Directions: Your assignment this week is to answer the below three questions. Please note that Question #3 has 2 parts, Part A and Part B. Please show your work for full credit and use the box provided. Please add more rows or columns to the box if needed.
1. Biltz Company uses a predetermined overhead rate based on direct labor hours to allocate manufacturing overhead to jobs. During the year, the company actually incurred manufacturing overhead costs of $582,000 and 135,000 direct labor hours were worked. The company estimated that it would incur $525,000 of manufacturing overhead during the year and that 150,000 direct labor hours would be worked.
2. The following account balances at the beginning of January were selected from the general ledger of Ocean City Manufacturing Company:
3. Vintage Fun reproduces old-fashioned style roller skates and skateboards. The annual production and sales of roller skates is 950 units, while 1,750 skateboards are produced and sold. The company has traditionally used direct labor hours to allocate its overhead to products. Roller skates require 2.5 direct labor hours per unit, while skateboards require 1.25 direct labor hours per unit. The total estimated overhead for the period is $114,300. The company is looking at the possibility of changing to an activity-based costing system for its products. If the company used an activity-based costing system, it would have the following three activity cost pools: