Variable overhead expenditure variance, Cost Accounting

Variable Overhead Expenditure Variance

Budget for December 2003;

Shs.

Fixed Overheads

11,480

Variable Overheads

13,120

Labour Hours

3,280 hours

Standard Hours of Production

3,280 hours

Actual Results for December 2003

Shs.

Fixed Overheads

12,100

Actual Variable Overheads

13,930

Actual Labour Hours

3,150/hours

Standard Hours of Production

3,280 hours

= Actual Variable Overheads - (Actual labour hours x V.O.A.R)                         

= Shs.13, 930 - (3,150 x 4)

= Shs.13, 930 - Shs.12,600

=   Shs.1, 330 Unfavourable

The variance is unfavourable since we spent more than allowed.

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