The gross earnings of the factory workers for Waterway Company during the month of January are $86,000. The employer’s payroll taxes for the factory payroll are $9,500. The fringe benefits to be paid by the employer on this payroll are $5,300. Of the total accumulated cost of factory labor, 81% is related to direct labor and 19% is attributable to indirect labor.(a) Prepare the entry to record the factory labor costs for the month of January.(b) Prepare the entry to assign factory labor to production.

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The gross earnings of the factory workers for Waterway Company during the month of January are $86,000. The employer’s payroll taxes for the factory payroll are $9,500. The fringe benefits to be paid by the employer on this payroll are $5,300. Of the total accumulated cost of factory labor, 81% is related to direct labor and 19% is attributable to indirect labor.

(a) Prepare the entry to record the factory labor costs for the month of January.
(b) Prepare the entry to assign factory labor to production.

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