Q1) Grenoble Enterprises had sales of $50,000 in March and $60,000 in April. Forecast sales for May, June, and July are $70,000, $80,00, and $100,000, respectively. Firm has a cash balance of $5,000 on May 1 and wants to sustain a minimum cash balance of $5,000. Provided following date, create and interpret cash budget for months of May, June, and July.
(1) Firm makes 20% of sales for cash, 60% are collected in next month, and remaining 20% are collected in second month following sale.
(2) Firm receives other income of $2,000 per month
(3) Firm's actual or expected purchases, all made for cash, are $50,000, $70,000, and $80,000 for months of May through July, respectively.
(4) Rent is $3,000 per month
(5) Wages and salaries are 10% of previous month's sales.
(6) Cash dividends of $3,000 will be paid in June.
(7) Payment of principle and interest of $4,000 is due in June
(8) Cash purchase of equipment costing $6,000 is scheduled in July
(9) Taxes of $6,000 are due in June