Managerial Accounting: PA8-4 Wesley Power Tools manufactures a wide variety
Managerial Accounting PA8-4 Wesley Power Tools PA8-4 Preparing Operating Budget Components Wesley Power Tools manufactures a wide variety of tools and accessories. One of its more popular items is a cordless power handisaw. Use the following information about this product line to complete the problem requirements. Each handisaw sells for $44. Wesley expects the following unit sales: January 2,000 February 2,200 March 2,700 April 2,500 May 1,900 Wesley’s ending finished goods inventory policy is 30 percent of the next month’s sales. Suppose each handisaw takes approximately 0.75 hours to manufacture, and Wesley pays an average labor wage of $18 per hour. Each handisaw requires a plastic housing that Wesley purchases from a supplier at a cost of $7.00 each. The company has an ending raw materials inventory policy of 25 percent of the following month’s production requirements. Materials other than the housing unit total $4.50 per handisaw. Manufacturing overhead for this product includes $72,000 annual fixed overhead (based on production of 27,000 units) and $1.20 per unit variable manufacturing overhead. Wesley’s selling expenses are 7 percent of sales dollars, and administrative expenses are fixed at $18,000 per month. Required: Compute the following for the first quarter: (Round your intermediate calculations for Direct Labor Budget to 2 decimal places and other intermediate calculations to nearest whole dollar.) 1. Sales Budget 2. Production budget. 3. Raw materials purchases budget for the plastic housings. 4. Direct labor budget.
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