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ACCt301 week 8 assignment

23.05 Victoria
Falls Flour Mill Company started many years ago producing a single
product. It has grown to produce many
diverse consumer products ranging from foods to paper goods. Currently, the corporation is barely making a
profit, and the price of its stock has languished. Division managers have traditionally been
incentivized with stock options and awards.
However, management is evaluating a new bonus plan based on segment profits
within each division. Below are 20X4
facts about the Sugar Products Division, which generates 10% of overall
corporate revenue. The Sugar Products
Division has two key products – raw sugar and candy.
Total sales of raw sugar and candy $457,50,000
Traceable, controllable, sugar division fixed costs
Traceable, uncontrollable, sugar division fixed costs
Non-traceable, controllable, sugar division fixed costs 15,00,000
Non-traceable, uncontrollable, sugar division fixed costs
Variable selling, general, & administrative costs 90,50,000
Variable product costs
General corporate expenses for all divisions

Prepare a contribution income statement for the aggregated
Sugar Division (one column). If the
division manager is to be evaluated on controllable contribution margin, would
the Sugar Division manager appear to be entitled to a bonus?

23.08 Downhill
Manufacturing produces snow skis in a two-step production process – cutting and
laminating. The manufacturing center is
supported by two service centers – a health clinic and a janitorial
service. The following table reveals
certain facts about each activity:
clinic Janitorial
service Cutting
department Laminating
Employees 2 4 10 15
footage 1,200 600 12,000 8,000
incurred $1,80,000 $1,25,000 $7,00,000 $8,00,000

(a) Using the
direct method, allocate the service department costs to production. The clinic costs are to be allocated based on
employees, and the janitorial costs are to be allocated based on the square
24.02 Pure Comfort
manufactures and sells mattresses with adjustable air chambers. Pure Comfort has been producing and selling
approximately 500,000 units per year.
Each units sells for $600, and there are no variable selling, general,
or administrative costs. The company has
been approached by a foreign supplier who wishes to provide the air compressor
component for $90 per unit. Total annual
manufacturing costs, including air compressors, is as follows:
materials $500,00,000
labor 800,00,000
factory overhead 160,00,000
factory overhead 350,00,000

If Pure Comfort outsources the air compressor, it is
expected that direct materials will be reduced by 20%, direct labor by 30%, and
variable factory overhead by 25%. There
will be no reduction in fixed factory overhead.
(a) Should
Pure Comfort outsource the air compressor?
(b) If
outsourcing the air compressor will free up capacity, and enable Pure Comfort
to increase production and sales to 600,000 units per year, would it make sense
to outsource?

24.03 Summit
Paintball Supply manufactures paintballs used by recreational gamers. The cost of producing a box of 2,500
paintballs is as follows:
materials $12.50
labor 6.25
factory overhead 18.75
factory overhead 25.00
selling, general, and administrative costs
selling, general, and administrative costs
The fixed factory overhead and fixed SG&A cost is
allocated based on an assumption that the business will produce 400,000 boxes
of paintballs per year. The company has
capacity to produce 500,000 boxes without impacting either category of fixed
(a) The market
for paintballs has become very competitive. Management has requested to know
the break-even price that can be charged for a box of paintballs, assuming
production and sale of 400,000 boxes.
(b) Management
has received a special order request for 100,000 boxes of “private
label” paintballs. The order
specifies a per box price of $75. How
will profitability be impacted if the order is accepted?
24.04 Air Mall
produces a catalog that is placed in airline seatbacks during international
flights. Passengers typically skim the
catalog during flights and can buy selected merchandise from flight attendants,
duty and tax free, while over international waters. Below is a report for a recent period:
Total Beverages Jewelry
Sales $26,00,000 $14,00,000 $5,00,000 $7,00,000
Variable expenses
16,35,000 9,80,000 2,00,000 4,55,000
Contribution margin
$9,65,000 $4,20,000 $3,00,000 $2,45,000
Fixed expenses
9,00,000 3,00,000 3,00,000 3,00,000
Income (loss)
$65,000 $1,20,000 $- $(55,000)

The fixed expense is the amount paid for printing the
catalog and paying the airline to include the item in seatbacks. Management is evaluating discontinuing the
sale of electronics products. Fixed
costs will not change; however, jewelry sales are expected to increase by 30%.

Determine if overall income will be improved if the sale of
electronics products is ceased.

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