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Client Memo regarding a shortfall in retirement savings

A client has engaged you to advise her on how she is doing with her preparation for retirement. She is a well-paid professional with a current salary of $150,000. She has 15 years until her full retirement age and wants to be able to retire at that time. She expects that her salary will increase about 3.5% each year until retire

Firm E and Firm F's Turnover and Average Total Assets

Assist with Firm E and Firm F's Turnover and Average total assets. Can you explain how you got your answer? a. Firm E has net income of $67,000, sales of $1,300,000, and ROI of 15%. Calculate the firm's turnover and average total assets. (Round your "turnover" to 1 decimal place. (e.g., 32.1)) Turnover: Average

Solve for maximum interest rate on borrowed funds

You have two investment opportunities. One will have a 9.0% rate of return on an investment of $590; the other will have an 12.0% rate of return on principal of $860. You would like to take advantage of the higher yielding investment but have only $590 available. What is the maximum rate of interest that you would pay to borr

Fraud Opportunities

Simon Blfpstk Construction Company has two divisions. The president (Simon) manages the roofing division. Simon delegated authority and responsibility for management of the modular manufacturing division to John Gault. The company has a competent accounting staff and a full-time internal auditor. Unlike Simon's procedures, ho

Cash and Accounts Receivable Problems

P7-3 (Bad-Debt Reporting—Aging) Manilow Corporation operates in an industry that has a high rate of bad debts. Before any year-end adjustments, the balance in Manilow's Accounts Receivable account was $555,000 and the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts had a credit balance of $40,000 The year-end balance re

Accounts Receivable - Direct Write-Off Method - Journal Entries

The balance of Accounts receivable is $275,000. Net credit sales for the year were $771,000 and cash sales were $68,000. An analysis of accounts receivable identifies $21,400 of receivables that will NOT be collected. The company uses the direct write-off method of accounting for uncollectible accounts. Prepare the adjust

Discovery Communications

Please find some information from 10K. which is: 1 Name and Description of Company (what does it do: provide a service, sell a product, or manufacture and sell a product) 2 Summarize the Shareholder Letter paying close attention to the following: o Management's opinion of financial performance o Impact of recent economic

GAAP and Financial Reports

Managers and non-accounting personnel can have a hard time deciphering standard financial statements. There are two possible solutions to the problem. They are making changes to get GAAP to recognize accounting for lean or having two separate financial reports. 1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of GAAP recognizing ac

Millco Inc.

Millco, Inc., acquired a machine that cost $410,000 early in 2013. The machine is expected to last for ten years, and its estimated salvage value at the end of its life is $61,000. a. Using straight-line depreciation, calculate the depreciation expense to be recognized in the first year of the machine's life and calculate

Transactions and Adjustments

Hi, please assist me with this group project. Complete the answer sheet with the column headings shown here. For each of the following transactions or adjustments, indicate the effect of the transaction or adjustment on the appropriate balance sheet category and on net income by selecting for each account affected the account

Long-lived asset and imparment with FASB codification

1. How is "Impairment" defined in the Master Glossary? 2. Give one example of an event or change that would require a long-lived asset to be tested for recoverability. (Provide the Codification reference for your answer) 3. Should a long-lived asset that is held for sale be depreciated? (Provide the Codification referenc

Computation of AFN

Problem 12-9 Financing Deficit Garlington Technologies Inc.'s 2013 financial statements are shown below: Balance Sheet as of December 31, 2013 Cash $ 180,000 Accounts payable $ 360,000 Receivables 360,000 Notes payable 156,000 Inventories 720,000 Line of credit 0 Total current assets $1,260,000 Accruals 180

What cost allocation methods are used for National Linen

National Linen launders commercial tablecloths, bedding, garments and rags for restaurants, medical facilities, hotels and auto repair shops. Why is the cost allocation method used by an organization an important part of its cost accounting system? Also, going back to the company (National Linen) what type of cost allocation

Analysis of Key Accounts: McDonald's & Wendy's

1. For 2011 and 2012, analyze the trends and compare revenues, cost of goods sold, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory. 2. Which company shows the best performance? Explain. 3. How is the information you reviewed helpful from a managerial point of view? Explain. 4. Comment on how the income state

Intermediate Accounting: account classifications

1. The following are the common classifications used in a balance sheet: A. Current assets F. Current liabilities B. Investments G. Long-term liabilities C. Property, plant and equipment H. Paid-in-

Effect of transactions on assets, liabilities and net income

Can you assist with this project question? For each of the following transactions or adjustments, indicate the effect of the transaction or adjustment on assets, liabilities, and net income by entering for each account affected the account name and amount and indicating whether it is an addition (+) or a subtraction (-). Tran

Present Value of Down Payments, Lotteries and Leases

Assist with the below present value situation. Using a present value table, calculator, or a computer program present value function, calculate the present value for the following: (Use appropriate factor(s) from the tables provided.) a. A car down payment of $30,000 that will be required in eight years, assuming an in

Allocation of Administrative Costs

Nashville Corporation allocates administrative costs on the basis of staff hours. Short-run monthly usage and long-run monthly usage of staff hours for Operating Departments 1 and 2 follow: Dept. 1 Dept. 2 Total Short-run usage (hours) 45,000 55,000 100,000 Long-usage (hours)

Job and Process Costing

Distinguish between job costing and process costing. Describe the difficulties associated with each type. What can companies do in order to price products competitively and avoid some of these difficulties?

Global Book and Music Store, Direct, Sequential methods

Global Book and Music Store, Direct, Sequential (step down) methods Global Book and Music Store has two service departments, Warehouse and Data Center. Walter Burke, controller of Global Book and Music Store, wants department managers to be aware that their use of other service departments costs the firm a substantial amount

Activities, assets and capitalization of interest

1. Locate the Master Glossary in the FASB Codification, and answer the following questions: a. What is the formal definition in the glossary of the term "Activities" as it relates to property, plant & equipment? b. PFW Company is constructing a specialized machine for use in manufacturing its product. Construction had been on

Schedule D, Taxation

Gabe sold his business for $120,000 and transferred a building, FMV $80,000, land FMV $10,000; and furniture and fixtures, FMV $30,000 and adjusted basis $22,500. What is the value of goodwill and ongoing concern? An investment-use casualty loss is carried from Form 4684 to which line. Schedule A, Itemized deductions. line

Reconciling the Physical Counts of Inventory

Periodically reconciling the physical counts of inventory to total counts reflected in accounting records by using someone who does not handle inventory or record purchases is considered to be: - Segregation of duties - Physical safeguards - Independent checks - None of the above.

Solving for the Net Realizable Value of Accounts Receivable

ABC Company had the following account balances after adjusting journal entries on 12-31-09. Cash $120,000 Accounts Receivable $450,000 Bad Debt Expense $65,000 Inventory $342,000 Allowance for doubtful accounts $23,100 Question: What is the net realizable value of accounts receivable at 12-31-

Court rule for joint chequing accounts

Please analyze the 2 question below: 1. Steven had a joint checking account with his mother at City National Bank. Between January and May 1990, a number of checks were allegedly forged on the account. Steven asked City National to recredit the account for the amount of the checks, but the bank refused. In March 1992, Steven