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Payroll Tax Entries in Excel

(Payroll Tax Entries) The payroll of Auber Corp. for September 2008 is as follows: Total payroll was $495,000. Pensionable (CPP) and insurable (EI) earnings were $375,000. Income taxes in the amount of $90,000 were withheld, as was $9,000 in union dues. The employment insurance tax rate was 1.80% for employees and 2.52% for empl

Scattergraph Analysis; High-Low Method

Month X-Rays Taken X-Ray Costs January...... 6,250 $28,000 February..... 7,000 29,000 March........ 5,000 23,000 April........ 4,250 20,000 May.......... 4,500 22,000 June......... 3,000 17,000 July......... 3,750 18,000 August.......

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in Companies

Present your opinion on whether generally accepted accounting principles can apply to both large public companies and smaller non-public companies. Why, or why not? Be specific. Please include any websites that I can follow up with thank-you.

Rental Income, Insurance Expense, Tax Expense

Rental receipts (cash) received $43,000 Cash paid for insurance $ 5,000 Cash Paid for taxes $ 6,000 Cash received from sale of used equipment $11,000 Of the rental receipts collected, $2,000 was reported as rent r

Case analysis - Birch Paper Co, Transfer Case

Hello, I am reading through my text book and am hoping for some help with three questions that correspond with a case. My instructor indicates that for my midterm, it will be very similar to this case analysis. We are to provide the following by answering the questions. The questions do not have to be answered in order. Ra

What form is used to apply for a Social Security card?

What form is used to apply for a Social Security card? Some have said your Social Security number is like an American Express credit card, "don't leave home without it." Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?

Use the expanded accounting equation to compute the missing quantity

Chapter 2 2-14 Expanded Accounting Equation For the following four cases, use the expanded accounting equation to compute the missing quantity Assets liabilities Capital stock Retained earnings Case A $20,000 $8,000 A $3,500 Case B 16,000 B $5,000 2,000 Case C C 11,000 14,000 32,000 Case D 46,000

Ending Account Balances

Computing Ending Account Balances Attached, is a formatted MS Excel spreadsheet containing calculations for the computation of the ending account balances for Far West Bank. This spreadsheet also contains tables depicting the impact of the various transactions of the company's asset, liabilities and owners' equity accounts.

Substantive test for cash balances

You are the in-charge accountant examining the financial statements of the Gutzler Company for the year ended December 31, 20X0. During late October 20X0, you with the help of Gutzler's controller, completed an internal control questionnaire and prepared the appropriate memoranda describing Gutzler's accounting procedures. You

Analyzing And Correcting Accounting Information

Assume that you invested $1,000 in a business venture on January 1, 1998. At the end of the year, you received the following information about the venture, along with a check for $60 representing your share of the company's distribution of profits. Dear(Your name) We are pleased to send you the enclosed check representing yo

Net Income

Trying to find the net income with: $640,000 sales 480,000 cost 40,000 interset expense 60,000 depreciation 34% tax rate

Error Analysis and Correcting Entries

I am having a very rough time with this problem, there is no example in the book and I am having trouble of where to even start. For the attached problem, I must: (a.) Present a schedule showing the revised income before income taxes for each of the years ended March 31, 2006, 2007, and 2008. Make computations to the neares

I:14-45 AMT Adjustments and Computation of Tax

I:14-45 AMT Adjustments and Computation of Tax. Allen, a single taxpayer, reports the following items on his 2007 federal income tax return: Adjusted gross income $75,000 Taxable income 48,000 Regular tax liability 8,424

Hank works in the accounting department at a large retailing operation.

Hank works in the accounting department at a large retailing operation. Hank was having lunch with one of the clerks who works under him and was discussing ways to prevent embezzlement. Soon Hank was discussing how he and the clerk could embezzle funds rather than how they could prevent embezzlement. Hank and the clerk decide

Critical, Logical, Persuasive and Creative Thinking

Compare and contrast logical thinking versus creative and persuasive thinking. Comment on how logical thinking affects the critical-thinking process. Finally, apply critical thinking to the decision-making process by discussing workplace examples that highlight logical thinking. Around 400 words full essay not needed!


Can you provide me your comments on the note below: Thanks Many of you may be aware of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (as amended). Most folks assume it applies to bribing foreign officials. It does (with some exceptions), but it also has a provision that makes fraudulent accounting entries a crime and that provision, al

Principles of Accounting: 10 questions

Can someone help with these review questions. 1.Technology: A. Has replaced accounting. B. Has not changed the work that accountants do. C. Has closely linked accounting with consulting, planning, and other financial services. D. In accounting has replaced the need for decision makers. E. In accounting is only

Relationship between Risk and Return

Please help answer the following questions. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. What is the relationship between risk and return. Is it always as simple as higher risk means higher return? What factors need to be considered, how can risk be reduced? Any answer given will be used to help understand the question and

Accounting Environment and Comparability of Accounts

A. What are the elements of the accounting environment? How do they affect the financial statements? Why are these elements important? How do they affect comparability between companies? B. What is the accounting equation? What does it tell you? Why does it have to balance? What happens if the equation does not balance?

Reconcile the following bank statement to the accounting records.

Reconcile the following bank statement to the accounting records. J & J's Pizza Check Register 31-Mar-02 Check Number Payee Date Amount 101 Fred's Maintenance 1-Mar 100.00 102 Jan's Cheese 1-Mar 200.00 103 Don Goss 15-Mar 300.00 104 Denise's Consulting 15-Mar 400.00 105 Jan's Che