Middler Corporation, a manufacturer of electronics and communications systems, uses a service department charge system to charge profit centers with Computing and Communications Services (CCS) service department costs. The following

Middler Corporation, a manufacturer of electronics and communications systems, uses a service department charge system to charge profit centers with Computing and Communications Services (CCS) service department costs. The following table identifies an abbreviated list of service categories and activity bases used by the CCS department. The table also includes some assumed cost and activity base quantity information for each service for October. CCS Service Category Activity Base Budgeted Cost Budgeted Activity Base Quantity desk Number of calls $82,350 2,700 Network center Number of devices monitored 631,125 9,350 Electronic mail Number of user accounts 63,500 6,350 Handheld technology support Number of handheld devices issued 140,800 8,800 One of the profit centers for Middler Corporation is the Communication Systems (COMM) sector. Assume the following information for the COMM sector: The sector has 1,000 employees, of whom 30% are office employees. Almost all office employees (80%) have a computer on the network. 90 percent of the employees with a computer also have an e-mail account. The average number of desk calls for October was 1 calls per individual with a computer. There are 300 additional printers, servers, and peripherals on the network beyond the personal computers. All the nonoffice employees have been issued a handheld device. a. Determine the service charge rate for the four CCS service categories for October. Round your answers to two decimal places. CCS Service Category Service Charge Rate desk $fill in the blank 1 Per call Network center $fill in the blank 3 Per device monitored Electronic mail $fill in the blank 5 Per user or e-mail account Handheld technology support $fill in the blank 7 Per device b. Determine the charges to the COMM sector for the four CCS service categories for October. October charges to the COMM sector: desk charge $fill in the blank 9 Network center charge $fill in the blank 10 Electronic mail charge $fill in the blank 11 Handheld technology support $fill in the blank 12

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