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    1. Weltin Industrial Gas Corporation supplies acetylene and other compressed gases to industry. Data regarding the store's operations follow:

    * Sales are budgeted at $390,000 for November, $370,000 for December, and $380,000 for January.
    * Collections are expected to be 90% in the month of sale, 5% in the month following the sale, and 5% uncollectible.
    * The cost of goods sold is 60% of sales.
    * The company purchases 70% of its merchandise in the month prior to the month of sale and 30% in the month of sale. Payment for merchandise is made in the month following the purchase.
    * Other monthly expenses to be paid in cash are $21,800.
    * Monthly depreciation is $18,000.
    * Ignore taxes.

    Required: a. Prepare a Schedule of Expected Cash Collections for November and December.
    b. Prepare a Merchandise Purchases Budget for November and December.
    c. Prepare Cash Budgets for November and December.
    d. Prepare Budgeted Income Statements for November and December.

    e. Prepare a Budgeted Balance Sheet for the end of December.

    NOTE: SEE ATTACHMENT FOR STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION

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    1. Weltin Industrial Gas Corporation supplies acetylene and other compressed gases to industry. Data regarding the store's operations follow:

    * Sales are budgeted at $390,000 for November, $370,000 for December, and $380,000 for January.
    * Collections are expected to be 90% in the month of sale, 5% in the month following the sale, and 5% uncollectible.
    * The cost of goods sold is 60% of sales.
    * The company purchases 70% of its merchandise in the month prior to the month of sale and 30% in the month of sale. Payment for merchandise is made in the month following the purchase.
    * Other monthly expenses to be paid in cash are $21,800.
    * Monthly depreciation is $18,000.
    * Ignore taxes.

    Required: a. Prepare a Schedule of Expected Cash Collections for November and December.
    b. Prepare a Merchandise Purchases Budget for November and December.
    c. Prepare Cash Budgets for November and December.
    d. Prepare Budgeted Income Statements for November and December.

    e. Prepare a Budgeted Balance Sheet for the end of December.

    NOTE: SEE ATTACHMENT FOR STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION

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