Installment sales $480,000 $620,000
Gross profit as a percent of costs 25% 28%
Cash collections on sales of 2007 $140,000 $240,000
Cash collections on sales of 2008 –0– $180,000
The amounts given for cash collections exclude amounts collected for interest charges.
(a) Compute the amount of realized gross profit to be recognized on the 2008 income statement, prepared using the installment-sales method.
(b) State where the balance of Deferred Gross Profit would be reported on the financial statements for 2008.
(c) Compute the amount of realized gross profit to be recognized on the income statement, prepared using the cost-recovery method.