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Calculate the amount of gross profit
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Question - In 2013, the Westgate Construction Company entered into a contract to construct a road for Santa Clara County for $10,000,000. The road was completed in 2015. Information related to the contract is as follows:

 

2013

2014

2015

Cost incurred during the year

$1,584,000

$3,240,000

$2,613,600

Estimated costs to complete as of year-end

5,616,000

2,376,000

0

Billings during the year

1,200,000

3,624,000

5,176,000

Cash collections during the year

1,080,000

2,800,000

6,120,000

Westgate uses the percentage-of-completion method of accounting for long-term construction contracts.

Required:

1. Calculate the amount of gross profit (loss) to be recognized in each of the three years.

2. In the journal below, complete the necessary journal entries for the year 2013 (credit various accounts for construction costs incurred).




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