EastGate Physical Therapy Inc. is planning its cash payments for operations for the first quarter (January–March). The Accrued Expenses Payable balance on January 1 is $15,000. The budgeted expenses for the next three months are as follows:
Other operating expenses include $3,000 of monthly depreciation expense and $500 of ] monthly insurance expense that was prepaid for the year on May 1 of the previous year. Of the remaining expenses, 70% are paid in the month in which they are incurred, with the remainder paid in the following month. The Accrued Expenses Payable balance on January 1 relates to the expenses incurred in December.
Prepare a schedule of cash payments for operations for January, February, and March.