AE17-22 (Call Option) On January 2, 2012, Jones Company purchases a call option for $420 on Merchant common stock. The call option gives Jones the option to buy 1,000 shares of Merchant at a strike price of $50 per share. The market price of a Merchant share is $50 on January 2, 2012 (the intrinsic value is therefore $0). On
The goal of this research assignment is to become more familiar with the FASB Accounting Standards Codification website, as you will be using it in future chapters to find the answers to Research Exercises and Cases that reflect situations often arising in practice. Please answer the following 3 multi-part questions that are di
You have recently been hired as accounting staff at Winnie Manufacturing Company. The company is preparing its December 31, 2012 financial statements and there were a number of unusual transactions that occurred during the past year. The accounting department needs to determine the appropriate Income Statement classification f
I have to fill out an application to attend a special program that gives students opportunities to attend workshops and possibly get an internship and I am having trouble with a question. What is the best way to answer this question? Give me an example of tough problem you could not solve. What was tough about it, what did
Molly, a CPA in public practice is on the board of directors of a local bank. One of Molly's clients has a $100,000 ninety day loan from the bank. Molly, while preparing the clients tax return finds that the client's revenues from their business is down significantly. Any further deterioration may very well result in the clie
1, 3, 5 and 7 1. construct a Gantt chart for the following set of activities and indicate the project completion time: activity activity predecessor time(weeks) 1 5 2 4 3 1
Crystal, Incorporated acquired 100 percent of the assets and liabilities of Design, Inc. by issuing its common stock in a business combination. At the time of the combination, the fair values of Design's net assets and Crystal's common stock were $440,000 and $410,000, respectively; the book value of Design's net assets was $320
Amanda and Chris McDermott own a small business, Plastic Dollars, that produces and maintains stored value cards for retailers. Most of the cards they sell are gift cards, such as those available in various restaurants and stores. They just started their business two years ago, but this year they hope to sell about four million
The Popkin Umbrella Manufacturing Company maintains an inventory of miscellaneous supplies (e.g., pen, pencils, paper, floppy disks, and envelopes) for its clerical workers. The company stores these supplies on shelves at the back of the office facility, easily accessible to all company employees. The company's accountant,
17. Detailed variance analysis. The following are planned and actual revenues for Cutting Edge Surgery Center. Because they are one of four surgery centers in the community, the administrator is concerned with his rates in relation to those of his competitors. Planned Actual Surgical volume 1,500 1,700 Gift shop reven
A parent company does not have to file a consolidated tax return even if it owns more than 80% of a subsidiary. Required: a) Why might a parent want to file a consolidated tax return? b) Why might a parent not want to file a consolidated tax return? Please answer with sufficient detail and references.
I need to provide 4 financial statement, income statement, retained earnings, balance sheet, and cash flows, based off of the following numbers: Item Year2 Year1 Accounts Receivable 1190 1182 Accruals 429
Which of the following groups constitute a controlled group? (Any stock not listed below is held by unrelated individuals each owning less than 1% of the outstanding stock). For brother-sister corporations, which definition applies? a. Mark owns 90% of the single classes of stock of Hot and Ice Corporations. b. Johnson and C
Monte and Allie each own 50% of Raider Corporation, an S corporation. Both individuals actively participate in Raider's business. On January 1, Monte and Allie have adjusted bases for their Raider stock of $80,000 and $90,000 respectively. During the current year, Raider reports the following results: Ordinary loss
Review the 2005 and 2004 annual reports for PepsiCo Inc and The Coca-Cola Company. Compare the two companies and provide recommendations to improve their financial status. Include an introduction, a vertical and horizontal analysis and classic ratios for liquidity, solvency, and profitability in your analysis for 2005 and 2
Please check my answers to the following questions. Question 1: When real estate is sold and a mortgage is involved, how is the amount realized on the sale determined? Answer: Amount realized. The amount realized from a sale or exchange is the total of all money received plus the FMV of all property or services received
Activity-based Costing (ABC) ReebookRealflex produces shoes for circuit training and walking. Recently, the management of the company has decided to adopt the activity-based costing system and has identified three activity cost pools. Information on its annual overhead costs and the activity cost pools are as follows: Activ
Review an annual report of a popular company ie. Target, Kohl's Bass Pro shops, and answer the following questions with references: 1. From the annual reports you previewed, what is the company's corporate strategy? What are their company goals and were they successful in achieving those goals? 2. Would you invest in the
Enron Corporation's 2001 third-quarter 10-Q report disclosed the following transaction with LJM2, a nonconsolidated special purpose entity (SPE) that was formed by Enron: In June 2000, LJM2 purchased dark fiber optic cable from Enron for a purchase price of $100 million. LJM2 paid Enron $30 million in cash and the balance i
A) At The Peak, Inc., manufactures scientific calculators. Costs incurred in making 25,000 scientific calculators in April included $ 85,000 of fixed manufacturing overhead. The total absorption cost per scientific calculator was $ 12.50. Required: a. Calculate the variable cost per scientific calculator. b. The ending in
Research a company that has been in the news for unethical practices, such as Enron, Tyco, Global Crossing, or WorldCom. Summarize your ideas about the following: What was the nature of the controversy regarding this company's practices? How were accounting practices involved? If you had been an accountant for this com
Discuss what changed at the end of 2004 that caused some states to decouple from the federal estate tax.
You have just joined a CPA firm. Your manager is impressed with the recommendations that you provided on the reporting of securities for the client. He comes in and says "You did a great job! The client was thrilled with the recommendations." Your manager has another consulting assignment. He asked you to prepare for him the en
How would you compare the accounting for enterprise funds with that of (a) businesses and (b) governmental funds? Summarize the reasons both for and against accounting for enterprises funds differently than governmental funds and include an example of an enterprise with regards to this.
In the past, TTTH Inc. allocated indirect manufacturing costs based on direct labor hours. Recently, management has decided to pilot a system of time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) to allocate these costs. The division produces three engine models: Basic, Sport, and Heavy Duty. Acme employs 300 employees to perform indire
Machine hours and electricity costs for Wells Industries for 2011 were as follows: Machine Electricity Month Hours Costs January 2,000 $ 9,200 February 2,320 10,500 March 1,520 6,750 April 2,480 11,500
10-A1 ROI and Economic Profit Calculations Consider the following data (in thousands) : (see the attached table) 1)For each division, compute the return on sales, the capital turnover, and the return on investment (ROI) 2)Which division is the best performer if evaluation is based on ROI? Explain. 3)Suppose each division
Zipper Company has identified the following overhead activities, costs, and activity drivers for the coming year: (see attached table) Zipper produces two models of sewing machines with the following expected prime costs and activity demands: (see attached table) The company's normal activity is 4,000 direct labor hours.
The MedView brochure said, "Only 45 scans per month to cover the monthly equipment rental of $18000." *The footnote at the bottom of the brochure read: *"Assumes a reimbursable fee of $475 per scan." The MedView brochure refers to a new radiology imaging system that MedView rents for $18000 per month. A "scan" refers to one i