The Liston Inc. has forecast the following sales for the first seven months of the year:
January $10,000 May $10,000
February 12,000 June 16,000
April 20,000 July 18,000
Monthly material purchases are set equal to 30 percent of forecasted sales for the next month. Of the total material costs, 40 percent are paid in the month of purchase and 60 percent in the following month. Labor costs will run $4,000 per month, and fixed overhead is $2,000 per month. Interest payments on the debt will be $3,000 for both March and June. Finally, the Liston sales force will receive a 1.5 percent commission on total sales for the first six months of the year, to be paid on June 30.
Prepare a monthly summary of cash payments for the six-month period from January through June. (Note: Compute prior December purchases to help get total material payments for January.)© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 6:07 pm ad1c9bdddf
The solution provides the monthly summary of cash payments for Liston Inc