Petes Plant Stands manufactures wooden stands used by plant nurseries. In May 2010, the company manufactured 18,000

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Pete’s Plant Stands manufactures wooden stands used by plant nurseries. In May 2010, the company manufactured 18,000 and sold 16,560 stands. The cost per unit for the 18,000 stands produced was as follows:
Direct material ......... $ 9.00
Direct labor ......... 6.00
Variable overhead ........ 3.00
Fixed overhead ......... 4.00
Total ............. $22.00
There were no beginning inventories for May and no work in process at the end of May.
a. What is the value of ending inventory using absorption costing?
b. What is the value of ending inventory using variable costing?
c. Which accounting method, variable or absorption, would have produced the higher net income for May?

Ending Inventory
The ending inventory is the amount of inventory that a business is required to present on its balance sheet. It can be calculated using the ending inventory formula                Ending Inventory Formula =...
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Cost Accounting Foundations and Evolutions

ISBN: 978-1111626822

8th Edition

Authors: Michael R. Kinney, Cecily A. Raiborn

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