The PC Works assembles custom computers from components supplied by various manufacturers. The company is very small and its assembly shop and retail sales store are housed in a single facility in a Redmond, Washington, industrial park. Listed below are some of the costs that are incurred at the company.
For each not, indicate whether it would most likely be classified as direct labor, direct materials, manufacturing overhead, marketing and selling, or an administrative cost.
1. The cost of a hard drive installed in a computer.
2. The cost of advertising in the Puget Sound Computer User newspaper.
3. The wages of employees who assemble computers from components.
4. Sales commissions paid to the company’s sales people.
5. The wages of the assembly shops supervisor.
6. The wages of the company’s accountant.
7. Depreciation on equipment used to test assembled computers before release to customers.
8. Rent on the facility in the industrial park.

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