Accounting 2 Problems

Marvin Gaye Company has been have difficulty obtaining key raw materials for its manufacturing process. The company therefore signed a long-term noncancelable commitment with its largest supplier of this raw material on November 30,2014, at an agreed price of $400,000. December 1, 2014, the raw material had declined in price to $365,000.What entry would you make on December 31, 2014, to recognize these facts.Dec 31Tim Legler requires an estimate of the cost of goods lost by fire on March 9. Merchandise on January 1 was $38,000. Purchases since January 1 were $72,000; freight-in, purchase return and allowances, $2,400. Sales are made at 331/3% above cost and totaled $100,000 to March 9. Goods costing $10,900 were left undamaged by the fire; remaining goods were destroyed.Compute the costs of good destroyed.Maddox Specialty Company, a division of Lost World Inc., manufactures three models of gear shift components for bicycles that are sold to bicycle manufacturers, retailers, and catalog outlets. Since beginning operations in 1990, Maddox has used normal absorption costing and has assumed a first-in, first-out cost flow in its perpetual inventory system. The balances of the accounts at the end of Maddox’s fiscal year, November 30, 2014, are shown below. The inventories are stated at cost before any year-end adjustments.Finished goods $647,000Work in process 112,500Raw materials 264,000Factory supplies 69,000The following information relates to Maddox’s inventory and operations.1.Finished goods inventory consists of the items analyzed below. Cost MarketDown shifterStandard model 67,500 67,000Click adjustment model 94,500 89,000Deluxe model 108,000 110,000Total down tube shifters 270,000 266,000Bar end shifter Standard model 83,000 90,050Click adjustment model 99,000 97,550Total bar end shifters 182,000 187,600Head tube shifterStandard model 78,000 77,650Click adjustment model 117,000 119,300Total head tube shifters 195,000 196,950Total finished goods 647,700 650,5502.One-half of the head tube shifter finished goods inventory is held by catalog outlets on consignment.3.Three-quarters of the bar end shifter finished goods inventory has been pledged as collateral for a bank loan.4.One-half of the raw materials balance represents derailleurs acquired at a contracted price 20% above the current market price. The,market value of the rest of the raw materials is $127,400.5.The total market value of work in process inventory is $108,700.6.Included in the cost of factory supplies are obsolete items with an historical cost $4,200. The market value of the remaining factory supplies is $65,900.7.Maddox applies the lower-of-cost-or-market method to each of the three types of shifters in finished goods inventory. For each of the other three inventory accounts, Maddox applies the lower-of-cost or-market method to the total of each inventory account.8.Consider all amounts presented above to be material in relation to Maddox’s financial statements taken as a whole.(a)Prepare the inventory section of Maddox’s balance sheet as of November 30, 2015

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