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Internal control weaknesses in church cash collection procedures

P7-2B The board of trustees of a local church is concerned about the internal accounting controls pertaining to the offering collections made at weekly services. They ask you to serve on a three-person audit team with the internal auditor of the university and a CPA who has just joined the church. At a meeting of the audit team

Calculate a payroll in Excel for a computer repair business

See attached file. 1. The Orange colored cells on the worksheet indicate places where you will put in the formulas and functions. 2. Calculate the total Gross Pay for each employee. Keep in mind that employees are paid time and a half for all over-time hours. Here is an example formula that demonstrates how you would make

Zillman Co.

Presented below is an aging schedule for Zillmann Company. Number of Days Past Due Customer Total Not Yet Due 1-30 31-60 61-90 Over 90 Arndt $23,410 $11,220 $12,190 Blair 40,360 $40,360 Chase 61,890 17,720 7,060 $37,110 Drea 36,430 $36,430 O

What is tax research?

What is tax research? What is the purpose of conducting tax research? Are results of tax research conclusive? Why or why not?

Tax issues for Don and Jane in withdrawing money

The ABC Company was incorporated (as an LLC) two years ago. The success of the company is exceeding the owners' expectations. The land owned by the company is used as a site for special events and parties. The rental income from the events and fees for services rendered at these events are substantial for a new business. The

Job Cost Accounting: Harris, Inc and Jobs 78 and 79

Harris, Inc., has just completed job nos. 78 and 79, which were similar in terms of complexity, production processes, and units manufactured. Job no. 78 was manufactured by Joe Barton who earns $14 per hour, whereas job no. 79 was completed by Susan Franklin who earns $20 per hour. If Joe and Susan are equally efficient, would t

Britternman (Nitterman) eliminate the Big Bart lin of golf clubs

Britterman, Inc., manufactures golf clubs in three models. For the year, the Big Bart line has a net loss of $5,000 from sales $200.000, variable costs $175,000, and fixed cost $30,000. If the Big Bart line is eliminated, $15,000 of fixed cost will remain. Prepared an analysis showing whether the Big Bart line should be eliminat

Computation for a retirement fund

Please help, I do not understand... Stephen Bosworth, a super salesman contemplating retirement on his 55th birthday, decides to create a fund on an 8% basis that will enable him to withdraw $25,000 per year on June 30th, beginning in 2014 and continuing through 2017. To develop this fund, Stephen intends to make equal contri

Identify initiatives or actions after reading an annual report,

In a recent annual report, read management's letter to the stockholders. This section of an annual report typically discusses initiatives or actions that the company implemented during the year as part of its strategic plan. Identify at least three such initiatives or actions that you believe affected the company's annual

Measures can Amber Lutz take to improve her business

Amber Lutz started a retail clothing business two years ago. Lutz's first year was very successful, but sales dropped 50 percent in the second year. A friend who is a business consultant analyzed Lutz's business and came up with two basic reasons for the decline in sales: (1) Lutz has been placing orders late in each seaso

Politicalization of Accounting Standards

Some accountants have said that politicalization in the development and acceptance of generally accepted accounting principles (i.e., standard setting) is taking place. Some use the term politicalization in a narrow sense to mean the influence by governmental agencies, particularly the Securities and Exchange Commission, on the

Relative sales value method

PC Plus buys 1,000 computer game CDs from a distributor who is discontinuing those games. The purchase price for the lot is $6,000. PC Plus will group the CDs into three price categories for resale, as indicated below. Group Price per CD No. of CDs 1 $ 5.00

Cash can increase when there is a net loss

The president of Frogger Company is puzzled. During the latest accounting period, the company experienced a net loss of $800,000 yet its cash increased $300,000 during the same period. Discuss the circumstances under which this scenario could occur. Present evidence based on the various components of the statement of cash flo

Taxation: How much income will be reported from installment sale of land

On September 16, 2009, Donald Dunn sold for $80,000 property with an adjusted basis of $20,000. The buyer paid $20,000 down with the remaining $60,000 to be paid in four equal annual installments of $15,000 beginning in September 2010 with interest at 12%. How much income does Donald report in 2009 and the following four

Journalize Long-Term Investments in Stock-Equity Method

On January 1,2008,Compustat Co.bought 30% of the outstanding common stock of Freelance Corp. for $258,000 cash. Compustat Co. accounts for this investment by the equity method. At the date of acquisition of the stock, Freelance Corp. 's net assets had a carrying value of $590,000. Assets with an average remaining life of five ye

Compute cash flow from operating and from investing

EXERCISE 14-41 GAIN AND LOSSES AND THE STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS Miss Maggie Company entered into the following transactions during the year: Miss Maggie had no investment securities at the beginning of the year. The cost of the trading securities sold was $300; the cost of the available-for-sale securities sold was $150.

Managerial Accounting

1.What is the appropriate journal entry if $100,000 of materials were purchased on account for the month of August? a. Manufacturing Overhead Control 100,000 Accounts Receivable Control 100,000 b. Manufacturing Allocated 100,000 Accounts Receivable Control 100,000 c. Materials Control 100,000 Accounts Payab

Assume that in the two-server system, an arriving car will join the shorter queue. When the queues are equal length, there is a 50-50 chance the driver will enter the queue for either window. a. Simulate both the one and two teller systems. Compute the average queue length, waiting time, and percentage utilization for each system. b. Suggest a decision about which system to employ.

See attached excel spreadsheet (example) for queing simulation. I need help to put the info from problem #1 into Excel. 1.) First American Bank is trying to determine whether it should install one or two drive-thru teller windows. The following probability distribution for arrival intervals and service times have been dev

Total fixed cost per month produced

A.) The Bear and Bull Company produces two products: bears and bulls. The following information is available: Bears Bulls Unit Selling Price $6 $9 Unit Variable Costs 2 3 Unit Contribution Margin 4 6 Sales Mix 65% 35% Additional information: Total company-wide fixed costs are $156,200. Given the sta