The Crosby Company provides advertising services for clients across the nation. The Crosby Company is presently working on four projects, each for a different client. The Crosby Company accumulates costs for each account (client) on the basis of both direct costs and allocated indirect costs. The direct costs include the charged time of professional personnel and media purchases (air time and ad space). Overhead is allocated to each project as a percentage of media purchases. The predetermined overhead rate is 70% of media purchases. On June 1, the four advertising projects had the following accumulated costs:
June 1 Balances
Starks Bank ......... $ 180,000
Finley Airlines ........ 54,000
Branch Hotels ......... 140,000
Sanders Beverages ....... 76,500
Total ........... $ 450,500
During June, The Crosby Company incurred the following direct labor and media purchase costs related to preparing advertising for each of the four accounts:

At the end of June, both the Starks Bank and Finley Airlines campaigns were completed. The costs of completed campaigns are debited to the cost of services account. Journalize the summary entry to record each of the following for the month:
a. Direct labor costs
b. Media purchases
c. Overhead applied
d. Completion of Starks Bank and Finley Airlinescampaigns

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