Managerial Accounting (5th Edition)
5th Edition
ISBN: 9780134128528
Author: Karen W. Braun, Wendy M. Tietz
Publisher: PEARSON

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Textbook Question
Chapter 5, Problem 5.59BP

Prepare a production cost report and journal entries (Learning Objectives 4 & 5)

Antique Accessories manufactures auto roof racks in a two-stage process that includes shaping and plating. Steel alloy is the basic raw material of the shaping process, The steel is molded according to the design specifications of automobile manufacturers. The Plating Department then adds an anodized finish.

At March 31, before recording the transfer of cost from the Plating Department to Finished Goods Inventory, the Antique Accessories general ledger included the following account:

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The direct materials (rubber pads) are added at the end of the plating process. Conversion costs are incurred evenly throughout the process. Work in process of the Plating Department on March 1 consisted of 600 racks. The \$26,370 beginning balance of Work in Processâ€”Plating includes \$14,400 of transferred-in cost and \$11,970 of conversion cost, During March, 3,000 racks were transferred in from the Shaping Department. The Plating Department transferred 2,200 racks to Finished Goods Inventory in March and 1,400 were still in process on March 31. This ending inventory was 50% of the way through the plating process.

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