Bastille Corporation prepares monthly cash budgets. Here are the relevant data from operating budgets for 2017.
All sales and purchases are on account. Budgeted collections and disbursement data are given below. All other expenses are paid in the month incurred except for administrative expenses, which include $1,000 of depreciation per month.
1. Collections from customers: January $326,000; February $378,000.
2. Payments for purchases: January $110,000; February $135,000.
3. Other receipts: January: collection of December 31, 2016, notes receivable $15,000; February: proceeds from sale of securities $4,000.
4. Other disbursements: February $10,000 cash dividend.
The company s cash balance on January 1, 2017, is expected to be $46,000. The company wants to maintain a minimum cash balance of $40,000.
Prepare a cash budget for January and February.
A cash budget refers to a budget that provides a proper summary of cash paid or received during particular months or quarters. The cash budget enables a company to better manage its cash.
Answer and Explanation: 1
|Collections from customers||326,000||378,000|
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