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Research Methods: Scientific Method of Data Collection

Based on the analysis of the last six months' sales, your boss notices that sales of beef products are declining in your chain's restaurants. As beef entrée sales decline, so do profits. Fearing beef sales have declined due to several newspaper stories reporting E.coli contamination discovered at area grocery stores, he sugge

EPS and Dividends - Stock Price

Company's current return on equity is 14%. It pays out one half of earnings as cash dividends (payout ratio = .5). Current book value per share is $50. Book value per share will grow as the company reinvests earnings. Assume that the ROE and payout ratio stay constant for the next four years. After that, competition forces ROE

Two major constraints in the presentation of accounting data

Please help answer the following question regarding accounting. Provide at least 200 words. Can you describe for me the two major constraints inherent in the presentation of accounting information and the significance they play in financial accounting?

Computations of break even point for B&B Company, Steven Newman, Inc.

Break-Even Computation B&B company reports the following items: Direct materials per unit . . . . . . . . $ 2.25 Direct labor per unit . . . . . . . . . . 3.95 Variable overhead per unit . . . . 1.80 Monthly rent . . . . . . . 2,200.00 Monthly depreciation . . . . . 680.00 Other monthly fixed costs. . . . . . . . 2,40

Batista Manufacturing, Podsednik, Hancock: equivalent units of production

The Welding Department of Batista Manufacturing Company has the following production and manufacturing cost data for February 2008. All materials are added at the beginning of the process. Manufacturing Costs Production Data Beginning work in process Beginning work in process 15,000 units Materials $18,000 1/10 comple

Make-or-Buy

5-43 Make-or-buy Tanner Appliance Company manufactures 12,000 units of part M4 annually. The part is used in the production of one of its principal products. The following cost information is available on part M4: Direct Materials $11 Direct Labor 9 Unit-related support 4 Batch-related support 5

Comprehensive Fixed Asset - Selig Sporting Goods Inc

Selig Sporting Goods Inc. has been experiencing growth in the demand for its products over the last several years. The last two Olympic Games greatly increased the popularity of basketball around the world. As a result, a European sports retailing consortium entered in to an agreement with Selig's Roundball Division to purchase

Dropping or Retaining Flights

The following additional information is available about flight 581: A. Member of the flight crew are paid fixed annual salaries, whereas the flight assistance are paid by the flight. B. One-third of the liability insurance is a special charge assessed against Flight 581 because in the opinion of the insurance company, the d

8 Accounting Questions: Classification of transactions by account type

Please see the attached excel file. There are 8 multiple choice questions. 1. HIJ Company paid $500 cash for salary expenses. Which of the following choices accurately reflects how this event would affect the company's financial statements? Assets = Liab. + Equity Rev. - Exp. = Net Inc. Cash Flow A)

Accounting: correcting entries for posting errors

1.Speedy Bike Company received a $940 check from a customer for the balance due. The transaction was erroneously recorded as a debit to Cash $490 and a credit to Service Revenue $490. The correcting entry is a. debit Cash, $940; credit Accounts Receivable, $940. b. debit Cash, $450 and Accounts Receivable, $490; credit Servi

Individual Income Tax: overvaluation of charitable contribution of artwork

Cheryl (a calendar year taxpayer) donates a statue to a local art museum (a qualified charity). The statue cost Cheryl $13,000 ten years ago and, according to one of Cheryl's friends (an amateur artist), is worth $50,000. On her income tax return, Cheryl deducts $50,000 as a charitable contribution. Upon later audit by the IRS,

The General's Favorite Fishing Hole Chart of accounts

The General's Favorite Fishing Hole Chart of accounts Assets Revenues 101 Cash 401 Registration Fees 142 Office Supplies 144 Food Supplies Expenses 145 Prepaid Insurance 511 Wages Expense 181 Fishing Boats 521 Rent Expens

Questions about classification of accounts in the AIS

1. The Equipment account's proper classification is: a. Revenue b. Liability c. Expense d. Asset 2. The Supplies account's proper classification is: a. Asset b. Revenue c. Liability d. Expense 3. The Cost of Goods Sold account's proper classification is: a. Asset b. Revenue c. Liability

Calculating revenues, expenses, and income

Fill in the blanks in the following separate income statements a through e. Identify any negative amount by putting it in parenthesis. See attached file. Sales............................................... $60,000 $42,500 $36,000 $ ? $23,600 Cost of goods sold .............................. Merchandise In

Calculating the Stolen Amount from Cripple Creek Company

Cripple Creek Company has one trusted employee who, as the owner said, "handles all of the bookkeeping and paperwork for the company." This employee is responsible for counting, verifying, and recording cash receipts and payments, making the weekly bank deposit, preparing checks for major expenditures, making small expenditures

Why was the net income larger and how would you react to the controller's action

The controller of Summit Systems Inc. devised a new costing system based on tracing the cost of activities to products. The controller was able to measure post-manufacturing activities, such as selling, promotional, and distribution activities, and allocate these activities to products in order to have a more complete view of th

Regression Analysis for Annual Nursing Salaries

Golden Years Easy Retirement Homes owns several adult care facilities throughout the southeast United States. A budget analyst for Golden Years has collected the data found in the file Dat9-10.xls on your data disk describing for each facility: the number of beds(X1), annual number of medical in-patient days(X2), the total annua

Flow of Costs through Manufacturing Accounts and Operating Income

Please see the attached file. Stone Tools, Inc., had the following account balances as of January 1: Direct Materials Inventory $8,700.00 Work in Process Inventory $76,500.00 Finished Goods Inventory $53,000.00 Manufacturing Overhead $- During the month of January, all of the following occurred:

Fund accounting

What is fund accounting? How does it compare to proprietary accounting? Why is it necessary? What are the major fund types?

Identifying Control Procedures

Identify one or more control procedures (either general or application controls, or both) that would guard against each of the following errors or problems. a. Leslie Thomas, a secretary at the university, indicated that she had worked 40 hours on her regular time card. The university paid her for 400 hours worked that week.

End User Business Applications

Identify and research three different accounting software applications. Compare and contrast each accounting application. Describe the industries and organization size that the application is best suited for. Identify each application's strengths and weakness. Prepare a 10-minute PowerPoint® presentation that documents your ana

Risks in the Electronic fund transfer (EFT) system

The electronic fund transfer (EFT) system includes ATM's, point-of-sale terminals, direct deposits and withdrawals and payments by phone or computer, using PIN numbers instead of signatures. Do you feel the conveniences are worth the risks? How does the UCC deal with electronic transfers?

Cost accounting and variance for Esther Industries

Esther Industries developed the following standards for one of its products: Material 6 feet $15/foot $ 90 Labor 10 hours $12/hour 120 Total variable cost $210 Actual results for September were: Units produced 13,000 Material purchased 40,000 feet for $14.25/foot Material used 80,000 feet Direct Labor 1