Prepare the contract account, Financial Accounting

During its financial year ended 30 June 20x7 Beavers Ltd, an engineering company, has worked on several contracts. Information relating to one of them is given below.

Contract X201


Date Commenced

1 July 20X6

Estimated Completion Date

30 Sept 20X7

Contract Price

RO 240,000

Proportion of work certified as satisfactorily completed (and invoiced) up to June 20X7

RO 180,000

Amount received from contractee

RO 150,000

Costs up to 30 June 20X7



RO 91,000

Material sent to site

RO 36,000

Other contract costs

RO 18,000

Proportion of head office costs

RO 6,000

Plant and equipment transferred to the site (at book value on 1 July 20X6)

RO 9,000

The plant and equipment is expected to have a book value of about RO 1,000 when the contract is completed.

Stock of materials at site on 30 June 20X7

RO 3,000

Expected additional costs to complete the contract



RO 10,000

Materials (including stock at 30 June 20X7)

RO 12,000

Other (including head office costs)

RO 8,000

Company policy is to recognize profit on contracts as follows


Profit to be recognized = {Value of work certified / Total contract value} x Estimated total

                                                                                                                     Contract Profit

a)  Prepare the Contract account.

b) The profit to be recognized on the Contract to date.

c)  The amount to be shown on the company balance sheet as at 30 june 20X7 in respect on Contract X201 are:

a.  Stocks

b.  Debtors

Posted Date: 2/19/2013 7:21:51 AM | Location : United States

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