AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales

CONSIGNMENT SALES(Quick Notes)


A consignment constitutes the transfer of possession of merchandise without the transfer of title from the owner, called the consignor, to another person, called the consignee.
-shipment of goods to the consignee is not treated as a sale.
-revenue is recognized after the consignor receives the notification of sales and the cash remittance from the consignee.

Advantages

1. Wider markets for a product
2. Control over selling price
3. Recovery of an asset

Reasons why consignment is attractive

1. Compensation
2. Reimbursement for Advances and Necessary Expenses
3. Granting of credit
4. Warranty of Consigned Goods

Responsibilities of the Consignee

1.  Care and protection of the consigned goods
2.  Identification of consigned goods and receivables.
3.  Due care in granting and collecting receivables
4.  Timely periodic reporting of sales and collection

Accounting by the Consignors

-No revenue is recognized until the sale is made by the consignee.
-Any reimbursable expense paid by the consignee is charged to a receivable account by the consignee and added to the balance by the consignor and added to the balance by the consignor.


1. Consignment transaction recorded separately

Inventory on Consignment: AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales
Inventory on Consignment


2. Consignment transaction not recorded separately


Accounting by the Consignee

· Maintain records and controls that permit the identification.
a. Goods Held on Consignment
b. Related Receivables and Reimbursable expenses;
· Prepare periodic reports
   

       1.  Consignment transaction recorded separately

Consignor Receivable - AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales
Consignor Receivable
Consignor Payable : AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales
Consignor Payable

     2. Consignment transaction not recorded separately



Consignment Transactions : AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales


Proforma of Account Sales: AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales


Proforma of Income Statement : AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales


Inventory on Consignment: AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales


Net Income of Consignment: AFAR: A Fastrack of Consignment Sales




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