Question: question 4 easy decorating uses a joborder costing system to...
Easy Decorating uses a job-order costing system to collect the costs of its interior decorating business. Each client's consultation is treated as a separate job. Overhead is applied to each job based on the number of decorator hours incurred. List below are data for the current year:
Estimated overhead $840,000
Actual overhead $861,000
Estimated decorator hours 40,000
Actual decorator hours 41,500
(a) Compute the predetermined overhead rate: $______ per decorator hour.
(b) Determine whether the overhead was under or over applied and by how much.