comprehensive case requires students to evaluate a static budget and prepare flexible budgets to meet managerial needs. Students are required to calculate and analyze variances and discuss how variances are critical to managerial decision making.
The budget report for 2017 is presented as an attachment. As shown, the static income statement budget for the year is based on an expected 21,900 boarding days at $25 per mare. The variable expenses per mare per day were budgeted: feed $5, veterinary fees $3, blacksmith fees $0.25, and supplies $0.55. All other budgeted expenses were either semifixed or fixed.
During the year, management decided not to replace a worker who quit in March, but it did issue a new advertising brochure and did more entertaining of clients.
Develop a 700-to 1050-word examination of the financial statements and include the following based on the static budget report:
Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft Word or Excel.