Jim Daniels Health Products has eight stores. The firm wants to expand by two more stores and

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Jim Daniels Health Products has eight stores. The firm wants to expand by two more stores and needs a bank loan to do this. Mr. Hewitt, the banker, will finance construction if the firm can present an acceptable three-month financial plan for January through March. Following are actual and forecasted sales figures:

Actual Additional information April forecast $330,000 Forecast November $280,000 $200,000 January December 320,000 220,0

Of the firm's sales, 40 percent are for cash and the remaining 60 percent are on credit. Of credit sales, 30 percent are paid in the month after sale and 70 percent are paid in the second month after the sale. Materials cost 30 percent of sales and are purchased and received each month in an amount sufficient to cover the following month's expected sales. Materials are paid for in the month after they are received. Labour expense is 40 percent of sales and is paid in the month of sales. Selling and administrative expense is 5 percent of sales and is also paid in the month of sales. Overhead is $28,000 in cash per month; Amortization expense is $10,000 per month. Taxes of $8,000 will be paid in January and dividends of $2,000 will be paid in March. Cash at the beginning of January is $80,000 and the minimum desired cash balance is $75,000.
For January, February, and March prepare a schedule of monthly cash receipts, monthly cash payments, and a complete monthly cash budget with borrowings and repayments.

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A cash budget is an estimation of the cash flows for a business over a specific period of time. These cash inflows and outflows include revenues collected, expenses paid, and loans receipts and payment.  Its primary purpose is to provide the...
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Foundations of Financial Management

ISBN: 978-1259024979

10th Canadian edition

Authors: Stanley Block, Geoffrey Hirt, Bartley Danielsen, Doug Short, Michael Perretta

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