On May 3, 2017, Eisler Company consigned 80 freezers, costing $500 each, to Remmers Company. The cost of shipping the freezers amounted to $840 and was paid by Eisler Company. On December 30, 2017, a report was received from the consignee, indicating that 40 freezers had been sold for $750 each. Remittance was made by the consignee for the amount due after deducting a commission of 6%, advertising of $200, and total installation costs of $320 on the freezers sold.
(a) Compute the inventory value of the units unsold in the hands of the consignee.
(b) Compute the profit for the consignor for the units sold.
(c) Compute the amount of cash that will be remitted by the consignee.
Value of unsold unit= $20,420
Profit = $7,260
Cash = $27,680
A remittance is a monetary payment that is sent to another party. In general, it is a payment of a bill made by the customer to its supplier.
(a) Inventory value of unsold units of freezers
(Contract Costs) Rex’s Reclaimers entered into a contract with Dan’s Demolition to manage the processing of recycled materials on Dan’s various demolition projects. Services for the 3-year contract include collecting, sorting, and transporting reclaimed materials to recycling centers or contractors who will reuse them. Rex’s incurs selling commission costs of $2,000 to obtain the contract. Before performing the services, Rex’s also designs and builds receptacles and loading equipment that interfaces with Dan’s demolition equipment at a cost of $27,000. These receptacles and equipment are retained by Rex’s and can be used for other projects. Dan’s promises to pay a fixed fee of $12,000 per year, payable every 6 months for the services under the contract. Rex’s incurs the following costs: design services for the receptacles to interface with Dan’s equipment $3,000, loading equipment controllers $6,000, and special testing and OSHA inspection fees $2,000 (some of Dan’s projects are on government property).
(a) Determine the costs that should be capitalized as part of Rex’s Reclaimers revenue arrangement with Dan’s Demolition.
Nate Beggs signs a 1-year contract with BlueBox Video. The terms of the contract are that Nate is required to pay a nonrefundable initiation fee of $100. No annual membership fee is charged in the first year. After the first year, membership can be renewed by paying an annual membership fee of $5 per month. BlueBox determines that its customers, on average, renew their annual membership three times after the first year before terminating their membership. What amount of revenue should BlueBox recognize in its first year?
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