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    Liabliity of Accounting firms that go bottm up in 1 yr after clean audit.

    Due to frequency of corporate scandals in the US, there have been many efforts toward restructuring. Evaluate proposal of: Accounting firms should be liable to pay stock holders if they give a company a clean audit and it goes bankrupt in one year. Opinion with refrences to back up stated opinion if possible.

    Capitalization Vs. Expensing

    What are the fundamental issues surrounding capitalization vs expensing? What approach does management seem to prefer and why? Which approach do you think auditors seem to prefer?

    Accounting Information Systems

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) indicated that the traditional accounting information system design actually constrained standard setting in FASB Statement 95, "A Statement of Cash Flows." The Board received 450 comment letters, most from bank lending officers-accounting information users-who favored requiring th

    Tax Loss Carry Forward

    The Clark Corporation desires to expand. It is considering a cash purchase of Kent Enterprises for $3 million. Kent has a $700,000 tax loss carry forward that could be used immediately by the Clark Corporation, which is paying taxes at the rate of 30%. Kent will provide the $420, 000 per year in cash flow (after tax income pl

    Make or Buy

    The Minnetonka Corporation, which produces and sells to wholesalers a highly successful line of water skis, has decided to diversify to stabilize sales throughout the year. The company is considering the production of cross-country skis. After considerable research, a cross-country ski line has been developed. Because of the c

    Planning and Budgeting

    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. Hair shampoo used on al

    Net income and Return assets

    Shiloh Networking is considering expansion into a new product line. Assets to support expansion will cost $500,000. It is estimated that Shiloh can generate $1,200,000 in annual sales, with a 6 percent profit margin. What would net income and return on assets (investment) be for the year?

    Overhead under Job-Order Costing in a Service Organization

    PPGV provides auditing services to midmarket clients. PPGV developed the following estimates for the current year. A. Compute the predetermined overhead rate based on: 1. direct labor hours 2. direct labor cost B. Compute the amount of overhead that would have been applied to each of these jobs using various overhead rate

    Make or Buy

    Using Excel goal seek and solver please help me with this problem The Minnetonka Corporation, which produces and sells to wholesalers a highly successful line of water skis, has decided to diversify to stabilize sales throughout the year. The company is considering the production of cross-country skis. After considerable

    Overhead Problems

    Equations and theories behind solving for overhead for companies Tortolla Company is a manufacturing firm that uses a job-order costing system. The company uses machine hours to apply overhead to work in process. On January 1, Tortolla's management estimated that it would incur $700,000 in manufacturing overhead costs an


    What are the additional relationships between policy and consequence? How are accounting principles incorporated into policy and practice? Is accounting an "objective" profession? Why or why not?

    Financial Calculation

    Here is the assignment. I am stumped. It is as follows: Nancy Tai has recently opened a revolving charge account with MasterCard. Her credit limit is $1000, but she has not charged that much since opening the account. Nancy hasn't had the time to review her monthly statements as promptly as she should, but over the upcoming

    Journalizing with discounts

    On January 1, 2002, Case Western Company had Accounts Receivable of $54,200 and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts of $4,700. Case Western Company prepares financial statements annually. During the year the following selected transactions occurred.Jan. 5 Sold $7,000 of merchandise to Garth Brooks Company, terms n/30. Feb. 2 Acc

    Please review

    Please review my computations. I need help with part D, please. --- AFN produces plastic that is used for injection molding applications such as gears for small motors. In 2002, the first year of operations, AFN produced 4,000 tons of plastic and sold 3,000 tons. In 2003, the productin and sales results were exactly reversed

    Management Accounting

    Assuming I ran a restaurant and have identified certain costs along with the number of annual units sold of 1000. Item: Raw Materials (cost for hamburgers) Total Annual Cost: 650 Item: Building Rent Total Annual Cost: 9000 Identify which cost item above is fixed and variable and why? What is the cost per unit of each?

    Financial ratios: Identify four ratios and indicate what they tell about a company

    Financial ratios are important to the understanding of the financial health of a company. You and your colleagues work for a financial services firm. Your are discussing the merits of the various financial ratios. Identify four financial ratios and state what they tell you about a firm and why it's important to understand what t


    This is for Accounting utilizing Accounting for Decision Making and Control, 5th edition by Jerold L. Zimmerman Formula 409 "I used to run the company that made formula 409, the spray cleaner. From modest entrepreneurial beginnings, we'd gone national and shipped the hell out of P&G, Colgate, Drackett, and every other gia

    Flow Chart for a retail store to streamline business process

    Chart symbology - SQUARES for the entity or subject, ARROWS for data flow, RECTANGLE with rounded corners for process & elongated or more flat looking rectangles for data store. Scenario: An analyst is visiting a retail store to streamline there business process and use some/all of the following information for the flow chart

    Accounting problem

    (See attached file for full problem description) --- This is for Accounting utilizing Accounting for Decision Making and Control, 5th edition, by Jerold L. Zimmerman. Each question should be approximately one to two full pages to allow a thorough discussion of the case material. Typed double space. Candice Company Candi

    Production Cost Report

    Larry Lair has recently been promoted to production manager, and so he has just started to receive various managerial reports. One of the reports he has received is the production cost report that you prepared. It showed that his department had 1,000 equivalent units in ending inventory. His department has had a history of not k

    Accounting Final Exam (Practice)

    1. On January 31, an entity's balance sheet showed total assets of $750 and liabilities of $250. Owners' equity at January 31 was: A) $ 500 B) $1,000 C) $ 750 D) $ 250 Use the following to answer questions 2 - 3: At the beginning of the fiscal year, the b

    Maximize profits

    Let's maximize profits through FASB statement NO. 115 Fasb statement no. 115 is another example of the boards emphasis on the balance sheet as contrasted with the income statement . As treasurer of diamond instrument , you desire to maximize income over the short run . Diamond has had excess cash , and you have chosen to inv

    Standard versus actual costs

    This is a problem from my management accounting homework. I don't am confused b/c there is so much information missing from the problem...but then, they wouldn't leave out information that we need, so I know I am wrong in what I am starting to do... The question is...for each of the following 2 jobs making 2 different produc