I'm having trouble figuring out the standard quantity and standard hours. I'm not sure that the rest of my calculations are correct either. Then there are the actual variances themselves and while I have the formulas they don't seem correct.
What additional steps need to be taken for seasonal businesses to ensure an optimal outcome?
Iron Mountain Mines produces iron ore at four different mining locations in the Iron Mountain Range area of Colorado; however, the ores extracted at each mine are different in their iron content. Mine #1 produces magnetite ore, which has a 70% iron content; mine #2 produces limonite ore, which has a 60% iron content; mine #3 pr
See attached file for full problem description. 3. Gleason Advertising Company's trial balance at December 31 shows Advertising Supplies $6,700 and Advertising Supplies Expense $0. On December 31, there are $1,700 of supplies on hand. Prepare the adjusting entry at December 31, and using T accounts, enter the balances in the
Managerial Accounting Assistance 1. Anticipating unusually high sales for July, Radios, Inc. a producer of small two-way radios, plans to produce 20,000 radios, using all available capacity. Radios anticipating costs for the radios for July as follows: Unit Manufacturing Costs Variable Direct labor Materials Cost $1.20 Va
See attached file for full problem description. 1. Lori, who is single, purchased a new copier (five-year class property) for $30,000 and new furniture (seven-year class property) for $112,000 on May 20, 2005. Lori expects the taxable income derived from her business (without regard to the amount expensed under § 179) to
T P16-6 (EPS Computation of Basic and Diluted EPS) Edmund Halvor of the controller's office of East Aurora Corporation was given the assignment of determining the basic and diluted earnings per share values for the year ending December 31, 2007. Halvor has compiled the information listed below. 1.
Using the format provided, for each account identify: (a) whether the account would be reported on a balance sheet (B/S), on an income statement (I/S), or on neither statement (N); (b) whether it is an asset (A), liability (L), owners' equity (OE), a revenue (R), or an expense (E); and (c) whether the account has a debit or a c
1. s1 s2 s3 d1 10 8 6 d2 14 15 2 d3 7 8 9 The probabilities of each state s1, s2, s3 are 0.2, 0.4 and 0.4 respectively. What is the EVPI? Put your answer in the form x.x 2. The quality control manager for ENTA Inc. must decide whether to accept (a1), further analyze (a2), or reject (a3) a lot of incoming materia
Complete the six-column table. Please see attachment. Required 1. Complete the six-column table by entering adjustments that reflect the following information: a. As of December 31, 2005, employees had earned $900 of unpaid and unrecorded salaries. The next payday is January 4, at which time $1,600 of salaries will be pai
If a plant was designed to produce 7,000 hammers per day, but is limited to making 6,000 hammers per day because of the ime needed to change equipment between styles of hammers, what is the utilization?
If a plant was designed to produce 7,000 hammers per day, but is limited to making 6,000 hammers per day because of the ime needed to change equipment between styles of hammers, what is the utilization? For the past month, the plant [in the above problem], which has an effective capacity of 6,500, has made only 4,500 hammers
Martin & Associates borrowed $5,000 on April 1, 2003 at 8% interest with both principal and interest due on March 31, 2004. How much should be in the firm's interest payable account at December 31, 2003? (Points: 1) $300 $400 $0 $333
Law enforcement operations must react to changing conditions, yet they must do so within the bounds of the department's budget. For example, if a serious trend of daytime burglaries in a particular district emerges, the department must use either overtime or reallocate assets to counter the criminal activity. Consider the fo
I am working on an assumption to find what the maximum profits would be. I have run 8 trials and I'm not getting any profits, I'm not sure where I have gone wrong. (See attached file for full problem description) Minden Company Current Conditions -- Per unit: Selling Price Variable expenses Fixed expenses (for th
Keith Martin is the controller for Daniels Printing Service. Keith has been putting in a lot of overtime; therefore, Mr. Daniels has allowed Keith to hire an assistant. Keith's assistant is a bright, high school graduate, but he has never taken an accounting class. Keith is trying to decide which accounting activities could be d
On December 31, 2004, Kathleen Lowell Bank enters into a debt restructuring agreement with Dennis Company which is experiencing financial difficulties. The bank restructures a $4,000,000 note receivable by: 1. Reducing the principal obligation from $4,000,000 to $3,200,000. 2. Extending the maturity date from 12/31/
Question 1: Under the rules applicable after 2004, determine how many dependency exemptions would be available in each of the following independent situations. Specify whether any such exemptions would come under the qualifying child or the qualifying relative category : a. Richard maintains a household that includes a cousin
SE4. For each transaction below, tell which account is debited and which account is credited. SE5. Set up T accounts and record each transaction in SE4. Determine the balance of each account. SE6. From the T accounts created in SE5, prepare a trial balance dated May 31, 20x1. SE9. Prepare ledger account forms like
I am really having a difficult time figuring out the entries when it comes to bonds and investments, please help. Danka Inc. develops and leases databases of publicly avaiable information. The following selected transactions relate to certain securities acquired as a long term investment by Danka Inc. whose fiscal year end
Over the past 10 years, Molly O'Rourke has slowing built a diversified portfolio of common stock. Currently her portfolio includes 20 common stock issues and has a total market value of $82,500. Molly is at present considering the addition of 50 shares of one of two common stock issues-X or Y. To assess the return and risk
30. Mauve Corporation began operations as a farm supplies business and used a fiscal year ending September 30. The company gradually went out of the farm supplies business and into the mail-order Christmas gifts business. The company has received permission from the IRS to change to a fiscal year ending January 31, effective for
The Cardinal Wholesale Company is an S corporation that began business on March 1, 2005. Robert, a calendar year taxpayer, owns 100% of the Cardinal stock. He has $400,000 taxable income from other sources each year. Robert will work approximately 30 hours a week for the corporation. Cardinal sells swimming pool supplies, and it
56. Rosa and Steve, who are married, had taxable income of $225,000 for 2005. They had positive AMT adjustments of $40,000, negative AMT adjustments of $10,000, and tax preference items of $67,500. a. Compute their AMTI. b. Compute their tentative minimum tax.
Bonnie owns a personal computer (adjusted basis of $3,000) that she uses exclusively in her business. Bonnie transfers the computer and cash of $1,500 to Green Computers for a laser printer (worth $5,500) also to be used in her business. a. Calculate Bonnie's recognized gain or loss on the exchange. b. Calculate Bonnie's b
Theater Arts Company produces and sells theater costumes. The following transactions relate to certain securities acquired by Theater Arts Company, which has a fiscal year ending on December 31: 2004 Feb 10 Purchased 4,000 shares of the 150,000 outstanding common shares of Haslam Corporation at 48 plus commission and oth
34. Carlton received the following income and incurred and paid the following expenses during the current year: Salary income $72,000 Dividend income 4,000 Interest income 3,000 Contributions to First Church 2,500 Real estate taxes on personal residence 1,800 Alimony paid to former spouse
Four hundred and eighty minutes of production time are available per day. The schedule calls for the production of 80 units per day. Each unit of the product requires 30 minutes of work. What is the theoreticalminimum number of workstations? a. 2 b. 3 c. 4 d. 5 e. 6 East Texas Seasonings is prepar
A. Compute earnings per share if earning before interest and taxes are $20,000, $30,000 and $120,000 b. Explain the relationship between earnings per share and the level of EBIT. c. If the cost of debt went up to 12% and all other facts remained equal, what would be the break-even level for EBIT?
Leno Drug Store and Hall Drug store are competitors in the discount drug chain business. Two separate capital structures. Leno Debt @ 10% $100,000 Common Stock, $10 par $200,000 Total $300,000 Shares 20,
Rainbow Cruises operates a week-long cruise tour through the Hawaiian Islands. Passengers currently pay $1,500 for a two-person cabin, which is an all-inclusive price that includes food, beverages, and entertainment. The current cost to Rainbow per two-person cabin is $1,200 for the week-long cruise, and at this cost, Rainbow is
Missouri Company mines an iron ore called Alpha. During the month of August, 350,000 tons of Alpha were mined and processed at a cost of $675,000. As the Alpha ore is mined, it is processed into Delta and Pi, where 60% of the Alpha output becomes Delta and 40% becomes Pi. Each product can be sold as is or processed into the refi