Acc346 Managerial Accounting: P6-12 The Divine Cheesecake Shoppe is a national bakery

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Acc346 Managerial Accounting
P6-12 Activity-Based Costing for The Divine Cheesecake Shoppe
The Divine Cheesecake Shoppe is a national bakery that is known for its strawberry cheesecake. It also makes 12 different kinds of cheesecake as well as many other types of bakery items.
It has recently adopted an activity-based costing system to assign manufacturing overhead to products. The following data relate to its strawberry cheesecake and the ABC cost pools:
Strawberry Cheesecake:
Annual production 17,500 units
Direct materials per unit $6.00
Direct labor per unit $2.00

Cost Pool Cost Cost Driver
Materials ordering 72,000 Number of purchase orders
Materials inspection 75,000 Number of receiving reports
Equipment setup 105,000 Number of setups
Quality control 69,000 Number of inspections
Other 100,000 Direct labor cost
Total manufacturing overhead $421,000

Annual activity information related to cost drivers:
Cost Pool All Products Strawberry Cheesecake
Materials ordering 8,000 orders 100
Materials inspection 375 receiving reports 60
Equipment setup 3,000 setups 30
Quality control 3,000 inspections 150
Other $2,000,000 direct labor $35,000

Required:
a. Calculate the overhead rate per unit of activity for each of the five cost pools.
b. Calculate the total overhead assigned to the production of the strawberry cheesecake.
c. Calculate the overhead cost per unit for the strawberry cheesecake. Round to three decimal places.
d. Calculate the total unit cost for the strawberry cheesecake. Round to three decimal places.
e. Suppose that the Divine Cheesecake Shoppe allocates overhead by a traditional production volume-based method using direct labor dollars as the allocation base and one cost pool. Determine the overhead rate per direct labor dollar and the per unit overhead assigned to the strawberry cheesecake. Discuss the difference in cost allocations between the traditional method and the activity-based costing approach. Round to three decimal places.
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