- Apportionment, Allocation, and Absorption of Overhead
Total overhead=€650000, Thus overhead as percentage of Direct material cost=650000/3430000*100=18.95%.
Thus overhead to be absorbed to Econo bikes at 18.95% of €2150000=€407425, and to Luxi 18.95% of €1280000=€242575
**Under the blanket overhead absorption rate as was the practice, the €650000 overhead absorbed between Econo and Luxi was 2000/3000*650000=€433333 and 1/3*€650000=€216667
1. After all the service department costs are apportioned to the production departments, the next step is to spread the factory overhead to the different products or job produced. This is termed as overhead absorption ...