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Factory overhead cost variance report Tiger Equipment Inc., a manufacturer of construction equipment, prepared the following factory overhead cost budget for the Welding Department for May of the current year. The company expected to operate the department at 100% of normal capacity of 8,400 hours. Variable costs: Indirect factory wages $30,240 Power and light 20,160 Indirect materials 16,800 Total variable cost $ 67,200 Fixed costs: Supervisory salaries $20,000 Depreciation of plant and equipment 36,200 Insurance and property taxes 15,200 Total fixed cost 71,400 Total factory overhead cost $138,600 During May, the department operated at 8,860 standard hours. The factory overhead Costs incurred were indirect factory wages, $32,400; power and light, $21,000; indirect materials, $18,250; supervisory salaries, $20,000; depreciation of plant and equipment, $36,200; and insurance and property taxes, $15,200. Instructions Prepare a factory overhead cost variance report for May. To be useful for cost control, the budgeted amounts should be based on 8,860 hours.

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Factory overhead cost variance report

 Tiger Equipment Inc., a manufacturer of construction equipment, prepared the following factory overhead cost budget for the Welding Department for May of the current year. The company expected to operate the department at 100% of normal capacity of 8,400 hours.

Variable costs:
Indirect factory wages $30,240  
Power and light 20,160  
Indirect materials 16,800  
Total variable cost   $ 67,200
Fixed costs:
Supervisory salaries $20,000  
Depreciation of plant and equipment 36,200  
Insurance and property taxes 15,200  
Total fixed cost   71,400
Total factory overhead cost   $138,600

 During May, the department operated at 8,860 standard hours. The factory overhead Costs incurred were indirect factory wages, $32,400; power and light, $21,000; indirect materials, $18,250; supervisory salaries, $20,000; depreciation of plant and equipment, $36,200; and insurance and property taxes, $15,200.

 Instructions

 Prepare a factory overhead cost variance report for May. To be useful for cost control, the budgeted amounts should be based on 8,860 hours.

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