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27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094

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27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Personal budget

At the beginning of the school year, Katherine Malloy decided to prepare a cash budget for the months of September, October, November, and December. The budget must plan for enough cash on December 31 to pay the spring semester tuition, which is the same as the fall tuition. The following information relates to the budget:

Cash balance, September 1 (from a summer job) $5,750
Purchase season football tickets in September 210
Additional entertainment for each month 275
Pay fall semester tuition in September 3,700
Pay rent at the beginning of each month 600
Pay for food each month 235
Pay apartment deposit on September 2 (to be returned December 15) 500
Part-time job earnings each month (net of taxes) 1,400
  1. a. Prepare a cash budget for September, October, November, and December.
  2. b. Are the four monthly budgets that are presented prepared as static budgets or flexible budgets?
  3. c. What are the budget implications for Katherine Malloy?

a.

To determine

Cash budget is a budget that is prepared to estimate the cash inflows and cash outflows for a particular period of time. It is used to find out whether adequate cash required for business operations is available with the company. It includes cash receipts, cash payments, and short-term financing. It excludes non-cash transactions such as depreciation expense, conversion of bonds to other type of assets, and exchange of non-cash assets for only non-cash assets.

To Prepare: The cash budget for September, October, November, and December.

Explanation

The following table shows the cash budget for September, October, November, and December.

b.

To determine

To Describe: Whether the four monthly budgets that are prepared are static budgets or flexible budgets.

c.

To determine

To Explain: The budget implications for Company KM.

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