Entry for factory labor costs
The weekly time tickets indicate the following distribution of labor hours for three direct labor employees:
The direct labor rate earned per hour by the three employees is as follows:
|Tom Couro||$ 32|
The process improvement category includes training, quality improvement, and other indirect tasks.
a. Journalize the entry to record the factory labor costs for the week.
b. Assume that Jobs 301 and 302 were completed but not sold during the week and that Job 303 remained incomplete at the end of the week. How would the direct labor costs for all three jobs be reflected on the financial statements at the end of the week?
Direct labor cost
The employees working on particular job use time ticket to record the work done by them with respect to a particular job. The summary of time tickets is used for calculating direct labor cost for a particular job.
To record: journal entry the factory labor costs for the week
The journal entry for labor costs is prepared as follows:
|Date||Account titles and Explanation||
|Work in process Table (2)||3,676|
|Factory overhead Table (2)||164|
|(Record factory labor cost of Job)|