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Question: (please post answers inside body of an email as i do not have excel or word on my computer. thanks!) Yves Richard faces a decision that will determine the future strategic direction of Caron Furniture. It is the role of the accountant to not only provide relevant information to facilitate the decision-making process

Variable/fixed costs

Network Company requires four units of R2 for every unit of D2 that it produces. Currently, R2 is made by Network, with the following per unit costs in a period when 20,000 units were produced: Direct materials $6.00 Direct labor 2.50 Manufacturing overhead 5.60 TOTAL

Sensitivity analysis considers

A. how sensitive the decision maker is to risk. b. changes in the number of states of nature. c. changes in the values of the payoffs. d. changes in the available alternatives.

Make or Buy Manufacturing

Eaton Companies Total Cost for 50,000 Units Cost per Unit Direct Material $400,000 $ 8 Direct Labor 300,000 6 Variable Factory Overhead 150,000

Help with one of the questions that goes with a case study

I know the case study is quite long. I can answer the theory based questions but cannot figure out whether either order should be accepted. It seems like each time I work through I get a different answer. It would be great if someone could help me out! I am a sociology major taking accounting (that is probably the problem! :)

Accounting I Problems

The completed financial statement columns of the worksheet for Panaka Company are shown below... (a) Prepare an income statement, a retained earning statement, and a classfied balance sheet. (b) Prepare the closing entires. (See attachment for full questions)

Account M/C

QUESTION 2 BOOM, Inc., manufactures and sells dynamite. A projected income statement for the expected sales volume of 1,500,000 cases is as follows: Sales $4,500,000 Variable expenses 1,000,000 Contribution margin $3,500,000 Fixed expenses 2,000,000 Before-tax profit $1,500,000 How many cases

Evaulating a business.

Andre has asked you to evaluate his business, Andre's Hair Stylling. Andre has five barbers working for him. (Andre is not one of them.) Each barber is paid $9.90 per hour and works a 40-hour week and a 50-week year, regardless of the number of haircuts. Rent and other fixed expenses are $1,750 per month. Assume that the only se

Variable versus absorption costing

The Zwatch Company manufactures trendy, high-quality, moderately priced watches. As Zwatch's senior financial analyst, you are asked to recommend a method of inventory costing. The CFO will use your recommendation to construct Zwatch's 2004 income statement The foliowil.g da,a are fonhe year ended December 31,2004: Beginning

Computing partners recognized gain or loss

Need help answering questions (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) Each of the following independent cases describes a liquidating distribution to a partner. Compute the partner?s recognized gain or loss and basis in any property received. (a) Hobson Corporation received $30,000 cash. Its outside basis was $37,500. (b) Mrs. Ch

Computing book and tax basis in real estate

Need help answering questions (a) and (b) This year, Charlton acquired commercial real estate ($1 million FMV and $771,000 tax basis) as part of its acquisition of HSK. What is Charlton?s book basis and tax basis in the real estate assuming that the acquisition: (a) Was a taxable asset acquisition? (b) Was a type C reorgani

Book and Tax accounting difference

Need help answering questions (a) and (b). Jessup Corporation, which is publicly held, purchased 13,000 shares of ABC stock as a short-term investment for $85,000. At year-end, FMV of the ABC stock was $93,000. For financial reporting purposes, Jessup uses the mark-to-market method to account for its ABC investment. Consequen

Accounting - In Excel Please

Selected data from a February payroll register for Andrew Manion Company are presented below. Some amounts are intentionally omitted... Instructions (a) Fill in the missing amounts. (b) Journalize the February payroll and the payment of the payroll. Please see attachment for full question.

Personal holding income and taxable dividends

I can?t find any references to determine if Porter can or cannot claim a deficiency dividend to eliminate a penalty tax on his personal holding company income. Please help me determine if Porter can declare a taxable dividend without any corresponding cash flow to its shareholders, and the tax consequences of the dividend to th

EBIT, Taxes, Leverage, Break-Even: Big Apple, Duval Corporation

Please help me on the attached problems. 1. EBIT and Leverage. Big Apple, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $80,000. Earnings before interest and taxes, EBIT, are projected to be $10,000 if economic conditions are normal. If there is strong expansion in the economy, then EBIT will be 20 percent hi

EBIT, Leverage, taxes, Break-even EBIT

1. EBIT and Leverage. Big Apple, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $80,000. Earnings before interest and taxes, EBIT, are projected to be $10,000 if economic conditions are normal. If there is strong expansion in the economy, then EBIT will be 20 percent higher. If there is a recession, then EBIT will

Changes in cash account

Walk me through how to solve this problem: Indicate the impact of the following corporate actions of cash, whether it would: I = increase, D = decrease, N = no change occurs. A. a dividend is paid with funds received from a sale of debt B. real estate is purchased and paid for with short term debt C. inventory is bought on

Accounting - Problem 7

Schedule of cost of finished goods manufactured The accounting records of Enviro-Kleen Co. include the following information about the company's manufacturing costs and inventories in 2000: <i> Please see attachment for table</i> Complete the following Schedule of Cost of Finished Goods Manufactured for the year ended De

Accounting Financial Ratios in Balance Sheets

See attached Financial ratios Shown below are some key figures from the balance sheets of AA Company for two successive years: December 31, 2000 December 31, 1999 Total assets (of which 30% are current) $4,000,000 $3,000,000 Current liabilities 320,000 4

Accounting Income Statement Technologies

Profitability measures Shown below is a recent income statement for SEC Technologies. (Dollar amounts are in thousands.) SEC Technologies Income Statement For the Year Ended January 31, 2001 Net Sales... $3,000,000 Less: Cost of goods sold...... 1,650,000 Gross profit....

minimizing personal income tax of a small company owner

I am having trouble with the following problem in determining if the strategy will minimize Mr. Whit's payroll tax. Please provide an explanation with your answer. Mr. Whit is the sole shareholder and CEO of newly incorporated Talawanda Concepts. He plans to pay himself a reasonable $100,000 annual salary. However, the corp

Owner directing rent payment to someone else is scrutinized.

In the following situation, I am having problems identifying the related tax issue. Ms. Christina owns rental property earning monthly rent of $2,000. On December 1, 2003, she instructs her tenant to pay the rent due directly to her daughter, Joanna.

Identifying tax related issue--selling stock

In the following situation, I am having problems identifying the related tax issue. Mr. Tony owns stock that has declined in value. He is considering selling the stock to recognize the tax loss but is reluctant to do so because he believes the stock price will rebound. He arranges to sell the stock to a friend, who then imm