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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

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Carl Warren
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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

8th Edition
Carl Warren
ISBN: 9781305961883
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Direct labor variances
Death Valley Bicycle Company manufactures mountain bikes. The following data for Octo-ber of the current year are available:

Determine the direct labor rate and time variances.

To determine

Concept Introduction:

Direct labor variances:

Direct labor variances refer to the difference between the standard direct labor cost and actual direct labor cost incurred. Direct labor cost variances are categorized into following categories:

  1. Direct labor Rate variance: this variance shows the difference of standard rate and actual rate of labor. The formula to calculate this variance is as follows:
  2.   Direct labor rate variance = (Actual rate – Standard rate) ×Actual hours

  3. Direct labor efficiency variance: this variance shows the difference of standard usage and actual usage of labor. The formula to calculate this variance is as follows:
  4.   Direct labor efficiency variance = (Actual hours – Standard hours)×Standard rate

  5. Direct labor cost variance: this variance shows the difference of standard cost and actual cost of labor. The formula to calculate this variance is as follows:
  6.   Direct labor cost variance = Direct labor rate variance + Direct labor efficiency variance

    Or

    Direct Labor cost variance = Actual Labor cost − Standard Labor Cost

Requirement-1:

To Calculate:

The Direct Labor Rate and Time variances

Explanation

The Direct Labor Rate and Time variances are calculated as follows:

    Direct Labor Rate Variance:
    Actual Rate (A) $ 18.50 Per hour
    Standard Rate (B) $ 19.00 Per hour
    Actual hours (C) 1100Hours
    Direct Labor Rate Variance (D) = (A-B)*C = $ 550 Favorable

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