Reference no: EM131033062
Shanghi Exports, LTD produces wall mounts for flat panel television sets. The forecasted income statement for 2014 is as follows:
Shanghai Exports, LTD
Budgeted Income Statement
For the Year 2014
Sales ($ 44 per unit)$ 4,400,000
Cost of good sold ($ 32 per unit)(3,200,000)
Selling expenses ($ 3 per unit)(300,000)
Net income$ 900,000
Additional Information (1) Of the production costs and selling expenses, $800,000 and $100,000, respectively, are fixed. (2) Shanghai Exports, LTD received a special order from a hospital supply company offering to buy 12,500 wall mounts for $30. If it accepts the order, there will be no additional selling expenses, and there is currently sufficient excess capacity to fill the order. The company's sales manager argues for rejecting the order because "we are not in the business of paying $32 to make a product to sell for $30."
Calculate the net benefit (cost) of accepting the special order.