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Fica Taxes

Is there some threshold for FICA calculations? Joe is president and 75 percent owner of JS Corporation. He takes a salary of $825,000 this year. Presidents of comparable companies are generally paid no more than $500,000. What are the income and FICA tax consequences if $325,000 is determined to be excessive wages by the IRS?

Cash from Operating Activities: Indirect Method

E5. The condensed single-step income statement for the year ended December 31, 20x9, of Sunderland Chemical Company, a distributor of farm fertilizers and herbicides appears as follows: Sales $13,000,000 Less; Cost of Goods Sold $7,600,000 Operating expenses (including depreciation

Calculate Residual Income for Midlands Design Ltd.

Residual Income [LO3] Midlands Design Ltd. of Manchester, England, is a company specializing in providing design services to residential developers. Last year the company had net operating income of £400,000 on sales of £2,000,000. The company's average operating assets for the year were £2,200,000 and its minimum required r

Assets

21 Which of the following is most directly related to value creation? a. sales b. Cash inflow c. Market share d. Net income 22 The primary market is defined a a. The market for insured securities b. The market for new issues c. The market for securities of the primary firms in the economy (generally the largest f

Predetermined Overhead Rate; Overhead Variances

I am studying for my final coming up and my professor gave the class a bunch of practice tests and quizzes for review. I need to compare my answers to that of a professional so I can hopefully pass my final exam. Thank you. Please see attached. I need to know what goes in the boxes.

Variable Overhead Performance Report

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Multiple choice Questions

1. Fast Delivery Company delivers packages and business documents for local businesses located in the Houston metropolitan area. If the company decided to adopt an ABC costing system to accumulate costs for its service, what would be an appropriate cost driver to use for the cost of the original pick-up order? a. Number of mil

Fixed Overhead Variances

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Applying Overhead in a Standard Costing System

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Variable Overhead Performance Report with Just a Spending Variance

Variable Overhead Performance Report with Just a Spending Variance [LO3] Jessel Corporation bases its variable overhead performance report on the actual direct labor-hours of the period. Data concerning the most recent year that ended on December 31 are as follows: Budgeted direct labor-hours 42,000 Actual direct l

Minimum Transfer Price

A company established a branch to sell automobile seat covers. The company purchases these covers and stores them in a warehouse. The covers are then shipped from the warehouse to both the home office and the new branch FOB destination. Home office management is responsible for setting the transfer price of the covers charged to

Budgeted Rate L & L, CPAs

L & L, CPAs, employs two full-time professional CPAs and five other accountants. Budgeted direct salary costs include $150,000 for each CPA and $40,000 per other accountant. For 2007 year, indirect costs were budgeted at $200,000, but actually amounted to $225,000. Actual salaries were $155,000 for each CPA and $45,000 for each

Overhead overapplied or underapplied.

If estimated annual factory overhead is $480,000, estimated annual direct labor hours are 200,000, actual March factory overhead is $41,000, and actual March direct labor hours are 17,000, then overhead is: $800 overapplied. $200 overapplied. $800 underapplied. $200 underapplied. $1,000 underappli

Materials Efficiency Variance

A materials efficiency variance can be caused by all of the following except what: Quantity of actual output achieved. Performance of the workers in using the materials. Quality of the materials. Skill level of the workers using the materials. All of the factors listed above.

Rubbermaid Design of Goods and Services: Success with wide variety of products

Rubbermaid's record of new product innovation is remarkable. With almost 5,000 products, the firm continues to crank out a new one almost everyday - and with great success. It looks like traditional wisdom teaches us that a company may win market share by offering a wide variety of products, increasing the chance of appealing to

Business Combinations and Bonds

The problem is circled in green in the attachment. My problems are with the first journal entry and with calculating the Goodwill. I know the first entry to record aquisition is a debit to Investment in Net Assets of Cooper Co. account. I know that it is calculated like this (($1,000,000 * 0.258419) + ($50,000 * 10.594014))

Intangible Assets: Appraisal on purchase, abuse, and stuffing

Intangible assets are typically amortized over a 15 year period compared to 5- and 7- year assets. Can anyone see how a taxpayer might want assets appraised upon purchase? Any potential for abuse? When does "stuffing" become evasion as opposed to avoidance?

Compute Southern Machines total assets & sales growth without additional funds

2) Southern Machines has a net income this year of $500 on sales of $2,000 and is operating its fixed assets at full capacity. Management expects sales to increase by 25 percent next year and is forecasting a dividend payout ratio of 30 percent. The profit margin is not expected to change. If spontaneous liabilities are $500 thi

Variable Production and Contribution Margin

9. Top Hat Sports manufactures baseball caps. The following information is available for 2008, the company's first year in business when it produced 150,000 caps. Revenue of 240,000 was generated by sale of 90,000 caps. Production Variable Fixed Direct materi

Les Fleurs: Compute net sales revenue, cost of goods sold and gross profit

Les Fleurs, a boutique in Paris, France, had the following accounts in its accounting records at December 31, 20X2 (amounts in Euros, denoted as "E") Purchases..................... E250,000 Freight In.................. E8,000 Sales discounts............. 4,000 Purchase returns........ 7,000 Inventory Sales.......

Total after tax net income

39 Assume the following for your corporation: sales (aka revenue) $250 Cost of goods sold 160 depreciation 35 Interest Expense 20 tax rate = 34% What is the corporation's total after tax net income? a. 23.10 b

Firm ABC: Computer earning multiplier in four scenarios

The dividend payout ratio for firm ABC is 60%, k is 13% and the expected growth of dividends is 7%. a) What is the current earnings multiplier? b) You expect the payout ratio to decline to 50%, all else equal. What is the new earnings multiplier? c) With the payout ratio at 60%, the rate of inflation increases 3% while the

Which is true for purchase vs. pooling method for business combinations?

A. When comparing the purchase method with the pooling method, which statement is true? -Under the purchase method the acquired company's current year income is included in the acquiring company's income statement, even if the combining takes place on the last day of the fiscal period -under both methods goodwill may be reco

Operating Proft Margin and EPS.

YOU ARE GIVEN THE FOLLOWING ESTIMATED PER SHARE DATA RELATED TO THE S&P INDUSTRIAL INDEX FOR THE YEAR 2010: SALES $1,320.00 DEPRECIATION $ 58.00 INTEREST EXPENSE $ 28.00 YOU ARE INFORMED THAT THE ESTIMATED OPERATION PROFIT MARGIN IS 0.16 AND THE TAX RATE IS 32 PERCENT. a-COMPUT

Taxation Income Deductibles

What do you think about a person in a situation where they have had income some years and losses in others? A person has paid taxes in some years on income. Should the losses be deductible if the subjective criteria are not in the taxpayer's favor?

Company X - Net Income

Company X is a software company that currently recognizes revenue when the agreement/contract is signed. Company X is considering a more conservative approach by recognizing revenue at the deliver of the product to customer. Therefore, it's considering changing its revenue recognition policy. Days in receivable under curre

Diluted earnings per share

During 2009, Falwell Inc. had 500,000 shares of common stock and 50,000 shares of 6% cumulative preferred stock outstanding. The preferred stock has a par value of $100 per share. Falwell did not declare or pay any dividends during 2009. Falwell's net income for the year ended December 31, 2009, was $2.5 million. The income t