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    Sales Forecast: Creating a Master Budget

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    Help create a master budget from the following data:

    JESSI:

    Sales and Production Budgets: The marketing department of Jessi Corporation has submitted the following sales forecast for the upcoming fiscal year (all sales are on account):

    1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
    Units to be produced 12,000 14,000 13,000 11,000

    The selling price of the company's product is $18.00 per unit. Management expects to collect 65% of sales in the quarter in which the sales are made, 30% in the following quarter, and 5% of sales are expected to be uncollectible. The beginning balance of accounts receivable, all of which is expected to be collected in the first quarter, is $70,200. The company expects to start the first quarter with 1,650 units in finished goods inventory. Management desires an ending finished goods inventory in each quarter equal to 15% of the next quarter's budgeted sales. The desired ending finished goods inventory for the fourth quarter is 1,850 units.

    Prepare the company's sales budget and schedule of expected cash collections.
    Prepare the company's production budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

    HARESTON:

    Direct Materials and Direct Labor Budgets: The production department of Hareston Company has submitted the following forecast of units to be produced by quarter for the upcoming fiscal year:

    1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
    Units to be produced 7,000 8,000 6,000 5,000

    In addition, the beginning raw materials inventory for the first quarter is budgeted to be 1,400 pounds and the beginning accounts payable for the first quarter is budgeted to be $2,940. Each unit requires 2 pounds of raw material that costs $1.40 per pound. Management desires to end each quarter with an inventory of raw materials equal to 10% of the following quarter's production needs. The desired ending inventory for the fourth quarter is 1,500 pounds. Management plans to pay for 80% of raw material purchases in the quarter acquired and 20% in the following quarter. Each unit requires 0.60 direct labor-hours and direct labor-hour workers are paid $14.00 per hour.

    Prepare the company's direct materials budget and schedule of expected cash disbursements for purchases of materials for the upcoming fiscal year.
    Prepare the company's direct labor budget for the upcoming fiscal year, assuming that the direct labor workforce is adjusted each quarter to match the number of hours required to produce the forecasted number of units produced.

    Direct Labor and Manufacturing Overhead Budgets (8-14): The production department of Raredon Corporation has submitted the following forecast of units to be produced by quarter for the upcoming fiscal year:

    1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
    Units to be produced 12,000 14,000 13,000 11,000

    Each unit requires 0.70 direct labor-hours, and direct labor-hour workers are paid $10.50 per hour.
    In addition, the variable manufacturing overhead rate is $1.50 per direct labor-hour. The fixed
    manufacturing overhead is $80,000 per quarter. The only non-cash element of manufacturing overhead is depreciation, which is $22,000 per quarter.

    Prepare the company's direct labor budget for the upcoming fiscal year, assuming that the direct labor workforce is adjusted each quarter to match the number of hours required to produce the forecast number of units produced.
    Prepare the company's manufacturing overhead budget.

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