Share
Explore BrainMass

Accounting

Cost of new preferred stock

M & M Motors is financed with the following optimal capital structure: Source Market Value Bonds $55,000,000 Preferred Stock $25,000,000 Common Stock $45,000,000 New bonds can be sold at par

Accounting Investments for Santo Corp

Question 2. Santo Corp., a company whose stock is publicly traded, provides a noncontributory defined benefit pension plan for its employees. The company's actuary has provided the following information for the year ended December 31, 2008: Projected benefit obligation $1,200,000 Accumulated benefit obligation 1,050,000

PowerPoint Presentation for the Introduction of Nature of Costs

Create a 10-20 slide PowerPoint presentation describing what you have learned from each chapter of this course so far. Be creative! Lesson 1: Introduction; the Nature of Costs Lesson 2: Opportunity Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting; Organizational Architecture Lesson 3: Responsibility Accounting and Transfer Pricing; Bu

ACCOUNTING

12-9 Healing Touch manufactures massage chairs with the following standard cost structure: Standard Cost Sheet: Massage Chair Metal tubing 6 meters @ $3 $18.00 Leather 2 square meters @ $7 14.00 Padding 3 Kilograms @$4 12.00 Direct labor 4 hours @ $15 60.00 Total standard cost $104.00

Accounting for Smashing Pumpkins Company

1. (Lower-of-Cost-or-Market) Smashing Pumpkins Company uses the lower-of-cost-or-market method, on an individual-item basis, in pricing its inventory items. The inventory at December 31, 2008, consists of products D, E, F, G, H, and I. Relevant per-unit data for these products appear below. Item D Item E Item F Item G Item H I

Different types of intangibles in accounting

1. Why does the accounting profession make a distinction between internally created intangibles and purchased intangibles? 2. Explain the difference between artistic-related intangible assets and contract-related intangible asset.

Bear Creek Inc

Assume that the following data relate to Bear Creek, Inc. for the year 2004: (TCO A) Net income (30% tax rate) $3,200,000 Average common shares outstanding 2004 1,000,000 shares 10% cumulative conver

Cost of Job

Raymond Company produces pipes for concert-quality organs. Each job is unique. In April 2009, it competed all outstanding orders, and then in May 2009, it worked on only two jobs M1 and M2 Direct Materials Job M1 = $75,000 Direct Materials Job M2 = $50,000 Direct Manufacturing Labor for Job M1 = 275,000 Direct

Calculate cost of Job

4-22 Printers, Inc. Produces annual reports and marketing materials for large companies. There are three categories of costs in its normal job-costing system: Direct materials, direct labor, and overhead (both variable and fixed), allocated on the basis of direct labor costs. Jill Liu, the controller, is concerned that an in

The mechanics of raising equity capital

Starware software was founded last year to develop software for gaming applications. The founder initially invested $800,000 and received 8 million shares of stock. Starware now needs to raise a second round of capital, and it has identified a venture capitalist who is interested in investing. This venture capitalist will invest

Preparing Operating Activities

See attached file please. Statement of Cash Flows (1) Prepare the operating activities section of the statement of cash flows based on the following information for A Company: Net Income $195,000 Depreciation Expense $45,000 Loss on Sale Of Equipment $5,000 Decrease in Accounts Receivable Compared to Prior Year $15,

Common and Preferred Dividends

See attached file. Preferred Stock Dividends Based on the following information, illustrate the distribution of both common and preferred stock dividends based on these two scenerios: (1) Preferred stock is 7% and non-cummulative. (2) Preferred Stock is 8% and cummulative. (This will result in a total of 6 allocations, 2 f

Partnership Accounting - Capital, Invest Rates and Profits

See attachment file. Partnership Accounting Calvert and Powers are partners with an agreement that income is to be distributed based on the schedule below. Using that information, calculate the amounts to be distributed to each partner for net income amounts #1 and #2. Net Income #1 $50,000 Net Income #2 $36,000 Calver

Depreciation Accounting

See attach file. Based on the following information, calculate depreciation for straight line, units of activity and double decling balance methods. Prepare the journal entry for year one straight line method and illustrate the balance sheet presentation for the DDB method after the first year. Purchase Date 1-1-2008 Tr

After-tax return

The XYZ Corporation has $100,000 which it plans to invest in marketable securities. The corporation is choosing between the following three equally risky securities: Greenville County tax-free municipal bonds yielding 7 percent; AB corp. bonds yielding 11.5 percent; XZ corp. preferred stock with a dividend yield of 10 percent.

After-tax return

The XYZ Corporation has $100,000 which it plans to invest in marketable securities. The corporation is choosing between the following three equally risky securities: Greenville County tax-free municipal bonds yielding 7 percent; AB corp. bonds yielding 11.5 percent; XZ corp. preferred stock with a dividend yield of 10 percent.

Spreadsheet to Create an Invoice for a Picnic

You are now ready to create the invoices you will present to each family that attends the high school reunion picnic. Each family will pay a portion of the general expenses and for their own food and sweatshirts. You will also create invoices to give to each classmate when they pick up their sweatshirts at the reunion. Before

BA 510 Accounting Final Exam Prep

Need Assistance with the following, please show all work 1. The controller of a small private college is complaining about the amount of work she is required to do at the beginning of each month. The president of the university requires the controller to submit a monthly report by the fifth day of the following month. The m

Tax Depreciation and Pre-Tax Income

No life is determined for the equipment and no current vs. original value is offered so how do I determine the declining-balance depreciation for Motorola & the Straight-line depreciation for Intel? I've only seen the declining-balance method used when Original Value, Current Value & Life were known factors. Motorola's Year 2

Accounting Study Questions (Texana, Inc. and more)

I need some help with these questions. I've racking my brain all day and the one's included will not work out for me....HELP! Thanks. ** See ATTACHED file(s) for complete details ** Problem 1 A corporation had stockholders' equity on January 1 as follows: Common Stock, $5 par value, 1,000,000 shares authorized, 500,000 sh

Tax Reform 2010

Tax Reform 2010 The President Obama is considering to propose "Tax Reform Act 2010" to stimulate slow economy. The president appointed you as a member of the " Committee for Tax Reform Act 2010". The president candidate is seeking new tax incentives, deductions, and credits, which would stimulate the slow economy and create m

Mean, Median, Range, and Standard Deviation

28 39 23 67 37 28 56 40 28 50 51 45 44 65 61 27 24 61 34 44 64 25 24 27 29 a. Explain why the times are a population. b. Find the mean and median of the times. c. Find the range and the standard deviation of the times

Classic Airlines Scenario Questions

Based on the assigned scenario, answer the following questions (not all questions need to be answered, just a few are fine): - What are the reasonable alternatives to consider? - What are the pros and cons of each considering the assessment against goals and the risk assessment? - What is the best solution considering the

Variable and Fixed Expense Questions

Garth Company sells a single product. If selling price per unit and the variable expense per unit both increase by 10% and fixed do not change then would the: Question 1: Margin per unit increase or decrease? Question 2: Contribution margin ratio increase or decrease? Question 3: Break even in units increase or decrease

Economic Cost and Benefit Analysis

Perform an economic cost/benefit analysis on one of the following issues. You must have both 2-3 costs and benefits and conclude whether a net benefit or cost exists. - Move to government provided national health care system - Increase tax rates on the rich (back to pre-2001 levels) - Close borders and implement an immi

S Corporations: Delta Corporation (Handling Cash Distributions)

Delta Corporation, a calender-year S corporation, has an accumulated adjustments account of $8,000. It also has accumulated earnings and profits from pre-1983 years of $12,000. The sole shareholder receives a $27,000 cash distribution from the corporation. How will this distribution be treated if the shareholder's basis in the s

S Corporations: Nomad Corporation

Germaine, the sole shareholder in Nomad Corporation, has a basis in his stock of $18,000 at the beginning of the year. The corporation has taxable income of $9,000 for the year. In addition, the corporation has a short-term capital loss of $1,200 and tax-exempt income of $800. What is Germaine's basis in his stock at the end of

S Corporations: Delta Corporation

Delta Corporation, an S corporation, has $30,000 of taxable income before charitable contributions. The corporation has $5,000 in charitable contributions for the year. What is Delta's charitable contribution deduction?