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Why is accounting often referred to as the "language of business"?

5- Why is accounting often referred to as the "language of business"? 7- What are generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)? Who currently develops and issues GAAP? What is the purpose of GAAP? 3-1 and 3-2 3-1 The company borrowed $125,000 in cash from Far West Bank. 3-2 The company used $45,000 in cash to pur

Tax Laws of Transferring Property

ABC Corp is planning an expansion. Arnold James owns a building that adjoins the current location. With little modification, the restaurant could expand into that building and double its seating capacity. Arnold has owned this property for 10 years during which it has increased in value. Arnold would like to avoid recognizin

Review of Accounting Procedures at Local Church

You have been asked by the board of trustees of a local church to review its accounting procedures. As a part of this review, you have prepared the following comments relating to the collections made at weekly services and record-keeping for members' contributions: 1. The church's board of trustees has delegated responsibili

Calculate Sally's AGI, Taxable Income and Income Tax

PROBLEM I Sally is age 28. Sally is single. Sally is a C.P.A. but has become disenchanted with the business world and she is taking some time to find herself. She has spent 2007 living with a series of friends. Although she has received some financial assistance from family members there is no person or group of people that qua

Calculate the Division operating income for the Beta Shoe Company which manufactures only one type of shoe and has two divisions, the Sole Division, and the Assembly Division.

Calculate the Division operating income for the Beta Shoe Company which manufactures only one type of shoe and has two divisions, the Sole Division, and the Assembly Division. The Sole Division manufactures soles for the Assembly Division, which completes the shoe and sells it to retailers. The Sole Division "sells" soles to the

Budgeted Manufacturing Overhead Cost/CVP Graph

Please help me with this: A department has budgeted monthly manufacturing overhead cost of $40,000 plus $5 per direct labor hour. The flexible budget report reflects $120,000 for total budgeted manufacturing cost for the month. What is the actual level of activity achieved during the month (OR, CAN IT NOT BE Determined?) ---

Absorption vs.Variable Costing for the Bohne Company

9. The Bohne Company produces chocolate candies. The chocolates sell for $12 per box. Annually, the company produces 10,000 boxes of chocolates and sells 9,000 boxes of the candies. The company's cost information includes the following: Direct materials $2.00 per unit Direct labor $3.00 per unit Fixed manufacturing overhea

Which of the following is not excluded from income?

1. Gross income may be realized when a taxpayer receives economic benefit even if no cash is received. T or F 2. Which of the following is not excluded from income? (Assume that any amounts received by the taxpayer were kept). a. fair market value of prize won on a game show b.

Taxable Income Ruling: doctrine of constructive receipt

Introduction: Walter used the cash method to account for income from his cattle ranch. During an audit in the third year, the IRS auditor discovered a document from a customer indicating that two years earlier, Walter sold 115 heads of cattle to the customer for $77,000. The document appeared to be a tear slip, the top half of

Common errors in accounting systems

Answer each in 3 or more sentences. What do you do if your G/L A/R balance states $1M and your subsidiary ledger says $800K? What are the most common errors in working with General Accounting, Fixed Assets, Revenue (billing)? What would you do to ensure these errors do not happen?

Return on Assets

Refer to the attached appendix A and B and calculate the return on assets in the form of a percentage.

An Analysis of Corporate Cash Flow Activities

Analyze the transactions above and indicate whether each transaction resulted in a cash flow from: (a) operating activities, (b) investing activities, (c) financing activities, or (d) noncash investing and financing activities. Global Corporation had the following transactions during 2006.

Lockbox system- Penn Steelworks Penn Steelworks A) What is the opportunity cost to Penn Steelworks of the funds tied up in mailing and processing? Use a 365-day year. B) What would the net cost or savings be from use of the proposed cash acceleration technique? Should Penn adopt the system?

(Lockbox system) Penn Steelworks is a distributor of cold-rolled steel products to the automobile industry. All of its sales are on a credit basis, net 30 days. Sales are evenly distributed over its 10 sales regions throughout the United States. Delinquent accounts are no problem. The company has recently undertaken an analysis

Concentration Banking

Treemont Shops operates in Naples, Florida. The firm distributes speciality gardening supplies nationwide. The firm currently uses a centralized billing system. Treemont has annual credit sales of $362 million. Lasdon National Bank has presented an offer to operate a concentration-banking system for the company. Treemont already

Flat Tax

Should the federal income tax be a flat tax, which means should everyone pay taxes at the same percentage? Include brief assessments on the pros and cons of this type of a system.

Price Variance and Material Usage Variance

Error Correction, Inc. (ECI) makes a white liquid substance that is used to cover errors made on printed documents. ECI expects to use 4 ounces of a chemical known as Fatal per bottle of correction fluid. Fatal is expected to cost $.40 per ounce. Actual materials cost amounted to $.46 per ounce. ECI expected to make and sell 1,0

Three Part Classification Manufacturing Costs

Springfield Manufacturing produces electronic storage devices, and uses the following three-part classification for its manufacturing costs: direct materials, direct manufacturing labor, and indirect manufacturing costs. Total indirect manufacturing costs for January were $300 million, and were allocated to each product on the b

Internal Control System Objectives

Dale Company experienced the following events during 2004. 1. Acquired $30,000 cash from the issue of common stock. 2. Paid $12,000 cash to purchase land. 3. Borrowed $8,000 cash. 4. Provided services for $20,000 cash. 5. Paid $1,000 cash for rent expense. 6. Paid $12,000 cash for other operating expenses. 7. Paid a $2,00

Penalty in Casinos

Suppose that in Las Vegas, casinos could monitor the actions of dealers costlessly and spot every instance in which the dealer makes a mistake in which a player is overpaid. The casino is considering disciplining its dealers by charging them the equivalent of the money lost by the casino for any mistakes that they (the dealer) m

Production Function and Price of Labor

Suppose that the Johnson Company has the following production function: Q = L × C The price of labor (L) is $20 per unit and the price of capital (C) is $50/unit. How much labor and capital should Johnson employ to produce 200,000 units? What is the total cost of production?

How do variable costs and fixed costs differ? Give an example of each.

Please see attached file. a. Chapter 15: Discussion Questions 9-11, 17, and 19. b. Chapter 15: Practice Exercise 15-8 Fixed Costs and Variable Costs c. Chapter 15: Practice Exercise 15-13 Direct and Indirect Costs d. Chapter 15: Practice Exercise 15-15 Out-of-Pocket Costs and Opportunity Costs e.


Good Day, Could you please assist with the attached question. Regards Paradise Limited wishes to raise R10 million in external finances by issuing either ordinary shares or 14 % preference shares or a 12 % unsecured loan. These funds are expected to generate additional operating profits of R3.28 million. The ordinar

Questions about Breakeven Calculations

Executives of Studio Recordings, Inc, produced the latest compact disc by the Starshine Sisters Band, titled Sunshine/Moonshine. The following cost information pertains to the new CD: CD package and disc (direct material and labor) $1.25/CD Songwriters' royalties $0.35/CD Recording artists' roya

Selling Price - Gargantuan Industries

Gargantuan Industries is a multiproduct company with several manufacturing plants. The Boise Plant manufactures and distributes two household cleaning and polishing compounds, standard and commercial, under the Super Clean label. The forecasted operating results for the first six months of the current year, when 100,000 cases

The Dean Company

(Note) Posting must be answered within 3 hours, if partially answered then that is also acceptable. Thank you 1. The Dean Company produces and sells a single product. The following data refer to the year just completed: Selling Price $ 350 Units in beginning Inventory 0 Units Produced 20000 Units sold