Budget Variances, Materials and Labor Cinturon Corporation produces high-quality leather belts. The company’s plant in Boise uses a standard costing

Budget Variances, Materials and Labor
Cinturon Corporation produces high-quality leather belts. The company’s plant in Boise uses a standard costing system and has set the following standards for materials and labor:
During the first month of the year, Boise plant produced 92,000 belts. Actual leather purchased was 287,500 strips at $3.60 per strip. There were no beginning or ending inventories of leather. Actual direct labor was 78,200 hours at $12.50 per hour.
Refer to the information for Cinturon Corporation above.
Required:
1. Compute the costs of leather and direct labor that should be incurred for the production of92,000 leather belts.
2. Compute the total budget variances for materials and labor.
3. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Would you consider these variances material with a need for investigation? Explain.

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