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SAC has developed revolutionary manufacturing techniques 1500-1750 words

SAC has developed revolutionary manufacturing techniques utilizing its new spark plug manufacturing technology to offer special-order spark plugs for the auto racing industry. The company is currently using process costing for its spark plugs but is considering using job order costing for the new specialty spark plugs. How does

Discuss the implications of a poll tax

1. British Prime Minister Lady Thatcher proposed a poll tax that levied an equal amount of tax on each citizen regardless of his or her income. This tax was repealed after a brief trial period. Why do you think this tax was unpopular? Discuss the pros and cons of the tax and arrive at a conclusive answer.

Accounting process

Need help in preparing a 850 word document stating the accounting equation. Explain and define all components of the equation and provide examples of each. Please list references and do not copy word for word. Thank you.

Accounting Information Systems: Example Problem

You are the information systems auditor for PQR Preschools Pty Ltd. Over the course of the last internal audit, you have become suspicious that somebody in the Payroll department has been modifying electronic payroll data. You are to write a one-page memo to the payroll manager, Mr. Greg Grunter, informing him of you intention t

Corporate Business Financial Analyst

As SAC's corporate business financial analyst, you will need to have a clear understanding of the different types of costs (variable, fixed, and mixed) that the company carries. Review SAC's journal activity. Identify and define the variable, fixed, and mixed costs. Next, determine what affect a sales volume increase or decrease

Evaluating Two Products at Acme Company

Acme Company has to evaluate two products (A&B). The following data pertains to these products. Product A Product B Selling price per unit $60 $80 Variable cost per unit $40 $50 Total fixed costs 20000 30000 Find the quantities to be sold from each product to make you indifferent to choose Product A or Product B Ca

Sale or Purchase Values in a Poor Economy

Please help with the follow business question: How would you factor in the sale or purchase values during a poor economy such as we see now? Does this provide opportunities for one of the parties?

Ending Retained Earnings Account

12. Nelson Company had equity accounts in 2000 as follows: Common Stock ($1 Par Value) $120,000 Retained Earnings 32,000 Total Share holder's Equity $152,000 Projected income is $150,000 and the dividend per share to be paid immedi

Accounting Homework

5.) The following information is available for the Avisa Company for the month of November: (a.) On November 30, after all transactions have been recorded, the balance in the company's Cash account has a balance of $27,202. (b.) The company's bank statement shows a balance on November 30 of $29,279. (c.) Outstanding che

Pareto Analysis to Determine the Most Common Categories

Construct a Pareto analysis of the data and determine the percentage of total complaints represented by the two most common categories. Over a 6 mo. period: Stock Condition: 170 Checkout Queue: 33 Product request: 105 Product Quality: 87 Price Marking: 45 Policy/Procedures: 40 Service Level: 55 General: 58 Checker

Schedule of Cash Collections

Sales budget for the first month of operations shows $468,311 of total sales for the month. The expected cash collections are as follows: 20% of its merchandise is sold to cash customers 80% will be sold on account Of the 80% sold on account, 33% is expected to be collected during rhe month of sale and the remaining 67% wi

Sunset Products: Return on Investment (ROI) and Residual Income

Please respond in Microsoft Word, ".doc". "I know headquarters wants us to add that new product line," said Pete Johnson, manager of Sunset Products' East Division. "But I want to see the numbers before I make a move. Our division's return on investment (ROI0 has led the company for three years, and don't want any letdown."

Multiple choice accounting questions

1. If a unit of inventory has declined in value below original cost, but the market value exceeds net realizable value, the amount to be used for purposes of inventory valuation is A) net realizable value. B) original cost. C) market value. D) net realizable value less a normal profit margin. 2. Which of the following b

Teleworking

In considering the following situation, what would you consider as 3 viable courses of action that could possibly achieve the desired outcome stated below? Problem: Federal agencies have not achieved the level of involvement of employees in telework as required by law. Effect of the Problem: The hesitancy to embrace tele

Camp Gear Factory Produces Two Products - Canopies and Tents

The Camp Gear Factory produces two products - canopies and tents. It has two separate departments - cutting and sewing. The budget for the cutting department is $350,000 and $400,000 for the sewing department. Each canopy will require 2 hours of cutting and 1 hour of sewing. Each tent will require 1 hour of cutting and 6 hour

Report gross profit

Reese Construction Corporation contracted to construct a building for $1,500,000. Construction began in 2007 and was completed in 2008. Data relating to the contract are summarized below: Year Ended Dec. 31

Percentage-of-Completion Gross Profit

On February 1, 2007, Nance Contractors agreed to construct a building at a contract price of $6,000,000. Nance estimated total construction costs would be $4,000,000 and the project would be finished in 2009. Information relating to the costs and billings for this contract is as follows: Total costs incurred to date $1,500,

Straightforward Computation of Overhead Variances

* Attached picture is a scan of the full problem. I am looking for direction as to how to complete this problem. I am not very good with managerial accounting. Starlight Glassware Company has the following standards and flexible-budget data. Standard variable-overhead rate $18.00 per direct-labor hour Standard quantit

Accounting Multiple Choice Questions.

Select the correct/best answer. C 7 - Internal Control & Cash 1. Which one of the following is NOT a main purpose of internal control? a. Safeguard a company's assets from employee theft and unauthorized use. b. Enhance the accuracy and reliability of a company's accounting records. c. Prevent insider trading

Variable and Absorption Costing

Chan Manufacturing Company data for 20X7 follow: Sales: 12,000 units at $17 each Actual production 15,000 units Expected volume of production 18,000 units Manufacturing costs incurred Variable $120,000 Fixed 63,000 Nonmanufacturing costs incurred Variable $ 24,000 Fixed 18,000 1. Determine operating income for 20X7

Use Double-Decling-Balance Method to Depreciate a Machine

See the attached file. 1. On January 2, 2008, Sahara, Inc. purchased a silkscreen machine for its new clothing line. Sahara incurred the following costs related to the machine: Purchase price .............................................................. $120,000 Freight charges for delivery from manufacturer to Sahara

What is the purpose of sampling?

What is the purpose of sampling? What are some of the concerns and dangers of sampling? How important is the sample design to the validity of your data? Explain. Provide an example where a sample could misrepresent the validity of the data.

Optimal Risky Portfolio

Consider a Treasury Bill with a rate of return of 5% and the following portfolios, which have been created by 2 stocks, S1 and S2: Portfolio A: The weight for S1 and S2 = 0.2 and 0.8; Expected return = 0.15; Standard Dev.= 0.24 Portfolio B: The weight for S1 and S2 = 0.4 and 0.6; Expected return = 0.18; Standard Dev.= 0.3

Operating income

From the data below, calculate operating income for the year ended December 31, 2008 R & D = $86,000 Loss from discontinued operations = 34,000 Provision from income taxes = 68,000 Net sales = 1,022,000 Interest expense = 72,000 Net cash

Dependents and Qualifications

Bob and Jane Kelso file a joint tax return. The couple's AGI averages $500,000. Consequently, their total exemption amount is subject to the maximum reduction. The Kelsos provide about 90 percent of the financial support for their 20-year-old daughter, Brenda, who is a junior at San Diego State University. This year, their daug

Lockboxes

Bird's Eye Treehouses, Inc., a Kentucky company, has determined that a majority of its customers are located in the Pennsylvania area. It therefore is considering using a lockbox system offered by a bank located in Pittsburgh. The bank has estimated that use of the system will reduce collection time by two days. Based on the fol