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Make or Buy decision at Nantucket Nectars

Assume that Nantucket Nectars reports the following costs to make 17.5 oz. bottles for its Juice Cocktails: Nantucket Nectars Company Cost of Making 17.5-Ounce Bottles Total Cost for 1,000,000 Bottles Cost per Bottle Direct materials $80,000 $0.08 Direct labor 30,000

Analyse distribution of IQ scores in Americans

From a population of 25,000 Americans in 1969; it was discovered that their collective IQ Score mean was 105 with a standard deviation of 12. a. how many IQ scores exceeded 115? b. what is the probability of IQ scores that fell between 68 and 75? c. how many IQ scores fell above 3 standard deviations? d. what is t

Flexible Budgets: Connor Company

I am completely lost. Can you help me?? ------------- 7-17 Flexible budget. Connor Company's budgeted prices for direct materials, direct manufacturing labor, and direct marketing (distribution) labor per attaché case are $40, $8, $12, respectively. The president is pleased with the following performance report.

Prepare a schedule showing corrected income before taxes

Error Analysis The before-tax income for Lonnie Holdiman Co. for 2007 was $101,000 and $77,400 for 2008. However, the accountant noted that the following errors had been made: 1 Sales for 2007 included amounts of $38,200 which had been received in cash during 2007, but for which the related products were del

As an experiment, a self-confessed connoisseur of cheap popcorn carefully counted 773 kernels and put them in a popper. After popping, the unpopped kernels were counted. There were 86.

As an experiment, a self-confessed connoisseur of cheap popcorn carefully counted 773 kernels and put them in a popper. After popping, the unpopped kernels were counted. There were 86. (a) Construct a 90 percent confidence interval for the proportion of all kernels that would not pop. (b) Check the normality assumption.

Manning Company: Percent of sale method to determine need for external financing

See attached file for data. The Manning Company has financial statements as shown (attached) which are representative of the company's historical average. The firm is expecting a 20 percent increase in sales next year and management is concerned about the company's need for external funds. The increase in sales is expect

Managerial and cost accounting problems for manufacturing and process costing

The following data (in thousands of dollars) have been taken from the accounting records of Larsen Corporation for the year completed. Sales.......................................................$860 Purchases of raw materials.......................$150 Direct labor.............................................$110 Manufact

Determine the cost driver rate

Use the information below to answer the following question(s). Apple Valley Corporation uses a job order cost system and has two production departments, A and B. Budgeted manufacturing costs for the year are: Department A Department B Direct materials $700,000

Mason Engineering Company Equipment Purchase

On October 10, 2005, Mason Engineering Company completed negotiations on a contract for the purchase of new equipment. Under the terms of the agreement, the equipment may be purchased now or Mason may wait until January 10, 2006, to make the purchase. The cost of the equipment is $400,000. It will be financed by a note bearing i

Review the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Review the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) from http://www.ofm.wa.gov/accounting/financial.asp 1. How many capital projects funds does the government maintain? How can you tell? Are any of these major funds? If so, for what purposes are they maintained? 2. How many debt service funds does the government

Prepare pseudocode for programmer using accountant's instruction for sale data

Accountants understand their jobs very well. Programmers also understand their jobs. Unfortunately, accountants are rarely programmers and programmers are rarely accountants. Although an accountant does not need to program, the accountant must be able to communicate his requirement to the programmer, an individual who may not un

Tax Treatment of Installment Method for Sale of Tracts of Land

Ranch Corporation sells five acres of land in 2009 for a total contract price of $125,000. The company received a down payment of $25,000 and is to receive $20,000 in each of the following five years. Ranch's gross profit from the sale is $80,000. Part A: What are the tax consequences if: Ranch reports its gain on the install

Reconciliation of financial to taxable income; deferred revenue

The Tango Co. is an accrual-method, calendar-year taxpayer in the business of giving dance lessons. On November 1, 2009, Tango received an advanced payment of $4,800 for a two-year contract to provide up to 96 dance lessons ($50 per lesson). Tango provided eight lessons in 2009, 48 lessons in 2010 and 40 lessons in 2011. In its

Green Initiatives Implemented Sustainability

Evaluate a business that has not implemented a sustainability plan or is currently working toward one. Must determine what initiatives the company has implemented, what driving forces initiated the transformation, and what the benefits have been or might be if the company has not started the plan. The assignment will help me gai

Calculate the bid on a Special Order using two methods

Lyan needs the custom-designed equipment to increase its bottle-making capacity so that it will not have to buy bottles from an outsider supplier. Lyan company Requires 5,000,000 bottles annually. Its prsent equipment has a maximum capacity of 4,500,000 bottles with a directly traceable cash outlay cost of 18 cents

Finkler & Ward and Cleverly & Cameron Accounting

The accounting principles are presented differently between Finkler & Ward and Cleverly & Cameron. Pick one principle in Finkler and Ward and compare it to Cleverly & Cameron. The paper for this week should use the principles presented by Finkler & Ward. Pick one of these principles that has not been selected as much by your

Lopez Plastics: Determine costs as Direct, Indirect, or Unallocated Costs

Refer to the Lopez Plastics Company example on pages 152-155 and to Exhibit 4-7. The following list gives various resources used by Lopez Plastics Company. Use the letters D, I, and U to indicate how the cost of each resource cost would be classified; D = direct, I = indirect, and U = unallocated. 1. Salary of plant manager

Classification of manufacturing costs

Classify each of the following as direct or indirect with respect to traceability to product and as variable or fixed with respect to whether the costs fluctuate in total as volume of production changes over wide ranges. Explain your classifications. 1. The wages of machine operators who work on only one product. 2. The cost

Breakeven Number of Gadgets

Firm B produce gadgets. The price of gadgets is $2 each. Firm B has total fixed costs of $300,000 and variable costs of $1.40 per gadget. The corporate tax rate is 40%. What is the breakeven number of gadgets B must sell to make a zero after tax profit?

Requires Investing Projects

Southeastern Specialty, Inc. (SSI)â?"Financial Risk State of the Economy Probability 1-Year T-Bill Project A Project B S&P Fund Equity in SSI Poor 0.10 7.0% -8.0% 18.0% -15.0% 0.0% Below Average 0.20 7.0% 2.0%

New Hope's Tax Liability and Marginal Tax Rates

Problem 1 New Hope Managed Care Inc., is a for-profit managed care company that serves the southwest United States. Last year, it reported $1,200,000 in income from operations, $250,000 in interest income from bonds it bought in the previous year, and $60,000 in dividend income from shares in a large drug company. New Hope al

Budgeting Functional Plans

Tom is establishing some basic plans for his business. He is in the process of writing down some basic questions that he believes the plans should answer. Which of the following questions does not relate to establishing a functional plan? A. What skills do they need? B. When will it be accomplished? C. Where do I want my

Sustainability Plan

Can you please assist me in 700 to 1,00 words with the following study question: Identifying Sustainability Plan Effect Princeton University has hired you as a consultant to help put a sustainability plan into effect that focuses on greenhouse gas. â?¢ Resource: http://www.princeton.edu/main/about/ â?¢ identifying po

Tax for Partnership Expenses

1. Taylor Tamblyn is a partner in three partnerships. Earlier in the year, Taylor received her Schedule K-Is from her partnerships and discovered that she had been allocated amounts under Code sec.179 of $100,000, $104,000 and $72,000 respectively. Taylor is familiar with Code sec.179 and knows that she will not be able to deduc

Government Maintained Capital Projects Funds

I need help answering the following questions Question 1 How many capital projects funds does the government maintain? How can you tell? Are any of these major funds? If so, for what purposes are they maintained? Question 2 How many debt service funds does the government maintain? How can you t

Business Question Regarding Investments

1. A hospital has been consistently performing below its peer group as far as total margin. What are some of the reasons behind that and what corrective action can management take to ensure performance within industry norms? 2. Two investment projects which are mutually exclusive both require a 10,000,000 investment. Projecte