Efficiency variances , Accounting Basics

Jackson Corporation uses a standard cost system, concerned manufacturing overhead on the basis of machine hours. The company's overhead standards per unit are given below.

Variable overhead: 4 hours at $9 per hour.

Fixed overhead: 4 hours at $6* per hour.

Based on planned monthly activity of 120,000 machine hours.

Real data for May were:

Number of units produced: 29,000.

Number of machine hours worked: 125,000.

Variable overhead costs incurred: $1,085,000.

Fixed overhead costs incurred: $755,000.



A. Determine the spending and efficiency variances for variable overhead.

B. Determine the budget and volume variances for fixed overhead.


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