Q1) Slimware is thinking of establishing a zero-balance system for its payroll account. Presently, firm pays its hourly employees every week on late Friday afternoon and puts check for $750,000 in bank to cover payroll each Monday morning. Slimware has find out that checks clear its bank as follows:
Day |
Percent clearing |
Monday |
26% |
Tuesday |
51% |
Wednesday |
14% |
Thursday |
7% |
Friday |
2% |
Determine annual pretax return to Slimware if firm can earn 9% on any funds released from employing zero-balance system? Suppose company has 52 weekly pay periods each year.