Budgets for Cash Collections from Sales and Cash Payments for Purchases. Catalina, Inc., produces tents used for camping. The dollar amount of the company’s quarterly sales and direct materials purchases are projected to be as follows (this information is derived from the previous exercises for Catalina, Inc.):
Assume all sales are made on credit. The company expects to collect 80 percent of sales in the quarter of sale and 20 percent the quarter following the sale. Accounts receivable at the end of last year totaled $400,000, all of which will be collected in the first quarter of the coming year. Assume all direct materials purchases are on credit. The company expects to pay 90 percent of purchases in the quarter of purchase and 10 percent the following quarter. Accounts payable at the end of last year totaled $30,000, all of which will be paid in the first quarter of this coming year.
a. Prepare a budget for cash collections from sales. Use a format similar to the top section of .
b. Prepare a budget for cash payments for purchases of materials. Use a format similar to the middle section of . Round to the nearest dollar.