Acct301 Essentials of Accounting: E5-3 Santa Fe Company purchased merchandise for resale

Acct301 Essentials of Accounting: E5-3 Santa Fe Company purchased merchandise for resale

Acct301 Essentials of Accounting

Exercise 5-3 Analyzing and recording merchandise transactions-both buyer and seller
Santa Fe Company purchased merchandise for resale from Mesa Company with an invoice price of $18,600 and credit terms of 2/10, n/60. The merchandise had cost Mesa $12,685. Santa Fe paid within the discount period. Assume that both buyer and seller use a perpetual inventory system.
1a. Prepare entries that the buyer should record for the purchase.
1b. Prepare entries that the buyer should record for the cash payment.
2a. Prepare entries that the seller should record for the sale.
2b. Prepare entries that the seller should record for the cash collection.
3. Assume that the buyer borrowed enough cash to pay the balance on the last day of the discount period at an annual interest rate of 8% and paid it back on the last day of the credit period. Compute how much the buyer saved by following this strategy.(Use 365 days a year. Round your intermediate calculations and final answer to 2 decimal places.)
Acct301 Essentials of Accounting: E5-3 Santa Fe Company purchased merchandise for resale
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