Prepare a cash budget for january and february

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Merrick Company expects to have a cash balance of $46,000 on January 1, 2012. These are the relevant monthly budget data for the first two months of 2012.

1. Collections from customers: January $71,000, February $146,000

2. Payments to suppliers: January $40,000, February $75,000

3. Wages: January $30,000, February $40,000. Wages are paid in the month they are incurred.

4. Administrative expenses: January $21,000, February $24,000. These costs include depreciation of $1,000 per month. All other costs are paid as incurred.

5. Selling expenses: January $15,000, February $20,000. These costs are exclusive of depreciation. They are paid as incurred.

6. Sales of short-term investments in January are expected to realize $12,000 in cash. Merrick has a line of credit at a local bank that enables it to borrow up to $25,000. The company wants to maintain a minimum monthly cash balance of $20,000.


Prepare a cash budget for January and February.

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