Loft Company uses a job order cost system and applies overhead to production on the basis of direct labor costs. On January 1, 2017, Job 50 was the only job in process. The costs incurred prior to January 1 on this job were as follows: direct materials $20,000, direct labor $12,000, and manufacturing overhead $16,000. As of January 1, 49 had been completed at a cost of $90,000 and was part of finished goods inventory. There was a $15,000 balance in the raw materials inventory account. During the month of January, Lott Company began production on Job 51 and 52, and completed Jobs 50 and 51. Jobs 49 and 50 were also sold on account during the month for $122,000 and $158,000, respectively. The following additional events occurred during this month.
Purchased additional raw materials of $90,000 on account.
Incurred factory labor costs of $70,000. Of this amount $16,000 related to employer payroll taxes.
Incurred manufacturing overhead costs as follows: indirect materials $17,000, indirect labor $20,000, depreciation expense on equipment $12,000, and various other manufacturing overhead costs on account $16,000.
Assigned direct materials and direct labor to jobs as follows
Job No. Direct Materials Direct Labor
50 $10,000 $5,000
51 39,000 25,000
52 30,000 20,000
1. Prepare the journal entries to record the purchase of raw materials, the factory labor costs incurred, and the manufacturing overhead costs incurred during the month of January.
1) Dr. Raw Materials $90,000
Cr. Accounts Payable $90,000
2) Dr. Factory Labor $70,000
Cr. Factory Wages Payable $54,000
Cr. Employer payroll taxes payable $16,000
3) Dr. MOH Raw Materials $17,000
Cr. Factory Labor $20,000
Cr. Accumulated Depreciation $19,000
Cr. Accounts Payable $16,000