Shoehorn Company sells two types of shoes - budget shoes and premium shoes. Though only recently introducing
Shoehorn Company sells two types of shoes - budget shoes and premium shoes. Though only recently introducing premium shoes, the company is astounded by the profit margin on that product. On the other hand, the returns on the budget shoes have declined since premium shoes started being made and sold. The expected production and sales are 1,000 premium shoes and 20,000 budget shoes. Company management is concerned at the traditional overhead cost allocation system being used to cost overhead into the shoes and accumulated the following data from last year in order to conduct an activity based costing overhead allocation:
The numbers of activities for budget shoes and premium shoes are as follows:
a. Calculate the overhead rates for the following activities: purchasing, stitching and sales orders. b. Calculate the dollar amount of overhead that should be assigned to a budget shoe and a premium shoe, under the ABC system.