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Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
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Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337115773
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In the sell-or-process-further decision,

  1. a. joint costs are always relevant.
  2. b. total costs of joint processing and further processing are relevant.
  3. c. all costs incurred prior to the split-off point are relevant.
  4. d. the most profitable outcome may be to further process some separately identifiable products beyond the split-off point, but sell others at the split-off point.
  5. e. None of these.

To determine

Identify the correct statement regarding the sell-or-process further decision.

Explanation

Sell-or-Process-Further Decision:

Sell-or-process further decision can be defined as the analysis of relevant costing which emphasizes on decision making regarding whether to process the product beyond its split-off point.

d.

Under the sell-or-process further decision, the further processing of separately identifiable products beyond the split-off point may be more profitable rather than selling the products at split-off point. Therefore, this option is correct.

a.

Under the sell-or-process further decision, the joint costs are the irrelevant costs because these costs are considered as sunk costs...

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