Acc225 Fundamental Accounting Principles: P17-25A Quaint Construction, Inc., is a home

Acc225 Fundamental Accounting Principles

P17-25A Accounting for construction transactions
Quaint Construction, Inc., is a home builder in Arizona. Quaint uses a job order costing system in which each house is a job. Because it constructs house, the company uses an account titled Construction overhead. The company applies overhead based on estimated direct labor costs. For the year, it estimated construction overhead of $1,100,000 and total direct labor cost of $2,750,000. The following events occurred during August:
A. Purchased materials on account, $400,000.
B. Requisitioned direct materials and used direct labor in construction. Record the materials requisitioned.
Direct Materials Direct Labor
House 402 54,000 42,000
House 403 68,000 35,000
House 404 63,000 57,000
House 405 85,000 53,000
C. The company incurred total wages of $200,000. Use the data from item b to assign the wages.
D. Depreciation of construction equipment, $6,200.
E. Other overhead costs incurred on houses 402 through 405:
Indirect labor 13,000
Equipment rentals paid in cash 37,000
Worker liability insurance expired 3,300
F. Allocated overhead to jobs.
G. Houses completed: 402,404
H. Houses sold: 404 for $250,000.

1. Calculate Quaint's construction overhead application rate for the year.
2. Prepare journal entries to record the events in the general journal.
3. Open T- accounts for work in process inventory and Finished goods inventory . Post the appropriate entries to these accounts, identifying each entry by letter. Determine the ending account balances, assuming that the beginning balances were zero.
4. Add the costs of the unfinished houses, and show this total amount equals the ending balance in the work in process inventory account.
5. Add the cost of the completed house that has not yet been sold, and show that this equals the ending balance in Finished goods inventory.
6. Compute gross profit on the house that was sold. What costs must gross profit cover for Quaint Construction?
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