fixed overhead absorption rate

The budgeted fixed overheads divided by the budgeted standard hours, budgeted production in units, or other budgeted production measure.

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • fixed overhead efficiency variance — In a system of standard costing, the difference arising between the actual labour hours worked and the standard time allowed for the quantity actually produced, valued at the standard fixed overhead absorption rate per hour. See: overhead… …   Accounting dictionary

  • fixed overhead capacity variance — capacity usage variance; = idle capacity variance In a system of standard costing, the difference arising between the actual hours worked and the budgeted capacity available, valued at the standard fixed overhead absorption rate per hour. It can… …   Accounting dictionary

  • absorption rate — ➔ rate1 * * * absorption rate UK US noun [C] ► (also overhead absorption rate, also recovery rate) ACCOUNTING the percentage of fixed costs (= costs that are the same each month) that a company pays for with the profits from particular products… …   Financial and business terms

  • standard fixed overhead cost — In standard costing, a standard cost derived from the standard time allowed for the performance of an operation or the production of a product and the standard fixed overhead absorption rate per unit of time for that operation or product …   Accounting dictionary

  • standard fixed overhead cost — In standard costing, a standard cost derived from the standard time allowed for the performance of an operation or the production of a product and the standard fixed overhead absorption rate per unit of time for that operation or product …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • overhead efficiency variance — overhead productivity variance; = productivity variance In a standard costing system, that part of the overhead total variance that arises from the more or less efficient use of the time available to carry out the actual production. It compares… …   Accounting dictionary

  • standard overhead cost — A standard cost for the fixed and/or variable overhead of an operation derived from the standard time allowed for the performance of the operation or the production of a product and the standard overhead absorption rate per unit of time for that… …   Accounting dictionary

  • standard overhead cost — A standard cost for the fixed and or variable overhead of an operation derived from the standard time allowed for the performance of the operation or the production of a product and the standard overhead absorption rate per unit of time for that… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • normal capacity — Fin a measure of the longrun average level of capacity that may be expected. This is often used in setting the budgeted fixed overhead absorption rate which gives it stability over time, although budgeted fixed overhead volume variances are… …   The ultimate business dictionary

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