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Interim Reporting

J. J. Kersee Corporation, a publicly traded company, is preparing the interim financial data which it will issue to its stockholders and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at the end of the first quarter of the 2006-2007 fiscal year. Kersee's financial accounting department has compiled the following summarized reve

Actual/actual accrued interest.

4. An 8% coupon U.S. Treasury note pays interest on May 30 and November 30 and is traded for settlement on August 15. The accrued interest on the $100,000 face value of this note is _________. (Use actual/actual day-count convention) A. $491.80 B. $800.00 C. $983.61 D. $1,661.20 E. none of the above

AMT Adjustments & Computation of Tax

AMT Adjustments and computation of Tax. Allen, an unmarried taxpayer filing single, has no dependents and reports the following items on his 2009 federal income tax return: Adjusted gross income $75,000 taxable income 48,000 Regular tax liability 8,18

Define and explain several budgetary terms

Governmental accounting gives substantial recognition to budgets, with budgets being recorded in the accounts of the governmental unit. What is meant by "budgetary accounting"? What is the purpose of a governmental accounting system? Why is the budget recorded in the accounts of a governmental unit? Include in your discussion th

Horizontal and Vertical Analysis of a Balance Sheet

One summary of the Balance sheet horizontal and vertical and one summary of the income statement horizontal and vertical. Note: a summary statement should tell the story of each statement from both horizontal and vertical of view in "one" summary. The company is Las Vegas Sands Corp. Attached: horizontal and vertical

Total Overhead Variance

Reid Shaw Company produces one product, a putter, called the GO-Putter. Shaw uses a standard cost system and determines that it should take one hour of direct labor to produce one GO-Putter. The normal production capacity for this putter is 100,000 units per year. The total budgeted overhead at normal capacity is $800,000 com

ROI to measure the performance

The Manning Company uses ROI to measure the performance of its operating division. A summary of the annual reports from the two divisions is shown below. The company's cost of capital is 12%. Division A Division B Capital invested $2400 $4000 Net income

Payroll Weakness and Control

Rockfield Construction Company, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, built a Apartment Complex in Boulder City. The construction foreman, Slim Pickins, hired the workers for the project. Pickins had his workers fill out the necessary tax forms and sent the employment documents to the home office. Work on the motel began on May 1

Series of cost of goods sold sections for companies

E5-15 Below is a series of cost of goods sold sections for companies B, F, L, and R. B F L R Beginning inventory $ 150 $ 70 $1,000 $ (j) Purchases 1,600 1,080 (g) 43,590 Purchase returns and allowances 40 (d) 290 (k) Net purchases (a) 1,030 6,210 41,090 Freight-in 110 (e) (h) 2,240 Cost of goods purchased (b) 1,280 7,940

Reporting Intercorporate Investment using Equity Method

Problem 1 Mark to market accounting: Consider the following information: 1. Giant Motors purchases 5% of Crane Tire Company's common stock for $30 million on January 1,2008. 2. Crane earned $25 million in net income for 2008. 3. Crane pays total dividends of $15 during 2008. 4. The market value of Giant's 5% investment i

Marc and Michelle's Comprehensive Tax Questions

Marc and Michelle are married and earned salaries this year (2009) of $64,000 and $12,000, respectively. In addition to their salaries, they received interest of $350 from municipal bonds and $500 from corporate bonds. Marc and Michelle also paid $2,500 of qualifying moving expenses, and Marc paid alimony to a prior spouse in th

Buttons Corporation: Compute Residual Income for Each Division

Buttons Corporation has two divisions: Northern and Southern. The minimum rate of return on assets is 10%. Data on the two divisions as follows: Northern Division Southern Division Controllable margin $ 70,000 $ 90,000 Average operating assets $375,000

Marshall's: Allocate occupancy costs to Miller's department using current method

See attached file. Marshall's has several departments that occupy all floors of a two-story building that includes a basement floor. Marshall rented this building under a long-term lease negotiated when rental raes were low. The departmental accounting system has a single account, Building Occupancy Cost, in its ledger. The t

Benefit Pension Plans and Measurements

One of your friends just came out of a lecture on accounting for defined-benefit pension plans. "I can't believe how complicated that is," she says. "And half of the information used is just a guess. I think we should go back to the cash basis of reporting for these plans. At least it was reliable." Using your knowledge of ho

Installment-Sales Method and Cost-Recovery Method

On January 1, 2007, Barkly Company sold property for $200,000. The note will be collected as follows: $100,000 in 2007, $60,000 in 2008, and $40,000 in 2009. The property had cost Barkly $150,000 when it was purchased in 2005. Instructions (a) Compute the amount of gross profit realized each year, assuming Barkly uses the co

International Tax on Stocks

Problems: 1. Olson and Johnson are wealthy investors who were born and raised in Sweden. Each owns half of International Lenders, Ltd. ("ILL), a corporation organized and headquartered in Stockholm. ILL makes equity investments and loans all over the world. Several years ago, ILL loaned $100 million to the American Fish Company

Please provide the solution

? Exercise E22-1 E22-1 (Change in Principle-Long-term Contracts) Pam Erickson Construction Company changed from the completed-contract to the percentage-of-completion method of accounting for long-term construction contracts during 2008. For tax purposes, the company employs the completed-contract method and will contin

Determining Doug's Basis for the Land and Building

Basis of Property Received as a Gift. Doug receives a duplex as a gift from his uncle. The uncle's basis for the duplex and land is $90,000. At the time of the gift, the land and building have FMVs of $40,000 and $80,000, respectively. No gift tax is paid by Doug's uncle at the time of the gift. a. To determine gain, what is

Quantitative Business Analysis

Under which accounting system will you find the Statement of Financial Position and the Statement of Comprehensive Income? In an essay of about 250 words, explain why these terms are becoming adopted.

Accounting Sample Questions

At a recent meeting, one of your coworkers stated that "Using the right analysis tool will compensate for inexperienced managers." Do the tools help only in certain situations such as routine, daily, or rather mundane decisions, like cost controls, quality controls, or staffing questions (in term of number of people needed)?

Calculation of Account Receivable on the Basis of Net Sales

Compute the Accounts Receivable Balance from the given data. (Days sales outstanding) Jessica Corporation has a DSO of 60 days, and its annual sales are $7,300,000. What is its accounts receivable balance? Assume it uses a 365-day year.

Gross Method of Discounts: Sunny Inc. Example

Sunny Inc. manufactures refrigerators. On April 15, 2010 the company sold 10,000 units to bernies for 500 each. The terms of the sale were 2/10, n30. Using the gross method of discounts prepare the following: a. The journal entries to record the April 15 sale and payment made on April 30,2010 b. The journal entries to r

Intermediate accounting

Michael won the state lottery and had the option of taking his winnings is one of three ways: a. 175000 cash immediately b. 25000 cash immediately and six equal installments beginning one year from today with a 3% return c. Seven equal payments beginning in one year with a 6% return. Which would be the best option for Mi

EOQ Model & Carrying costs

Loss of value of a current asset like inventories is a carrying cost because if there is a reduction in value of inventory then its part of the holding cost. Some inventory goes from full value to essentially zero, or lower if you have to pay disposal costs. What about seasonal inventories such as fashion, accessories etc?

Computing Cost of Goods Manufactured and Sold: Coldplay Corp.

Coldplay Corporation incurred the following costs while manufacturing its product. Materials used in product $100,000 Advertising expense $45,000 Depreciation on plant $60,000 Property taxes on plant $14,000 Property taxes on store $7,500 Delivery expense $21,000. Labor costs of assembly-line workers $110,000 Sale

Compute Break Even Point & Variable Expenses

The sales price per unit is 13 for the dakota company's only product the variable cost per unit is $5. in the year 2011, the company sold 80,000 units which was 10,000 above the break even point. 1. total fixed expenses (computer the contribution margin first) 2. total variable expenses at the break even volume.

Prime, Coversion, Product and Period Costs

Assume that you must take a presentation to the marking staff explaining the difference between product and period costs. Your supervisor tells you the marking staff would also like clarification regarding prime and conversion costs and an explanation of how these terms fit with product and period cost. You are told that many on

Prepare a 2009 income tax return based on the following.

Tax return problem: Using the following link to find the appropriate forms - http://www.irs.gov/app/picklist/list/formsInstructions.html (You should be able to enter information on forms before saving or printing ) prepare a 2009 income tax return based on the following. Name: Kid Rock SS: 123-45-6789 DOB: 5/11/71 Address

Various Advanced Accounting Methods

1. Under the equity method, when the company's share of cumulative losses equals its investment and the company has no obligation or intention to fund such additional losses, which of the following statements is true? The investor should change to the fair-value method to account for its investment The inv

Projected benefit obligation

Exercise E20-19 Projected benefit obligation 930,000 Accumulated benefit obligation 865,000 Plan assets (at fair value) 700,000 Vested benefits 200,000 Prior service cost not yet recognized in pension expense 120,000 Gains and losses