Exercise 15-12

Don Lieberman and Associates, a CPA firm, uses job order costing to capture the costs of its audit jobs. There were no audit jobs in process at the beginning of November. Listed below are data concerning the three audit jobs conducted during November.

    

Lynn

Brian

Mike

 

Direct materials

$630

$440

$210

 

Auditor labor costs

$5,700

$7,260

$4,260

 

Auditor hours

77

89

51

 Overhead costs are applied to jobs on the basis of auditor hours, and the predetermined overhead rate is $54 per auditor hour. The Lynn job is the only incomplete job at the end of November. Actual overhead for the month was $13,610.
 

(a) Determine the cost of each job.

    

Cost

 

Lynn

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Brian

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Mike

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 (b) Indicate the balance of the Service Contracts in Process account at the end of November.

  

Balance in service contracts in process account

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 (c) Calculate the ending balance of the Operating Overhead account for November.

  

Balance in operating overhead account

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