Cholla Company's standard fixed overhead rate is based on budgeted fixed manufacturing overhead of $11,700 and budgeted production of 36,000 units. Actual results for the monthof October reveal that Cholla produced 35,000 units and spent $11,500 on fixed manufacturing overhead costsCalculate Cholla's fixed overhead spending variance. (Indicate the effect of each variance by selecting "F" for favorable, "U" for unfavorable.)FFixed Overhead Spending Variance

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Cholla Company's standard fixed overhead rate is based on budgeted fixed manufacturing overhead of $11,700 and budgeted production of 36,000 units. Actual results for the month
of October reveal that Cholla produced 35,000 units and spent $11,500 on fixed manufacturing overhead costs
Calculate Cholla's fixed overhead spending variance. (Indicate the effect of each variance by selecting "F" for favorable, "U" for unfavorable.)
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Fixed Overhead Spending Variance
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Cholla Company's standard fixed overhead rate is based on budgeted fixed manufacturing overhead of $11,700 and budgeted production of 36,000 units. Actual results for the month of October reveal that Cholla produced 35,000 units and spent $11,500 on fixed manufacturing overhead costs Calculate Cholla's fixed overhead spending variance. (Indicate the effect of each variance by selecting "F" for favorable, "U" for unfavorable.) F Fixed Overhead Spending Variance

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Meaning of Fixed Overhead Spending Variance:

Fixed Overhead spending variance is also known as fixed overhead budget variance and fixed overhead expenditure variance. Fixed overhead spending variance is the difference between the actual fixed overhead expenses incurred and the budgeted fixed overhead expense. An unfavorable variance means the actual overhead expenses is greater than anticipated.

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