ACC 355-001 – Quiz #2 (Winter 2013)
(Take Home Quiz)
Velshi Printers has contracts to complete weekly advertising supplements required by forty-six customers. For the year 2010, manufacturing overhead cost estimates total $840,000 for an annual production capacity of 12 million pages.
For 2010 Velshi Printers has decided to evaluate the use of additional cost pools. After analyzing manufacturing overhead costs, it was determined that number of design changes, setups, and inspections are the primary manufacturing overhead cost drivers. The following information was gathered during the analysis:
Cost pool Manufacturing overhead costs Activity level
Design changes $ 120,000 300 design changes
Setups 640,000 5,000 setups
Inspections 80,000 8,000 inspections
Total manufacturing overhead costs $840,000
During 2010, two customers, Money Managers and Hospital Systems, are expected to use the following printing services:
Activity Money Managers Hospital Systems
Pages 60,000 76,000
Design changes 10 0
Setups 20 10
Inspections 30 38
1) Using ABC, calculate the activity driver rate for each for each overhead activity.
2) Using ABC, calculate the total amount of overhead that will be allocated to each of the two customers given.
3) Using ABC, calculate the overhead cost per page for each of the two customers given.