Bailey Distributing Company: Financial Organizations(Bsc402)

Topics: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Accounts receivable, Balance sheet Pages: 4 (548 words) Published: February 17, 2011
DATA
Company: Bailey Distributing Company

Current Credit Policy
1/10, net 30
40% of customers under discount
$200,000 annual sales
20,000 units, annual sales

New Credit Policy
3/10, net 50
50% of customers under discount
$250,000 annual sales
25,000 units, annual sales

Ordering Cost: $100/ order
Carrying Cost: $1/ units
Average Cost: $6, 50/ unit
Average Inventory: EOQ/2

Cost of Goods Sold= 65% of Net Sales
General and Administrative Expenses= 10% of Net Sales
Interest on Increase in Accounts Receivable and Inventory= 12% Taxes= 25% of Before- Tax Income

QUESTIONS

a.Compute the accounts receivable balance before and after the change in the cash discount policy. Use the net sales (total sales2cash discounts) to determine the average daily sales and the accounts receivable balances. b.Determine EOQ before and after the change in the cash discount policy. Translate this into average inventory (in units and dollars) before and after the change in the cash discount policy. c.Complete the income statement on the top of page 207.

d.Should the new cash discount policy be utilized? Briefly comment.


SOLUTIONS
Answer to question a
Using the cash collection period formula we will calculate the Accounts Receivable.
AR= CCP * ADS

-Current Credit Policy

Net Sales= Sales – Discounts
Discounts= [$200,000 * 40%] * 1%= $80,000* 1% = $800
Net Sales =$200,000 - $800= $199,200

CCP=10 [1]
[2]

From [1] and [2] AR=10 * 553.33 =$5533.3

-New Credit Policy

Net Sales= Sales – Discounts
Discounts= [$250.000 * 50%] * 3%= $125.000* 3% = $3.750
Net Sales =$250.000 - $3.750= $246.250

CCP=30 [1]
[2]

From [1] and [2] AR=30 * 684.03 =$20.520, 9

Answer to question b

EOQ= economic ordering quantity
S= total sales in units
O= ordering cost for each order
C= carrying cost per unit in dollars

-Current Credit Policy

S=...
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