Management Cost Accounting Worksheet

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Assignment Question(s): (Marks 10)

Q1. State the reasons for allocating support department costs to the operating department. What are its various methods? Provide numerical examples of any two methods and discuss how these methods could be used to allocate these costs?(CH 8, 2.5 Marks)

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Q2. Z&C has two support departments, A1 and A2, and two operating departments, B1 and B2. Z&C has decided to use the direct method and allocate variable A1 dept. costs based on the number of transactions and fixed A1 dept. costs based on the number of employees. A2 dept. variable costs will be allocated based on the number of service requests and fixed costs will be allocated based on the number of computers.The following information is provided:(CH 8, 2.5 Marks)

Support Departments

Operating Departments

A1

A2

B1

B2

Total Department variable costs

5,000

6,000

38,000

21,000

Total department fixed costs

5,800

11,000

42,000

18,000

Number of transactions

15

18

80

45

Number of employees

5

7

15

12

Number of service requests

12

7

15

10

Number of computers

6

8

10

12

Allocate variable and fixed costs.

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Q3.JTC Corporation is a metal product manufacturer that produces three products: A, B, and C. The joint costs of the three products in 2018 were SAR 50,000. The total number of units for each product and the selling price per unit are given below: (CH 9, 2.5 Marks)

Product

Units

Selling Price per unit

A

20,000

SAR 6

B

12,500

SAR 5

C

7,500

SAR 4

Using the physical volume method and sales value at the split-off method, allocate the joint costs to each product.

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Q4. ABC Ltd. is preparing a budget for 2018. Following are the information related to budget preparation:(CH 10, 2.5 Marks)

Budgeted selling price per unit = SAR 200 per unit

Total fixed costs = SAR 250,000

Variable costs = SAR 65 per unit

Required:

Prepare flexible budget for 2,000, 2,500, 3,000 and 3,500 units.

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