[Solved] Jones Construction Currently Uses Traditional Costing Where Overhead Is Applied

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Jones Construction currently uses traditional costing where overhead is applied based on direct labour hours.Using traditional costing,the applied overhead rate is $20 per direct labour hour. They are considering a switch to activity-based costing (ABC).The company controller has come up with preliminary overhead rates for each of the following activities: img One of the company's current jobs has the following information available: img Which of the following statements is true when comparing the total overhead allocated to the job using traditional versus ABC costing?

A) ABC costing will yield $215 less in overhead cost being allocated to the job.
B) ABC costing will yield $735 less in overhead cost being allocated to the job.
C) ABC costing will yield $545 more in overhead cost being allocated to the job.
D) ABC costing will yield $785 more in overhead cost being allocated to the job.

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