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change in accounting principle

1. Under what conditions is a change in the method of depreciation treated as a change in accounting principle? 2. What is the new codification(s) that answers this question? 3. Provide a real world example.

USA Company's Box Division: Transfer Pricing at Full Capacity

The USA Company's Box Division produces cardboard boxes used for packaging microwavable fast foods. The Consumer Products Division produces a variety of fast-food entrees that are packaged in boxes. In the past the Consumer Products Division has purchased its boxes from the Box Division for .15 each. The Box Division currentl

Dividend discount model

(Dividend discount model) Assume RHM is expected to pay a total cash dividend of $5.60 next year and its dividends are expected to grow at a rate of 6% per year forever. Assuming annual dividend payments, what is the current market value of a share of RHM stock if the required return on RHM common stock is 10%?

Actual return on plan assets.

The following information pertains to Maple Co's defined benefit pension plan for 2004: Fair value of plan assets, beginning of year $350,000 Fair value of plan assets, end of year 525,000 Employer contributions 110,000 Benefits paid 85,000 What amount should Maple disclose as actual return on plan assets? a.

Product cost: East Company

East Company's manufacturing costs for 2008 are as follows: Direct materials $100,000 Direct labor $200,000 Depreciation of factory equipment $50,000 Other fixed manufacturing overhead $75,000 What amount should be considered product costs for external reporting purposes?

Landes Excavating Company: Compute the Contribution Margin per unit

The Landes Excavating Company experienced the following costs in 2007: Direct materials $1.75/unit Direct labor $2.00/unit Variable manufacturing overhead $2.50/unit Variable selling $.75/unit Fixed manufacturing overhead $50,000 Fixed selling $15,000 Fixed administrative $5,000 During the year the company manufactured 100,000 u

PeeWee Company Variable Costing

Last month, PeeWee Company manufactured 20,000 units and sold 18,000 of these units at a price of $8.00 per unit. Manufacturing costs consisted of direct labor, $30,000; direct materials, $32,000; variable manufacturing overhead, $3,600; fixed manufacturing overhead, $21,600. Selling and administrative costs totaled $24,000.

Total Fixed Costs: Borderbooks Company

Borderbooks Company has two locations, downtown and at a suburban mall. During March, the company reported net income of $271,000 and sales of $1.2 million. The contribution margin in the downtown store was $320,000 (40% of sales). The segment margin in the mall store is $200,000. Direct fixed costs are $85,000 in the downtown s

Accounting: Freshfield Company example

The Freshfield Company manufactures a number of products from the same raw material. Joint processing costs total $10,000 per month. Product A could be sold at the cut-off point for $18,000 per month or it can be further processed at a cost of $9,000 per month and then sold for $31,000. Freshfields Company should: - further p

Executive summary for Barnes and Noble questions

Respond to the Discussion Questions posted by your instructor. The questions I need answered are for the company Barnes and Nobles. A conclusion for the information will be greatly appreciated too. g. What were the company's total assets at the end of its two (2) most recent annual reporting periods? n. What was the ch

Cost Management

A company has two major businesses that it operates. One business manufactures and sells unicycles for commercial use in circuses, etc. (total sales of $150M), and the other sells bicycles to the public (total sales of $20M). The unicycle business occupies 75,000 square feet of the manufacturing warehouse and the bicycle busines

Nickels Company (calculate actual return and unexpected gain on plan assets)

R25). Use the following information for questions I through III below. The following data are for the pension plan for the employees of Nickels Company. ....................................................... 1/1/07..... 12/31/07..... 12/31/08 Accumulated benefit obligation $7,500,000 $7,800,000 $10,200,000 Projected bene

ConnectAll: Calculate Break Even units

ConnectAll has fixed costs of $689,698. Selling price per unit is $156 and variable cost per unit is $22. a) How many units must ConnectAll sell in order to break even? b) How many units must ConnectAll sell in order to earn a profit of $302,036? c) A new employee suggests that ConnectAll sponsor a company softball team as

Dividend and Investment Account

Hello, I started on this problem, but I think I am doing it wrong. Can someone show how to do this? I have attached an excel file to make it easier to read. Fill in the dollar changes caused in the Investment account and Dividend Revenue or Investment Revenue account by each of the following transactions, assuming Maxey Co

Earnings Per Share & Diluted

Hello, I am having trouble with my computations, can someone help? I am really lost on the diluted EPS. I have attached a file that shows the problem better. Assume that the following data relative to Eddy Company for 2004 is available: Net Income $1,400,000 Transactions in Common Shares Change Cumulative Jan. 1

Estimated cash collections

LeMinton expects the following credit sales : January 25K, February 40K, March 30K, April 36K, May 40K. Experience has shown that payment for the credit sales is received as follows: 60% in the month of sale, 25% in the first month after sales, 12% in the second month after sales, and the remainder is collectible. How much cash

Brown Company: Estimate cash receipts for May

Brown Company has found that 30% of its sales are collected in the month of the sale and the remainder of the sales is collected in the next month. If sales are expected to be $100,000 in April, $120,000 in May, and $80,000 in June, what is the estimated amount of cash receipts for May.

Tyrus Company: Compute Sales Revenue for the Budgeted Income Statement

Tyrus Company had sales of 15,000 units of its only product in the first quarter of 2007. In the first quarter of 2008, Tyrus anticipates selling 20% more units than it sold in the first quarter of 2007, with a selling price of $68 per unit. What is the amount of sales revenue that will appear in the budgeted income statemen

Payton Company: Computing budgeted production

Budgeted sales (in units) for the Payton Company are as follows: September 45,000 units October 60,000 units November 40,000 units December 75,000 units The company wishes to have 10% of the next month's sales on hand at the end of each month. The budgeted production for November is ___?

Allen Lumber Company: Calculate Earnings Per Share (EPS) for 2007

Allen Lumber Company had earnings after taxes of $580,000 in the year 2006 with 400,000 shares outstanding. On January 1, 2007, the firm issued 35,000 new shares. Because of the proceeds from these new shares and other operating improvements, 2007 earnings was 25 percent higher than in 2006. Earnings per share for the year 2007

O'Henry's Data Services: Compute value of business for possible purchase

Benjamin O'Henry has owned and operated O'Henry's Data Services since its beginning ten years ago. From all appearances, the business has prospered. In the past few years, you have become friends with O'Henry and his wife. Recently, O'Henry mentioned that he has lost his zest for the business and would consider selling it for th


I am a bit confused in determining the incremental profit for the production. Do I calculate for 25,000 Lops or do I calculate for 20,000 Lops and then add the cost of the 5,000 Lops for the special order. I have been searching your solution library and could not find an example so that i can follow it. Your solutions are a bit

Computing cash available and net benefit to system

Eagle Industries feels that a lockbox system can shorten its accounts receivable collection period by 3 days. Credit sales are $3,240,000 per year, billed on a continuous basis. The firm has other equally risky investments with a return of 15%. The cost of the lockbox system is $9,000 per year. (Note: Assume a 365-day year.)

Various Accounting Type Problems

1. Buying stock in a corporation is attractive to investors because: A. Stockholders are not liable for the corporation's actions and debts. B. Stock is easily transferred. C. A corporation has unlimited life. D. Shareholders are not agents of the corporation. E. All of the above. 2. The carrying value of a long-term n

Rashid Corporation (Prepare journal entries)

I'm stumped. These practice problems just will not work out me! Please see ** ATTACHED ** file(s) for complete details!! Problem #1 On August 1, 2007, a company issues bonds with a par value of $600,000. The bonds mature in 10 years, and pay 6% annual interest, payable each February 1 and August 1. The bo

Governmental Accounting and Large Building Projects

An important aspect of governmental accounting is how large projects such as buildings, infrastructure (roads, airports, sidewalks, etc.), and large equipment is purchased and built. Use the following reference: A Place Called Home ( Identify the capital projects funds and discuss why these funds were cr


1. Management accounting A. focuses on estimating future revenues, costs, and other measures to forecast activities and their results. B. provides information about the company as a whole. C. reports information that has occurred in the past that is verifiable and reliable. D. provides information that is generally

Special Order Accounting

Peirzynski Manufacturing Corporation produces a single product, the Utility Knife. Budgeted amounts for the coming year are as follows: Revenues (20,000 units at $12 each) $240,000 Direct material 40,000 Direct labor 70,000 Variable manufacturing overhead 50,000 Fixed manufacturing overhead 30,000 Net income $ 50,000 Podsednik C