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Compare "direct method vs. "step-down" method of calculating this spreadsheet:

Cost Allocations from Service Departments to Producing Departments
6/12/2010


Personnel Administrative Residential Commercial Total Res/Comm Total Admin/Res/Com Grand Total
Direct Dept Costs $70,000 $90,000 $240,000 $400,000 $640,000 $730,000 $800,000
No. of Employees 6 10 36 24 60 70 $76
Direct Labor Hours 30,000 45,000 75000 75000 $75,000
Sq. Ft. Cleaned 4,500,000 9,970,000 14,470,000 14,470,000 14,470,000
Direct Method
Direct Dept. Costs N/A N/A
Personnel Allocation N/A N/A
Administrative Allocation N/A N/A
Total Costs N/A N/A


Step-down Method
Direct Dept. Costs
Step 1 - Personnel Allocation
Step 2 - Administrative Allocation
Total Costs
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