Sales for October, November, and December are expected to be R200,000, R180,000, and R220,000, respectively, for Ripken Company. All sales are…

Sales for October, November, and December are expected to be R200,000,

R180,000, and R220,000, respectively, for Ripken Company. All sales are on

account (terms 2/15, net 30 days) and are collected 50 percent in the month of sale

and 50 percent in the following month. One-half of all sales discounts are taken on

the average. Materials are purch

Materials used 40,000 36,000 44,000

Salaries 70,000 68,000 72,000

Maintenance and repairs 18,000 18,000 18,000

Depreciation 36,000 36,000 36,000

Utilities and other 14,000 14,000 14,000

Dividends paid -0- 10,000 -0-

Payment on bonds 8,000 8,000 8,000


Using the given information, prepare a cash budget for November. (6)

Question 7: Control systems (14 marks)

Timothy, SA., uses a flexible budget for overhead costs. The company expects to

produce 40,000 units of the product it manufactures. Each unit requires 0.40 direct

labour hours. The cost formulas for each of the four overhead items (where X is

measured in direct labour hours) is as follows:

Cost Formula

Power 0.40X

Maintenance R15,000 + 0.60X

Indirect labour R18,000 + 2.50X

Rent R20,000


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