Calculate the total net realizable value, Cost Accounting

Surplus Stores Ltd is a company which frequently buy goods in large quantities and makes alterations to the goods before selling. At 31 Dec 2000 the following items were included in stock:

(1) 8000 pairs of rubber boots. These had cost $6.50 per pair. In order to make them saleable Surplus Stores Ltd will buy linings at a cost of $1.20 per pair. These linings have not yet been delivered or paid for. The labour cost of fitting linings to boots will total $500. The expected selling price is $9.95 per pair.

(2)  100 pairs of fire damaged shoes. These cost $3000 in total. 200 pairs are so badly damaged that they will be destroyed. The remaining 800 pairs will need cleaning and polishing at a total cost of $960. This work has not yet been done. It is expected that the shoes will sell for $7.49 per pair.

(3) 40 large tents which were purchased for $150 each. After inspection the company estimated that repairs to the tents will cost a total of $250. These repairs will take 2 months and the company estimates the storage costs will amount to $1 per tent per month. The company is expecting to sell the tents for $180 each but expects to give a trade discount of 5% on half the tents and pay carriage of $4 per tent on 40% of the tents.

(4) 500 jackets in a now unfashionable style. Surplus Stores Ltd paid $8 for each jacket but is offering to sell them at $10 each. The company expects to sell 200 at this price with the remainder being sold off at $9 each. For all jacket sales they will have to pay packing and carriage of $1.50 per jacket.

(5) 20 cameras which were bought for a total cost of $1240. The company has decided to include a case, costing $2.50 and additional equipment, costing $6 with each camera which will then retail at $89. The cases and additional equipment have yet to be acquired.

REQUIRED:

Calculate the total and the total net realizable value for each of the above items at 31 Dec 2000.     

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