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Bristow University is a large private school located in the Midwest. The university is headed by a president who has five vice presidents reporting to him. These vice presidents are responsible for, respectively, auxiliary services, admissions and records, academics, financial services (controller), and the physical plant.

Predeterminded Overhead Rate:Disposition of Under- or Overapplied Overhead

Savallas Company is high automated and uses computers to control manufacturing operations. The company has a job-order costing system in use and applies manufacturing overhead cost to products on the basis of computer-hours of activity. The following estimates were used in preparing the predetermined overhead rate at the begin

Intangible Assets

E1-23 Hootie and the Blow Fish, Inc., organized in 2002, has the following transactions related to intangible assets. 1/2/02 Purchased patent (7-year life) $490,000 4/1/02 Goodwill purchased (indefinite life) 360,000

Accounting Principles and Practices

1. A profit-making business that is a separate legal entity and in which ownership is divided into shares of stock is known as a: A. sole proprietorship B. single proprietorship C. partnership D. corporation 2. The properties owned by a business enterprise are called: A. assets B. liabilities C. the accounting equation

Accounting for Warranties / Warranty Revenue

11. (Warranties) Sheryl Crow Equipment Company sold 500 Rollomatics during 2004 at $6,000 each. During 2004, Crow spent $20,000 servicing the 2-year warranties that accompany the Rollomatic. All applicable transactions are on a cash basis. Instructions a. Prepare 2004 entries for Crow using the expense warranty approach. A

Percentage-of-completion accounting

Calculate the gross profit using the percentage-of-completion method for revenue recognition. (See attached file for full problem description) The Construction Company was the low bidder on the office building construction contract. The contract bid was $7,000,000, with an estimated cost to complete the project of $6,000,000

Accounting Terms - Definitions

1. What is "Sale of Stock in Secondary Markets"? 2. What is "Stock Issued for Noncash Assets or Services"? 3. What is "Component Percentages"? 4. What is "Tests of Solvency." 6. Do you think financial statement measures have to conform with GAAP to be useful to analysts? Why or why not? 7. How does recognizing a

Standard Costs for a New Product

1. Please help to research on Internet about any new product that Ford company www.Ford.com has recently introduced. 2. Please discuss steps that the company took in establishing standard costs for this new product.

Big-batch restructuring charge

Big-batch restructuring charge, identified by former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt in his famous 1998 speech. What are benefits, both from economic and financial reporting perspective, that a company might expect to enjoy through recognizing big-batch restructuring charge?

Accounting what do numbers mean

1. Prepare an income statement, balance sheet, and statement of changes in owners' equity; analyze results. The following information was obtained from the records of Shae, Inc.: Merchandise inventory................................................ $132,000 Notes payable (long term).........................................

Management Accounting

I have about 10 Multiple Choice questions, if you answer the questions please provide me with detailed work so I can understand how the problem was solved. --- This information is common for questions 1 and 2: Imperial Products has a budget of $600,000 in 20x1 for prevention costs. If it decides to automate a portion of

Information Systems and the Accounting Profession

Describe how information systems are changing the various aspects of the accounting profession. Include a description of a variety of new technologies and their effects on accounting processes. In addition, discuss how these technologies have changed the way accounting is performed at your organization or an organization of your

10K analysis

I need to add some more to my report can you answer the following questions in regards to Sketchers USA 10K 1. Does sketchers use the direct method for its statement of cash flows? 2. What were Sketchers USA Inc net income (net earnings) reported for 2001 and 2002? 3. What were Sketchers USA Inc's net cash flows from operat

Accounting questions

I need some help with these remaining questions. 23-1, 23-3 and 23-7 24-2, 24-5 and 24-8 (See attached file for full problem description)

Lowering of Cost or Market Method

1. (Lower of Cost or Market) The inventory of 3T Company on December 31, 2005, consists of the following items. Part No. Quantity Cost per Unit Cost to Replace per Unit 110 6 00 $90

Determining Amount to Report as Cash

Presented below are a number of independent situations. For each individual situation, determine the amount that should be reported as cash. If the item(s) is not reported as cash, explain the rationale. 1. Checking account balance $925,000; certificate of deposit $1,400,000; cash advance to subsidiary of $980,000; utility d

Accounting

(See attached file for full problem description) --- P6-2A The management of Borealis Manufacturing Company is trying to decide whether to continue manufacturing a part or to buy it from an outside supplier. The part called, WISCO, is a component of the company's finished product. The following in

Tax Credit or payment

My company lost $600,000 during 2004(its net income was -$600,000). The corporate tax rate is 40 percent. The company paid the following amount in taxes over the past five years: Year Taxes Paid 1999 $ 50,000 2000 75,000 2001 60,000 2002 40,000 2003 160,000 Assume that current carry back and carry forward provis

Variance: Calculate the number of pounds of Chemical X purchased.

Refineries Incorporated uses chemical X to manufacture oil products. Variance data for the month follows (F indicates a favorable variance, U indicates unfavorable variance): Chemical X Materials Price Variance $84,000 F Materials Efficiency Variance 80,000 U Net Materials Variance 4,000 F Oil prod

Question about Use of financial leverage

Discussion Questions: 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 1. Discuss the various uses for break-even analysis. 2. What factors would cause a difference in the use of financial leverage for a utility company and an automobile company? 3. Explain how the break-even point and operating leverage are affected by the choice of manufacturing f

Auto rebates

Automobile companies give rebates, etc to get people to buy now and pay later. They are trying to increase sales in the current period. At what point would this become unethical?

Operating income, cost systems.

Please see the attached file. --- Perdon Inc. has conducted the following analysis related to its product lines, using a traditional costing system (volume-based) and an activity-based costing system. Both the traditional and the activity-based costing systems include direct materials and direct labor costs.

Accounting

(See attached file for full problem description) --- P4-4A Mendocino Corporation produces two grades of wine from grapes that it buys from California growers. It produces and sells roughly 3,000,000 liters per year of a low-cost, high-volume product called CoolDay. It sells this in 600,00 5-liter jugs. Mendocino also produ

2 accounting problems

#1. Widgets Incorporated produces 2 types of widgets: the Basic Widget and the Delux Widget. The company has recently adopted an activity based costing (ABC) system with the following activities and cost drivers related to overhead costs. Activity Total Costs Cost Driver Units of Cost Driver Material ordering $400,000

Help me please

Case Study #2 Listed below are the annual rates of return on the stocks for companies A, B, C, ..., G for each year 1975-2004. (1) Determine the efficient frontier using portfolios generated from combining just these seven risky assets. Graph the results. In listing the results in tabular form, show the weights for each le

Sample Question: Price of Bonds

(See attached file for full problem description) --- Week 4 - Problem 5 O,Meara, Inc., plans to issue $6 million of perpetual bonds.The face value of each bond is $1,000 The semi-annual coupon on the bonds is 4.5% Market interest rates on one-year bonds are 8%