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Question : Esquire Clothing allocates fixed manufacturing overhead to


Esquire Clothing allocates fixed manufacturing overhead to each suit using budgeted direct manufacturing labor-hours per suit. Data pertaining to fixed manufacturing overhead costs for June 2012 are budgeted, $62,400, and actual, $63,916.

Required:
1. Compute the spending variance for fixed manufacturing overhead. Comment on the results.
2. Compute the production-volume variance for June 2012. What inferences can Esquire Clothing draw from this variance?