Manufacturing Account Format

The manufacturing account is a general ledger account used by a manufacturer to accumulate production costs such as direct materials, direct labor and manufacturing overheads. The account is used to calculate the manufacturing cost of goods completed during an accounting period.

Last modified August 22nd, 2019 by Michael Brown
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Predetermined Overhead Rate

A business calculates a predetermined overhead rate based on estimated overhead and activity levels in order to be able to apply overhead to its product costs.

Last modified August 23rd, 2019 by Michael Brown
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Product and Period Costs

A business needs to separate period and product cost as product costs are included as part of the inventory until the product is sold, whereas period costs are treated as an expense in the income statement in the period in which they are incurred.

Last modified July 16th, 2019 by Michael Brown
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Manufacturing Overhead

Manufacturing overheads, refer to all the indirect costs incurred in the factory necessary to run the manufacturing operation while the product is being produced.

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