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Job order cost accounting for a Service company The law firm of Furlan and Benson accumulates costs associated with individual cases, using a job order cost system. The following transactions occurred during July: July 3. Charged 175 hours of professional (lawyer) time at a rate of $150 per hour to the Obsidian Co. breech of contract suit to prepare for the trial 10. Reimbursed travel costs to employees for depositions related to the Obsidian case, $185 14. Charged 260 hours of professional time for the Obsidian trial at a rate of $185 per hour 18. Received invoice from consultants Wadsley and Harden for $30,000 for expert testimony related to the Obsidian trial 27. Applied office overhead at a rate of $62 per professional hour charged to the Obsidian case 31. Paid administrative and support salaries of $28,500 for the month 31. Used office supplies for the month, $4,000 31. Paid professional salaries of $74,350 for the month 31. Billed Obsidian $172,500 for successful defense of the case a. Provide the journal entries for each of these transactions. b. How much office overhead is over- or underapplied? c. Determine the gross profit on the Obsidian case, assuming that over- or underapplied office overhead is closed monthly to cost of services.

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Job order cost accounting for a Service company

The law firm of Furlan and Benson accumulates costs associated with individual cases, using a job order cost system. The following transactions occurred during July:

July 3. Charged 175 hours of professional (lawyer) time at a rate of $150 per hour to the Obsidian Co. breech of contract suit to prepare for the trial
10. Reimbursed travel costs to employees for depositions related to the Obsidian case, $185
14. Charged 260 hours of professional time for the Obsidian trial at a rate of $185 per hour
18. Received invoice from consultants Wadsley and Harden for $30,000 for expert testimony related to the Obsidian trial
27. Applied office overhead at a rate of $62 per professional hour charged to the Obsidian case
31. Paid administrative and support salaries of $28,500 for the month
31. Used office supplies for the month, $4,000
31. Paid professional salaries of $74,350 for the month
31. Billed Obsidian $172,500 for successful defense of the case
  1. a. Provide the journal entries for each of these transactions.
  2. b. How much office overhead is over- or underapplied?
  3. c. Determine the gross profit on the Obsidian case, assuming that over- or underapplied office overhead is closed monthly to cost of services.

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