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Service department charges and activity bases For each of the following service departments, identify an activity base that could be used for charging the expense to the profit center: A. Legal B. Duplication services C. Electronic data processing D. Central purchasing E. Telecommunications F. Accounts receivable

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Financial & Managerial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119207

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Financial & Managerial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119207
Chapter 23, Problem 23.3EX
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Service department charges and activity bases

For each of the following service departments, identify an activity base that could be used for charging the expense to the profit center:

  • A. Legal
  • B. Duplication services
  • C. Electronic data processing
  • D. Central purchasing
  • E. Telecommunications
  • F. Accounts receivable

To determine

Service department charges: These are the indirect expenses incurred by profit center. These are charged for the services received by the department or division, based on the activity base of the service department.

To identify: The activity base of the given service department

Explanation of Solution

The following activity bases are identified for the service departments:

S. No Service Department Activity Base
A. Legal Number of hours of legal service
B. Duplication services Number of pages copied
C...

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