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Manchester Production: Minimum transfer price to second division

8. The main division of Manchester Production has capacity to produce 140,000 units of its electronics components, while production has been at 105,000 per year for the past number of years. Selected information from the most current income statement follow: Sales 105,000 @ $30.00 $3,150,000 Variable manuf

Techno Enterprises: Question about Equivalent Units

Techno Enterprises is a manufacturer of microchips (referred to as chips). Its production process is complex and involves more than 100 steps, starting with production of small, round silicon wafers and ending with chips being put into individual packages that protect them and provide connections to the products for which the ch

Overhead Variances for Rivera Company

Overhead Variances Consider the following data for the Rivera Company: Factory Overhead Fixed Variable Actual incurred $14,200 $13,300 Budget for standard hours allowed for output achieved 12,500 11,000 Applied 11,600 11,000 Budget for actual hours of input 12,500 11,400

Regular and memorandum

The U.S. Tax Court issues both regular and memorandum decisions. Assume that you are a Tax Practitioner and one of your clientâ??s poses the following query: â??If we take my case to the U.S. Tax Court I have heard that they could render either a â??regularâ? or a â??memorandumâ? decision â?" what is the difference

Incremental analysis for special-order decision

Gruner Company produces golf discs which it normally sells to retailers for $7 each. The cost of manufacturing 20,000 golf disc is: Materials $10,000 Labor 30,000 Variable overhead 20,000 Fixed overhead 40,000 Total $10

Intercompany transactions types

What are intercompany transactions? What are some types of intercompany transactions? Give reasons for/against intercompany transactions. Justify your answers.

Total Assets Turnover

Starbucks had a Total Assets Turnover (TAT) ratio of 1.2 in 2007, which was an improvement over a TAT of 0.96 in 2006. If Starbucks had the exact same level of sales, debt, and profit in 2007 as they did in 2006, how did their TAT improve? Thank you!

Capital gains tax and investments

The tax rates on capital gains from increases in asset values have recently been reduced. In respect to the parties that benefit from capital investment or wealth creation, explain why investment would decrease or increase as a result of the change in tax rates.

Types of incremental analysis

Types of incremental analysis On January 2, 2008, Lucas Hospital purchased a $100,200 special radiology scanner from Faital Inc. The scanner has a useful life of 5 years and will have no disposal value at the end of its useful life. The straight-line method of depreciation is used on this scanner. Annual operating costs with th

Generally-Accepted Accounting Principles

At the completion of the Darby Department Store audit the president asks about the meaning of the phrase "in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles," which appears in your audit report on the management's financial statements. He observes that the meaning of the phrase must include more than what he thinks as "

Convergence Expansion in Foreign Market Relevance

How would you translate "convergence" and expansion into a foreign market relevant? Would the opportunity to expand products and markets be more compelling than "convergence" for global expansion? How would you convince the President that "convergence" was the major stitch in the fabric of global expansion?

Development of Global Accounting Standards

Ask CPAs to name a top priority in the development of accounting standards, and some will answer, "Convergence." Many others, though, will say the quest for global standards has little relevance for them. But international accounting standards and U.S. GAAP increasingly influence each other, making it important for all CPAs to u

Operational assets of a Mining Operation

Please use excel, I understand it more the concepts that way, thanks. On June 1, 2009, Ignacio Mining entered into an agreement with the state of Nevada to obtain the rights to operate a mineral mine in Nevada for $15.8 million. Additional costs and purchases included the following: Development costs in pre

Preferred Stock: Calculate Dividend Amounts

Qamar, Inc., did not pay dividends in 2007 or 2008, even though 50,000 shares of its 6.5%, $50 par value cumulative preferred stock were outstanding during those years. The company has 800,000 shares of $2.50 par value common stock outstanding. Required: a. Calculate the annual dividend per share obligation on the prefer

Calculating cash dividends

Calculate the cash dividends required to be paid for each of the following preferred stock issues: a. The semiannual dividend on 6% cumulative preferred, $50 par value, 30,000 shares authorized, issued, and outstanding. b. The annual dividend on $3.60 cumulative preferred, 400,000 shares authorized, 180,000 shares issued

How to calculate accrued payroll and accrued payroll taxes

The following summary data for the payroll period ended December 27, 2008, are available for Cayman Coating Co.: Gross pay...............................................$53,000 FICA tax withholdings............................. ? Income tax withholdings.........................$7,680 Group hospitalization insurance........

Analysis of Job-Cost Data

The Cabrillo Construction Company constructs houses on speculation. That is, the houses are begun before any buyer is known. Even if the buyer agrees to purchase a house under construction, no sales are recorded until the house is completed and accepted for delivery. The job-cost records contained the following (in thousands):

Underapplied and Overapplied Overhead

Wosepka Welding Company applies factory overhead at a rate of $8.50 per direct-labor hour. Selected data for 20X7 operations are (in thousands): Case 1 Case 2 Direct-labor hours 30 36 Direct-labo

Contemporary Accounting Issues

Scenario: You have recently obtained a new position as a manager of an international accounting firm, Smith, Lindsey, and Lueders, CPA (SLL). SLL is primarily an auditing firm. Part of your duties will be to analyze the current state of accounting with an emphasis on the international environment. An additional responsibility

Variance analysis, multiple products

14-25 Variance analysis, multiple products. Soda-king manufactures and sells three soft drinks: Kola, Limor, and Orlem. Budgeted and actual results for 2009 are as follows: Budget for 2009 Actual for 2009 Product Selling Price Variable Cost per carton Cartons Sold Selling Price Variable Cost per carton Cart

Millard Airport: High Low method for variable cost, fixed costs

Problem 3 Show work in Excel Millard Airport handles many private flights. The budget officer has compiled the following data regarding airport costs over the past year. Month Airport costs Flights originating at the airport January $22,000 1,200 February 19,00

Make or Buy Distribution Manufacturers

Please see attached file. Outdoors Inc, is a wholesale distributor that manufactures sporting equipment for retails chains, with about 60% of their products purchased from other companies. Outdoors Inc, produces 8,000 camping boxes every year utilizing direct labor capacity at available workstations. Here is the costs & selli

Analyzing delivery goals

A gift store has a goal of processing 95 percent of its orders on the same day they are received. If 485 out of the next 500 orders are processed on the same day, would this prove that they are exceeding their goal, using ? = .025?

Paper explaining Political positions on Tax Credits for Low-Income Housing

Political Parties Paper Issue:Tax Credits for Low-Income Housing Find Web sites that explain positions of major political parties, such as www.rnc.org, www.democrats.org, or http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/psusp.html#party Select a major national issue. Write a paper, explaining differences in position on the i

Excessive executive pay?

In the current economic environment, there has been a lot of discussion related to the excessiveness of executive pay. Agree or disagree as to whether you believe it is excessive and explain your position. What other alternatives may be there be to executive pay?

State of the Pepsi in relation to ISO 14001 Certification

Can you please assist me with the following study question. I have been hired as a consultant by the Pepsi Corporation and I have to meet with the executive board and respond to the following: - The current state of the Pepsi Corporation in relation to ISO 14001 certification. Can you please put this in a PowerPoint with