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Relationship between Risk and Return

Please help answer the following questions. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. What is the relationship between risk and return. Is it always as simple as higher risk means higher return? What factors need to be considered, how can risk be reduced? Any answer given will be used to help understand the question and

Accounting Environment and Comparability of Accounts

A. What are the elements of the accounting environment? How do they affect the financial statements? Why are these elements important? How do they affect comparability between companies? B. What is the accounting equation? What does it tell you? Why does it have to balance? What happens if the equation does not balance?

Reconcile the following bank statement to the accounting records.

Reconcile the following bank statement to the accounting records. J & J's Pizza Check Register 31-Mar-02 Check Number Payee Date Amount 101 Fred's Maintenance 1-Mar 100.00 102 Jan's Cheese 1-Mar 200.00 103 Don Goss 15-Mar 300.00 104 Denise's Consulting 15-Mar 400.00 105 Jan's Che

Calculating a Firm's Taxable Income

A firm has an operating profit for the year of 1994 of $100000. It has net operating losses carry forward of -$60000 from 1992 and -$80000 from 1993. Assume its average tax rate is 25%. Further, assume that its operating profit for the year of 1995 is $150000. What is Taxable income in 1995?

Compute the 5 percent annual VaR for that firm's trading book. Consider a trade for the firm in question D where it sells $10 million of the first asset and buys $10 million of the second asset. By how much does the 5 percent VaR change?

A firm has a trading book composed of two assets with normally distributed returns. The first asset has an annual expected return of 10 percent and an annual volatility of 25 percent. The firm has a position of $100 million in that asset. The second asset has an annual expected return of 20 percent and an annual volatility of 20

Blue Sky Window Washing Inc.

Blue Sky Window Washing Inc. was started on May 1. Here is a summary of the May transactions. 1 Stockholders invested cash in the company in exchange for common stock - $16,000 2 Purchased equipment for cash - $7,000 3 Paid cash for May office rent - $700 4 Paid cash for supplies - $400

Far and Wide Travel Agency Inc

On April 1 Far and Wide Travel Agency Inc. was established. These transactions were completed during the month. 1 Stockholders invested cash in the company in exchange for common stock - $20,000 2 Paid cash for April office rent - $900 3 Purchased office equipment for cash - $2,800 4 Purchase

Kaplin Manufacturing Company

Help needed to understand how to work a problem. I need help with Letter D. Kaplin Manufacturing Company uses a standard cost accounting system. In 2006, 33,000 units were produced. Each unit took several pounds of direct materials and 11⁄3 standard hours of direct labor at a standard hourly rate of $12.00.

Tax Liability Comparisons

June and John decide to start a business. They plan to contribute $20,000 in exchange for a 50 percent interest in the business. They expect that the business will make a profit of $80,000 in the first year and that it will not make any cash distributions that year. Excluding the business income, June, who files as the head of h

1099-DIV forms for Blanton Corporation

Blanton Corporation had a deficit in its current earnings and profits of $36,500 for the current year. It has $75,000 in accumulated earnings and profits. The corporation made two distributions to its shareholders. On April 30, it distributed $40,000, and on November 30, it distributed $20,000. When the corporation sends out

Effective tax rate on taxable income for Kammerling

The Kammerling Corporation has $250,000 of taxable income. It distributes $100,000 of that income as a dividend to its sole shareholder whose other income puts him in the 35 percent marginal tax bracket. Calculate the effective tax rate on the corporation's $250,000 of taxable income?

Service Times in Doctor's Offices

Do doctors' offices generally have random arrival rates for patients? Are service times random? Under what circumstances might service times be constant?

Converting Fixed Costs to Variable

One member of your team emailed you and stated that she believes Claire's Antiques should work to convert the fixed costs to variable costs. She wants to know it this is a good idea. Why or why not if not, then when would it be a good idea? Reply to your friend with the answers to her questions in you reply, identify the types

Brandon Inc.

Please see attached file, very confused. Here are incomplete financial statements for Brandon, Inc. BRANDON, INC. Balance Sheet Assets Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity Cash $5,000 Liabilities Inventory 10,000 Accounts payable $5,000 Building 45,000 Stockholders' Equity Total assets $60,000

Tax Liability and Marginal Tax Rate

I need assistance in solving the two problems below: 1. Assume that a corporation has $100,000 of taxable income from operations plus $5,000 of interest income and $10,000 of dividend income. What is the company's tax liability? 2. Assume that you are in the 25% percent marginal tax bracket and that you have $5,000 to in

Evaluating Operating Performance of Poway Company

Maggie Sharrer, a recent graduate of Rolling's accounting program, evaluated the operating performance of Poway Company's six divisions. Maggie made the following presentation to Poway's Board of Directors and suggested the Erie Division be eliminated. "If the Erie Division is eliminated," she said, "our total profits would inc

Flo Choi owns a small business and manages its accounting.

3 Flo Choi owns a small business and manages its accounting. Her company just finished a year in which a large amount of borrowed funds was invested in a new building addition as well as in equipment and fixture additions. Choi's banker requires her to submit semiannual financial statements so he can monitor the financial he

Finding the Break Even Level and Target Profit: Myers Implements

Myers Implements is attempting to develop and market a new garden tractor. Fixed costs to develop and produce the new tractor are estimated to be $10,000,000 per year. The variable cost to make each tractor has been estimated at $1,800.00. The marketing research department has recommended a price of $4,000.00 per tractor. (

Theories of Term Structure of Interest Rates

1-1 What are some problems involved in the use of profit maximization as the goal of the firm? How does the goal of maximization of shareholder wealth deal with those problems? 1-7 Using the following criteria, specify the legal form of business that is favored: A-organizational requirements and costs. B-liability of the ow

Accounting Equation/Debits and Credits

1 - What is the accounting equation? What does it tell you? Why does it have to balance? What happens if the equation does not balance? 2 - What are debits and credits? How do debits and credits affect the accounting equation? Are debits always increases? Are credits always decreases? Why or why not?

What are the three roles that management accountants perform?

Please, see attached and help me if possible. Thank you. ? Questions: 1-4 What are the three roles that management accountants perform? 1-10 What are three guidelines help management accountants provide the most value to managers? 2-3 Why do managers consider direct cost to be more accurate than indirect costs? 2-

Genera Corporation reported federal taxable income of $1,000,000.

1. Genera Corporation reported federal taxable income of $1,000,000. During the year it received $15,000 of interest income on Federal bonds, and paid $105,000 of state income taxes. Under the general definitions used in the text, what is Genera's state taxable income? Please list your reference page. Thanks.

Liquidation with "S" and "C" Corporation

If you are looking at tax issues relating to a liquidation, is it better to be an S corporation or a C corporation? Describe the pros and cons of each. Please include the reference pages. Many thanks.