You have been asked to assess the expected financial impact of each of the following proposals to improve the profitability of credit sales made by your company. Each proposal is independent of the other. Answer all questions. Showing your work may earn you partial credit.
Proposal #1 would extend trade credit to some customers that previously have been denied credit because they were considered poor risks. Sales are projected to increase by $125,000 per year if credit is extended to these new customers. Of the new accounts receivable generated, 8% are projected to be uncollectible. Additional collection costs are projected to be 3% of incremental sales, and production and selling costs are projected to be 80% of sales. Your firm expects to pay a total of 40% of its income after expenses in taxes.
Proposal 11 Incremental Income after TaxesCalculation of Incremental IncomeAmountIncremental SalesLess: Production and Selling Cost (80% of Sales)Less: Bad Debts (8%)Less: Collection Cost…