Southworth Company uses a job-order costing system and applies manufacturing overhead cost to jobs on the basis of the cost of direct materials used in production. Its predetermined overhead rate was based on a cost formula that estimated $248,000 of manufacturing overhead for an estimated allocation base of $155,000 direct material dollars.
The following transactions took place during the year (all purchases and services were acquired on account):
a. Raw materials purchased, $142,000.
b. Raw materials requisitioned for use in production (all direct materials), $150,000.
c. Utility bills incurred in the factory, $21,000.
d. Costs for salaries and wages were incurred as follows:
Direct labor $ 216,000
Indirect labor $ 90,000
Selling and administrative salaries $ 145,000