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PROBLEM 4–16 Cost Flows [LO1]

Nature’s Way, Inc., keeps one of its production facilities busy making a perfume called Essence de la Vache. The perfume goes through two processing departments: Blending and Bottling.

The following incomplete Work in Process account is provided for the Blending Department for March:

 

Work in Process—Blending

   

March 1 balance                32,800

Materials                           147,600

Direct labor                        73,200

Overhead                         481,000  

Completed and transferred

to Bottling (760,000 ounces)  ?

March 31 balance                       ?

 

 

The $32,800 beginning inventory in the Blending Department consisted of the following ele- ments: materials, $8,000; direct labor, $4,000; and overhead applied, $20,800.

Costs incurred during March in the Bottling Department were: materials used, $45,000; direct labor, $17,000; and overhead cost applied to production, $108,000.

Required:

1.       Prepare journal entries to record the costs incurred in both the Blending Department and Bottling Department during March. Key your entries to items (a) through (g) below:

a.       Raw materials were issued for use in production.

b.       Direct labor costs were incurred.

c.       Manufacturing overhead costs for the entire factory were incurred, $596,000. (Credit Accounts Payable and use a single Manufacturing Overhead control account for the entire factory.)

d.       Manufacturing overhead was applied to production using a predetermined overhead rate.

e.       Units that were complete with respect to processing in the Blending Department were transferred to the Bottling Department, $722,000.

f.       Units that were complete with respect to processing in the Bottling Department were transferred to Finished Goods, $920,000.

g.       Completed units were sold on account for $1,400,000. The cost of goods sold was

$890,000.

2.       Post the journal entries from (1) above to T-accounts. The following account balances existed at the beginning of March. (The beginning balance in the Blending Department’s Work in Process account is given above.)

 

 

After posting the entries to the T-accounts, find the ending balances in the inventory accounts and the manufacturing overhead account.

 

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