# Question: Colerain Corporation is a merchandising company that is preparing a

Colerain Corporation is a merchandising company that is preparing a budget for the third quarter of the calendar year. The company’s balance sheet as of June 30 is shown below:
a. Estimated sales for July, August, September, and October will be \$200,000, \$220,000, \$210,000, and \$230,000, respectively.
b. All sales are on credit and all credit sales are collected. Each month’s credit sales are collected 30% in the month of sale and 70% in the month following the sale. All of the accounts receivable at June 30 will be collected in July.
c. Each month’s ending inventory must equal 40% of the cost of next month’s sales. The cost of goods sold is 65% of sales. The company pays for 50% of its merchandise purchases in the month of the purchase and the remaining 50% in the month following the purchase. All of the accounts payable at June 30 will be paid in July.
d. Monthly selling and administrative expenses are always \$65,000. Each month, \$5,000 of this total amount is depreciation expense and the remaining \$60,000 relates to expenses that are paid in the month they are incurred.
e. The company does not plan to borrow money or pay or declare dividends during the quarter ended September 30. The company does not plan to issue any common shares or repurchase its own shares during the quarter ended September 30.
Required:
1. Prepare a schedule of expected cash collections for July, August, and September. Also compute total cash collections for the quarter ended September 30.
2. a. Prepare a merchandise purchases budget for July, August, and September. Also compute total merchandise purchases for the quarter ended September 30.
b. Prepare a schedule of expected cash disbursements for merchandise purchases for July, August, and September. Also compute total cash disbursements for merchandise purchases for the quarter ended September 30th.
3. Prepare an income statement for the quarter ended September 30. Use the absorption format shown in Schedule 9.
4. Prepare a balance sheet as of September 30.

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