Research a company that has been involved in a corporate financial scandal 1. Identify the company and the ethical dilemma. 2. Analyze the key elements in the situation: a. Who benefited or was harmed? How did they benefit? How were they harmed? b. What rights or claims were violated? c. What specific in
1. Review the IRS website (www.irs.gov), and then provide a link to some information related to partnership formation or termination. Provide a brief summary of the link's contents? 2. Describe the requirements and process to elect S corporation status?
Special Orders, Future Cash Flows, Production Budgets, Manufacturing Overhead Budgets, Activity Variances, Residual Income, Changes that affect ROI
1. Evaluating a special order Miyamoto Jewelers is considering a special order for 10 handcrafted gold bracelets to be given as gifts to members of a wedding party. The normal selling price of a gold bracelet is $389.95 and its unit product cost is $264 as shown below. Direct Materials .......................................
1. Classifying Manufacturing Costs Your Boat, Inc. assembles custom sailboats from components supplied by various manufacturers. The company is very small and its assembly shop and retail sales store are housed in a Gig Harbor, Washington, boathouse. Below are listed some of the costs that are incurred at the company. Fo
Air Production Company produces pneumatic lifts used to assist emergency rescue teams used to assist victims of auto and other accidents. The costs of manufacturing and marketing the pneumatic lifts at the company's normal volume of 3000 per month are shown in Exhibit 1. Exhibit 1 Unit manufacturing costs: Variable materi
For the expenditure cycle at Hewlett-Packard or any other company, what's your suggestion for the following recommendations to have good internal control of the purchase order processing?
Super Classic Boats Limited: Overhead rate, manufacturing cost, over/under allocation, contribution margin
A Super Classic Boats Limited produces custom wood boats. Each boat is unique and built upon customer order. During October 2012, Classic Boats began production of three customer orders - Boat A, Boat B and Boat C. The followings are selected data for the month of October: (1) Purchased production materials totaling $225,000 (
Individuals without children are eligible for the earned income credit if they meet which of the following conditions? I.. File married filing separately. II. At tax year end are at least age 25 but not more than age 64. III. For the tax year are not a dependent of another taxpayer. A. I only B. II only C. III only
Jake and Christina are married and file a joint return for the current year with taxable income of $100,000 and tax preferences and adjustments of $20,000 for AMT purposes. Their regular tax liability is $15,750. What is the amount of their total tax liability? A. $2,997 B. $11,843 C. $15,750 D. $28,503
Please calculate the overhead absorption rate base on the file attached.
The scenario is designed to help you determine and evaluate the payment amount of a car loan and a mortgage, based on the assumption that your household income is $36,000 per year or $3,000 per month. Based on your income, you may spend 28% of your monthly income on housing, and 10% on a car loan. You are to put a 3% down pa
How do the following relate to the practice of accounting and its use in businesses? 1. Preparation of closing entries, reversing entries and the post-closing trial balance 2. Preparation of a classified income statement, retained earnings statement and balance sheet.
Search the library and Internet, and provide an example of a successful retail business that competes on the global economic market. How has this led to its competitive advantage? Provide specific examples to support the points in your post.
Assuming Alexa receives $20,000 in gross rental receipts, what effect does the rental activity have on her AGI for the year?
Use the following data set and assumptions to create payoff and regret matrices in order to answer questions 1 and 2. Alternative A Alternative B Present value of costs incurred for selecting the alternative
For the fiscal year ended Feb 2, 2013 (2012 Annual Report) for Kroger: 1a Which CPA firm audited the financial statements? 1b What type of opinion was issued? 2a What are "deposits in transit"? 2b Are they properly classified on the balance sheet? Explain briefly. 3a Compute the rate of change in weekly sales from 20
Tom, Dick and Harry are operative workers working in a factory producing metal brackets. The basic hourly rate is US$6.00 and overtime rate is "time and a half'. The factory policy is to pay their workers on weekly basis. The factory normal working hours is 40. In addition, a group bonus scheme is in operation where bonus wi
During the current year, Hugo sells equipment for $150,000, which it placed in service in 2009. The equipment cost $175,000, and $55,000 of depreciation deductions was allowed. The results of the sale are A. LTCG of $30,000. B. Sec. 1231 gain of $30,000. C. Sec. 1245 ordinary income of $30,000. D. Sec. 1250 ordinary income
In a nontaxable exchange, Henri traded in a truck having an adjusted basis of $8,500 and a FMV of $15,000, for a new truck having a FMV of $15,000. In addition, Henri paid cash of $5,000. What is Henri's basis in the new truck? A. $5,000 B. $8,500 C. $13,500 D. $15,000
If there is a like-kind exchange of property between related parties, how long do they have to wait to dispose of the property received in order to avoid having to recognize any gain on the exchange? A. 6 months B. 1 year C. 2 years D. no waiting period
Lockyear window company makes and sells three product lines- custom detailed windows, large standard windows, and small standard windows. The statement of operating income for the most recent period is shown here: Lockyear window company Statement of operating income T
1. How should a stock dividend that has been declared, but not yet issued be classified in a statement of financial position? Why? 2. Derivative accounting: What are the disclosure requirements for traditional and derivative financial instruments? Should companies disclose if such instruments are used for hedging or speculati
First Question: In your opinion, are certain types of contracts unethical or unconscionable? (or at least should be) If so, what types of contracts are either unethical or unconscionable? How should the law treat a situation where a contract is unethical or unconscionable? Second Question: In discussing capacity, and specif
See the attached file. Zhao Manufacturing Company has two departments, machining and finishing. For a given period the following costs were incurred by the company as a whole: direct material, $200,000; direct labor, $75,000; and indirect production, $80,000. The grand total was $355,000. The machining department incurred
ABC Hardware store is open for business 350 days a year. Annual demand for a power cutter at this store is 700 units. Replenishment cost is $15 per order and annual inventory holding cost is 10% of the inventory value. ABC pays $20 for each power cutter. What is the economic order quantity for this cutter, and what is the re
Does a non-controlling shareholder have access to any information other than the consolidated financial statements to determine how well the subsidiary is doing?
So your new accountant could practice the budgeting process in your for-profit company, you want her to compare budgeting methods for two different kinds of entities. You give her information for a for-profit and for a nonprofit entity and ask her to complete the following: Given the assumptions and data in this Excel fil
Joe operates a business that locates and purchases specialized assets for clients, among other activities. Joe uses the accrual method of accounting but he doesn't keep any significant inventories of the specialized assets that he sells. Joe reported the following financial information for his business activities during year 0.
Jeremy and Alyssa Johnson have been married for five years and do not have any children. Jeremy was married previously and has one child from the prior marriage. He is self-employed and operates his own computer parts store. For the first two months of the year, Alyssa worked for Staples, Inc., as an employee. In March, Alyssa a
Stock: Std. Dev. Beta ABC 12.5% 1.0 FGH 8.0% 0.5 MNO 20.2% 2.4 TUV 15.3% 3.0 1. a. According to the information listed above, which of the stocks would be considered riskiest by itself (2 pts.)? b. Which one would be the riskiest in a diversified portfolio of investments (2 pts.)? 2. Stoc