Skylark Design, Inc. is a website design and consulting firm. The firm uses a job order costing system in which each client is a different job. Skylark Design assigns direct labor, licensing costs, and travel costs directly to each job. It allocates indirect costs to jobs based on a predetermined overhead allocation rate, computed as a percentage of direct labor costs. At the beginning of 2014, managing partner Judi Jacquin prepared the following budget estimates:

In November 2014, Skylark Design served several clients. Records for two clients appear here:

1. Compute Skylark Design’s direct labor rate and its predetermined overhead allocation rate for 2014.
2. Compute the total cost of each job.
3. If Judi wants to earn profits equal to 50% of service revenue, what fee should she charge each of these two clients?
4. Why does Skylark Design assign costs tojobs?

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