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Minden Company is a wholesale distributor of premium European chocolates.
The company's balance sheet as of April 30 is given below:

Minden Company
Balance Sheet
April 30

Assets
Cash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,000
Accounts receivable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54,000
Inventory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,000
Buildings and equipment, net of depreciation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207,000
Total assets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300,000
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Accounts payable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 63,000
Note payable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14,500
Capital stock, no par . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180,000
Retained earnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42,500
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300,000

The company is in the process of preparing budget data for May. A number of budget items have
already been prepared, as stated below:

a. Sales are budgeted at $200,000 for May. Of these sales, $60,000 will be for cash; the remainder
will be credit sales. One-half of a month's credit sales are collected in the month the sales
are made, and the remainder is collected in the following month. All of the April 30 accounts
receivable will be collected in May.

b. Purchases of inventory are expected to total $120,000 during May. These purchases will all be
on account. Forty percent of all purchases are paid for in the month of purchase; the remainder
are paid in the following month. All of the April 30 accounts payable to suppliers will be paid
during May.

c. The May 31 inventory balance is budgeted at $40,000.

d. Selling and administrative expenses for May are budgeted at $72,000, exclusive of depreciation.
These expenses will be paid in cash. Depreciation is budgeted at $2,000 for the month.

e. The note payable on the April 30 balance sheet will be paid during May, with $100 in interest.
(All of the interest relates to May.)

f. New refrigerating equipment costing $6,500 will be purchased for cash during May.

g. During May, the company will borrow $20,000 from its bank by giving a new note payable to
the bank for that amount. The new note will be due in one year.

Required:
1. Prepare a cash budget for May. Support your budget with a schedule of expected cash
collections from sales and a schedule of expected cash disbursements for merchandise
purchases.
2. Prepare a budgeted income statement for May. Use the absorption costing income statement
format as shown in Schedule 9.
3. Prepare a budgeted balance sheet as of May 31.

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Minden Company
Balance Sheet
April 30

Assets
Cash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,000
Accounts receivable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54,000
Inventory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,000
Buildings and equipment, net of depreciation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207,000
Total assets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300,000
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Accounts payable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 63,000
Note payable . . ...

Solution Summary

Minden Company is a wholesale distributor of premium European chocolates.
The company's balance sheet as of April 30 is given below:

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