Cal's Carpentry is considering outsourcing its accounts receivable function. Currently, Cal employs two full-time clerks and one part-time clerk to...
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Cal's Carpentry is considering outsourcing its accounts receivable function.

Currently, Cal employs two full-time clerks and one part-time clerk to manage accounts receivables. Each full-time clerk has an annual salary of $36,000 plus fringe benefits costing 30 percent of their salary. The part-time clerk makes $18,000 per year but has no fringe benefits. Total salary plus fringe cost is $111,600. Cal estimates that each account receivable incurs a $10 variable cost. The Small Business Accounts Receivables Group (SBARG) specializes in handling accounts receivable for small- to medium-size companies. Doris Roberts from SBARG has offered to do the account receivables for Cal's Carpentry at a fixed cost of $75,000 per year plus $30 per account receivable. Next year, Cal expects to have 2000 accounts receivables.


Calculate the cost for Cal's Carpentry to continue doing accounts receivable in-house.


Total Cost = $


Calculate the cost for Cal's Carpentry to use SBARG to handle the accounts receivable.


SBARG cost = $


If the fixed annual cost offered by SBARG is nonnegotiable but it is willing to negotiate the variable cost, what variable cost from SBARG would make Cal indifferent to the two options?


Variable cost = $. (Round your answer to the nearest penny.)


How would I calculate the new variable cost to make Cal indifferent?

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A) If Cal's Carpentry continues doing accounts receivable in-house, Total Cost = 131600... View the full answer

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