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Accounting Firm Accountability

With the recent prevalence of corporate scandals in the United States recently, there have been many efforts made towards reform. I need help evaluating the following statement: "Accounting firms should be liable to pay stockholders if they give a company a clean audit and it goes bankrupt within a year."

Disciplinary action situations in an organization

There are numerous discipline issues that can arise in any organization. Listed below are different situations that could indicate the need for disciplinary action. For each situation, indicate what type of disciplinary action would be appropriate and why. In your answer explain how your suggested approach to this situation

Economic Order Quantity and Terms of Sale

Chapter 20, Problem 10, Page 558 Economic Order Quantity. Genuine Gems orders a full month's worth of precious stones at the beginning of every month. Over the course of the month, it sells off its stock, at which point it restocks inventory for the following month. It sells 200 gems per month, and the monthly carrying cost is

Master budgets

I have already done the calculating but am having a problem writing verbiage to go along with each schedule.. If an OTA can help with the verbiage for each schedule I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance

Accounting: value of assets

Deyonne has 400 sheep, Batonne has 360 sheep. Batonne has 30 acres of land, Deyonne has 20 acres; Deyonne's land was inherited while Batonne had given 35 sheep for 20 acres of land 10 years ago. This year he gave 40 sheep for 10 additional acres of land. Battone says that 35 of Deyonnes sheep belong to another man, and deyonn

Business analysis

Banks rely heavily upon customers deposits as a source of funds. Demand deposits normally pay interest to the customer, who is entitled to withdraw at anytime without prior notice to the bank. Checking and NOW accounts are the most popular for of demand deposits for banks. Assume that Kennon Storeage has a checking account at Li

Finding the beta of the market

The risk free rate of return is 3%. The expected market return is 9%, and the market risk premium is 6%.What is the beta of the market?

Today's Price for a Stock

Next years dividend for ERT stock is expected to be $4.00. You expect it to be $4.00 in 2 years, also, but then you expect it to grow at an 8% annual rate forever. The required rate of return for years t=0 through t=2 is .20. The required rate of return for year t=3 onward is .25. What is the price of the stock today?

Cost Accounting Pt.2 - Need help framing problem and starting

I am being asked to put together a response for the following q's. Can you help me get started on what is REALLY being asked from a acost accounting perspective? Thanks... 1.What is your initial market introduction plan for the CMSS pads? 2. What should be the goal and objectives? 3. In addition to the price, provid

Cost Accounting

These are sample problems from an exam - attached is are the case facts. I need to start answering the following questions. I am looking for some solid cost accounting strategies: 1. What has been happening in this market? How is Sealed Air doing? 2.What arguments can be made for introducing an uncoated bubble? What woul

Financial Stock Question

Shares of Stujk, Inc. sell for $20 per share. 40% of earnings are paid in dividends. What is the dividend yield?

ABC costing

Case Study, comparing ABC costing with conventional costing. please provide refrences. should not be same as previous answer.

Galway Bay Enterprises: compute the present value of a bond

Please explain how to compute the present value of a bond? Galway Bay Enterprises issued 10%, 8-year, $2,000,000 par value bonds that pay intrest semiannually on October 1 and April 1. The bonds are dated April 1, 2002, and are issued on that date. The discount rate of interest for such bonds on April 1, 2002, is 12%. What

Accounting Problem...

The instructions are attached below. Make sure all questions are being addressed. Hint: just to check the answer "The work in process balance" is $5,720.

Transaction analysis and the basic accounting equation

For the following transactions, indicate how each immediately affects the basic accounting equation and what other effects there will be in the future as a result of the transaction: d) pay rent in advance for a warehouse g) sign warrenty agreements with customers that cover products that were sold to them h) buy a patent for

Capital Gain Tax versus dividend tax

18 11. Max Johnson owns 200 shares of Newmont Labs, Inc., which he bought for $15 per share. He is in a 33 percent tax bracket. It is the first week in December, and he has already received the full cash dividend for the year of $1.60 per share. The stock is currently selling for $25.50. He has decided to sell the stock and afte