Question

Com-Con Manufacturing Co. estimates the following labor and overhead costs for the period:
Variable overhead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $44,200
Fixed overhead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50,050
Total estimated overhead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $94,250
Estimated direct labor cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65,000
Standard direct labor rate per hour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... $10
Each unit will require 26 hours of labor.
Estimated production for the period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500 units
Production statistics for the period:
Actual production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510 units
Actual direct labor hours used. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,015 hours
Actual direct labor cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $133,400
Actual overhead costs:
Variable costs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45,009
Fixed costs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50,125

Required:
Use the four-variance method for overhead analysis. Calculate the variances for direct labor and overhead. Prove that the over-head variances equal over or underapplied factory overhead for the period.



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