### Prepare a sales budget by month

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Milo Company manufactures beach umbrellas. The company is preparing detailed budgets for the third quarter and has assembled the following information to assist in the budget preparation:

(a) The Marketing Department has estimated sales as follows for the remainder of the year (in units).

(b)All sales are on account. Based on past experience, sales are collected in the following pattern:
30% in the month of sales
65% in the month following sales
5% uncollectible
Sales for June totaled \$300,000.
(c)The company maintains finished goods inventories equal to 15% of the following month's sales. This requirement will be met at the end of June.
(d)Each beach umbrella requires 4 feet of Gilden, a material that is sometimes hard to acquire. Therefore, the company requires that the ending inventory of Gilden be equal to 50% of the following month's production needs. The inventory of Gilden on hand at beginning and end of the quarter will be:

(e)Gilden costs \$0.80 per foot. One-half of a month's purchases of Gilden is paid for in the month of purchase; the remainder is paid for in the following month. The accounts payable on July 1 for purchases of Gilden during June will be \$76,000.
Required:

1.Prepare a sales budget, by month and in total, for the third quarter. (Show your budget in both units and dollars.) Also prepare a schedule of expected cash collections, by month and in total, for the third quarter.

2. Prepare a production budget for each of the months July-October.

3. Prepare a direct materials budget for Gilden, by month and in total, for the third quarter. Also prepare a schedule of expected cash disbursements for Gilden, by month and in total, for the third quarter.

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