Acc350 Managerial Accounting: E22A-32 Tremont, Inc. sells tire rims

Acc350 Managerial Accounting
E22A-32 Preparing an operating budget
Tremont, Inc. sells tire rims. Its sales budget for the nine months ended September 30, 2014, follows:
Quarter Ended Nine-Month Total
March 31 June 30 September 30
Cash sales, 20% 24,000 34,000 29,000 87,000
Credit sales, 80% 96,000 136,000 116,000 348,000
Total sales 120,000 170,000 145,000 435,000
In the past, cost of goods sold has been 40% of total sales. The director of marketing and the financial vice president agree each quarter’s ending inventory should not be below $20,000 plus 10% of cost of goods sold for the following quarter. The marketing director expects sales of $220,000 during the fourth quarter. The January 1 inventory was $32,000.

Prepare an inventory, purchases, and cost of goods sold budget for each of the first three quarters of the year. Compute cost of goods sold for the entire nine-month period.
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