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# Accounting

### Develop a payoff matrix and a regret matrix in the given case.

Use the following data set and assumptions to create payoff and regret matrices in order to answer questions 1 and 2. Alternative A Alternative B Present value of costs incurred for selecting the alternative

### What does Incremental Analysis mean?

Describe what is meant by Incremental Analysis? Briefly describe an example from a situation you know or have read about?

### Kroger Annual Report: Find amounts and items.

For the fiscal year ended Feb 2, 2013 (2012 Annual Report) for Kroger: 1a Which CPA firm audited the financial statements? 1b What type of opinion was issued? 2a What are "deposits in transit"? 2b Are they properly classified on the balance sheet? Explain briefly. 3a Compute the rate of change in weekly sales from 20

### How to calculate basic pay, overtime pay, bonus pay and direct/indirect wages?

Tom, Dick and Harry are operative workers working in a factory producing metal brackets. The basic hourly rate is US\$6.00 and overtime rate is "time and a half'. The factory policy is to pay their workers on weekly basis. The factory normal working hours is 40. In addition, a group bonus scheme is in operation where bonus wi

### Depreciation Deductions

During the current year, Hugo sells equipment for \$150,000, which it placed in service in 2009. The equipment cost \$175,000, and \$55,000 of depreciation deductions was allowed. The results of the sale are A. LTCG of \$30,000. B. Sec. 1231 gain of \$30,000. C. Sec. 1245 ordinary income of \$30,000. D. Sec. 1250 ordinary income

### Non-taxable Exchange Bias

In a nontaxable exchange, Henri traded in a truck having an adjusted basis of \$8,500 and a FMV of \$15,000, for a new truck having a FMV of \$15,000. In addition, Henri paid cash of \$5,000. What is Henri's basis in the new truck? A. \$5,000 B. \$8,500 C. \$13,500 D. \$15,000

### Establishment of 1231 assets

Why did Congress establish favorable treatment for 1231 assets? I. to encourage the mobility of capital II. to allow a larger deduction for losses III. to help business owners replace assets which had declined in value A. I only B. II only C. III only D. I and II only E. I, II, and III

### Like-Kind Recognizing Gains

If there is a like-kind exchange of property between related parties, how long do they have to wait to dispose of the property received in order to avoid having to recognize any gain on the exchange? A. 6 months B. 1 year C. 2 years D. no waiting period

### Direct, Indirect, and Unallocated Costs

Lockyear window company makes and sells three product lines- custom detailed windows, large standard windows, and small standard windows. The statement of operating income for the most recent period is shown here: Lockyear window company Statement of operating income T

### AIS: Learning Accounting Information Systems

What surprised you most about the things you learned in the Accounting Information Systems (AIS)? You can be general or very specific, but state why it surprised you.

### Stock Dividend and Derivative Financial Accounting

1. How should a stock dividend that has been declared, but not yet issued be classified in a statement of financial position? Why? 2. Derivative accounting: What are the disclosure requirements for traditional and derivative financial instruments? Should companies disclose if such instruments are used for hedging or speculati

### Discussing Business Law: Contracts, Minors and Land Value

First Question: In your opinion, are certain types of contracts unethical or unconscionable? (or at least should be) If so, what types of contracts are either unethical or unconscionable? How should the law treat a situation where a contract is unethical or unconscionable? Second Question: In discussing capacity, and specif

### Zhao Zhao Manufacturing Company Company

See the attached file. Zhao Manufacturing Company has two departments, machining and finishing. For a given period the following costs were incurred by the company as a whole: direct material, \$200,000; direct labor, \$75,000; and indirect production, \$80,000. The grand total was \$355,000. The machining department incurred

### ABC Hardware Analysis

ABC Hardware store is open for business 350 days a year. Annual demand for a power cutter at this store is 700 units. Replenishment cost is \$15 per order and annual inventory holding cost is 10% of the inventory value. ABC pays \$20 for each power cutter. What is the economic order quantity for this cutter, and what is the re

Does a non-controlling shareholder have access to any information other than the consolidated financial statements to determine how well the subsidiary is doing?

### Financial Planning: Budgeting For-Profit and Non-Profit

So your new accountant could practice the budgeting process in your for-profit company, you want her to compare budgeting methods for two different kinds of entities. You give her information for a for-profit and for a nonprofit entity and ask her to complete the following: Given the assumptions and data in this Excel fil

Joe operates a business that locates and purchases specialized assets for clients, among other activities. Joe uses the accrual method of accounting but he doesn't keep any significant inventories of the specialized assets that he sells. Joe reported the following financial information for his business activities during year 0.

Jeremy and Alyssa Johnson have been married for five years and do not have any children. Jeremy was married previously and has one child from the prior marriage. He is self-employed and operates his own computer parts store. For the first two months of the year, Alyssa worked for Staples, Inc., as an employee. In March, Alyssa a

### Determining Risk of Stocks

Stock: Std. Dev. Beta ABC 12.5% 1.0 FGH 8.0% 0.5 MNO 20.2% 2.4 TUV 15.3% 3.0 1. a. According to the information listed above, which of the stocks would be considered riskiest by itself (2 pts.)? b. Which one would be the riskiest in a diversified portfolio of investments (2 pts.)? 2. Stoc

### A real world problem with fractions

Using the internet, find a real world example where fractions were used to solve a problem. Explain what the real world problem is, what the fractions mean in the problem and explain how the problem was solved. In addition, be sure to explain what the solution is to the problem as well.

### Direct Change Based on Accounting

Tutoring: Trimble Company sells an electronic toy for \$40. The variable cost is \$24 per unit and the fixed cost is \$32,000 per year. Management is considering the following changes: Alternative #1 Lease a new packaging machine for \$4,000 per year, which will reduce variable cost by \$1 per unit. Alternative #2 Incr

### AIS: Business Processes and Control

Of all the business processes in the Accounting Information Systems (AIS), which do you think is the hardest to control and why? Be specific in your discussion of internal controls.

### What is the best means of estimating recurring income from operations?

I understand that non-recurring items such as adjustments for changes in accounting methods, extraordinary gains/losses, income from discontinued operations, etc. must not be included. However, what items should I address? I would like to establish the estimate for a firm over a three-year period but I'm not sure where to start

### The Effects of Technology on the Accounting Profession

How does technology effect the accounting profession and accounting processes? Give examples for accountants and auditors. Also, discuss how information system are changing how accounting is performed at a law firm.

### Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Briefing

Evaluation of a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for a government entity Prepare an overview of government accounting for a business person, using the State of Georgia as an example. Describe the entity and evaluate the Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) section.

### Eastman Kodak Company

PUT ANSWERS IN EXCEL ATTACHMENT Eastman Kodak Company is a provider of imaging technology products and services to the photographic,Graphic communications, and health-care markets. A condensed 2008 income statement follows (in millions): Sales \$9,416 Costs of goods sold

### Gross Profit Percentage from Property Sale with Assumption of Mortgage

Kevin sold property with an adjusted basis of \$58,000. The buyer assumed Kevin's existing mortgage of \$40,000 and agreed to pay an additional \$60,000 consisting of a cash down payment of \$40,000, and payments of \$4,000, plus interest, per year for the next 5 years. Kevin paid selling expenses totaling \$2,000. What is Kevin's gro

### Recognized Gross Profit on an Installment Sale

Kyle sold land on the installment basis for \$100,000. His basis in the land was \$70,000. Kyle received a \$40,000 down payment and a real estate installment sale contract calling for \$60,000 in additional payments in future years. In addition, Kyle paid \$6,000 in commissions on the sale. What is the gross profit to be recognized

### Sec. 179 Deduction for qualifying five-year equipment

Elaine owns an unincorporated manufacturing business. In 2011, she purchases and places in service \$250,000 of qualifying five-year equipment for use in her business. Her taxable income from the business before any section 179 deduction is \$70,000. Elaine takes the maximum allowable deduction under section 179. Which of the foll

### After-Tax Non-Recurring Charges

After-tax non-recurring charges are: 1. Estimated by tax-effecting pre-tax non-recurring charges using the company's effective income tax rate 2. Excluded from normalized EPS 3. Sometimes disclosed in the footnotes of a company's financial filings 4. All of the above Please select only 1 option from the 4 list