Exercise 15-32 (Algo) International Transfer Prices (LO 15-4) San Jose Company operates a Manufacturing Division and an Assembly Division. Both divisions are evaluated as profit centers. Assembly buys components from Manufacturing and assembles them for sale. Manufacturing sells many components to third parties in addition to Assembly. Selected data from the two operations follow.         Manufacturing Assembly Capacity (units)   402,000     202,000   Sales pricea $ 404   $ 1,310   Variable costsb $ 170   $ 484   Fixed costs $ 40,020,000   $ 24,020,000        a For Manufacturing, this is the price to third parties. b For Assembly, this does not include the transfer price paid to Manufacturing.   Suppose Manufacturing is located in Country A with a tax rate of 70 percent and Assembly in Country B with a tax rate of 30 percent. All other facts remain the same.  Required: a. Current production levels in Manufacturing are 202,000 units. Assembly requests an additional 42,000 units to produce a special order. What transfer price would you recommend? b. Suppose Manufacturing is operating at full capacity. What transfer price would you recommend? c. Suppose Manufacturing is operating at 381,000 units. What transfer price would you recommend? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) a. optimal transfer price    per unit  b. transfer price   per unit c. transfer price   per unit

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Exercise 15-32 (Algo) International Transfer Prices (LO 15-4)

San Jose Company operates a Manufacturing Division and an Assembly Division. Both divisions are evaluated as profit centers. Assembly buys components from Manufacturing and assembles them for sale. Manufacturing sells many components to third parties in addition to Assembly. Selected data from the two operations follow.

     

  Manufacturing Assembly
Capacity (units)   402,000     202,000  
Sales pricea $ 404   $ 1,310  
Variable costsb $ 170   $ 484  
Fixed costs $ 40,020,000   $ 24,020,000  
 

  

a For Manufacturing, this is the price to third parties.

b For Assembly, this does not include the transfer price paid to Manufacturing.
  

Suppose Manufacturing is located in Country A with a tax rate of 70 percent and Assembly in Country B with a tax rate of 30 percent. All other facts remain the same.
 

Required:

a. Current production levels in Manufacturing are 202,000 units. Assembly requests an additional 42,000 units to produce a special order. What transfer price would you recommend?

b. Suppose Manufacturing is operating at full capacity. What transfer price would you recommend?

c. Suppose Manufacturing is operating at 381,000 units. What transfer price would you recommend? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)

a. optimal transfer price    per unit 

b.

transfer price   per unit
c. transfer price   per unit

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