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Bauer Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Bauer Manufacturing Company, Inc. uses departmental cost driver rates to allocate manufacturing overhead costs to products. Manufacturing overhead costs are allocated on the basis of machine hours in the Machining Department and on the basis of direct labor-hours in the Assembly Department. At the beginning of 2008, the followin

Cost of Goods Manufactured, Gross Margin, Operating Income

Please help with the following problems. Please provide step by step calculations for each. 2. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 2-4. Harding Company reports the following information: Beginning FG Inventory, 1/1/2008 = $80,000 Ending FG Inventory, 12/31/2008= $67,000 Cost of Goods Sold = $270,000 Sales Re

Bachman Corp: Contribution margin

I need help with the following: Bachman Corp. produces three products. Data concerning the selling prices and unit costs of the three products appear below: Product A B C Selling price $40 $50 $90 Variable costs 30

Impact on breakeven point if sale price, variable costs, and fixed costs change

Dependable Drivers Driving School charges $250 per student to prepare and administer written and driving tests. Variable costs of $100 per student include trainers' wages, study materials, and gasoline. Annual fixed costs of $75,000 include the training facility and fleet of cars. Requirements 1. For each of the following

Annual Report Quixote Consulting: Financial Highlights and President's Letter

Create the Financial Highlights and Presidents Letter to the Stockholders similar to what would be contained in a company's annual report. Companies normally issue these reports to the stockholders and other interested parties. These reports summarize the company's operating activities for the past year and plans for the futu

Precedents for Courts to Follow

What precedents must each of these courts follow: a. U.S. tax Court. b. U.S. Court of Federal Claims. c. U.S. District Court.

Access Database and Queries

I need some help with answering a couple questions below: - What are some of the advantages and the disadvantages of database forms? The efficiency and effectiveness of an Accounting Information System rests on the design of its Schema. A schema needs to be designed in such a way that it can easily answer the questions use

Tiger Pride

Tiger Pride produces two product lines: T-Shirts and Sweatshirts. Product profitability is analyzed as follows: T-SHIRTS SWEATSHIRTS Production & Sales Volume - Units 60,000 35,000 Selling Price $16.00 $29.00

Peggy's Pillows

Peggy's Pillows produces and sells a decorative pillow for $75.00 per unit. In the first month of operation, 2,000 units were produced and 1,750 units were sold. Actual fixed manufacturing costs are the same as the amount budgeted for the month. Other information for the month includes: Variable manufacturing costs = $20.00 per

A Lovers' Triangle and the Passive Loss Rules; research as R&D

A Lovers' Triangle and the Passive Loss Rules. The troubled marriage of john and Eleanor finally reached an impasse, and they mutually agreed to divorce. shortly after the divorce was finalized, John married Kristen. The three have known each other for years from working together to harvest the grapes of a vineyard owned by j

Increase an organization's operating income

Could you please help me to understand these concepts: Explain how producing more products that can be sold in a period can increase the organization's operating income. Is this a sustainable tactic to increase the organization's operating income? Would this happen in a service type company or is it an issue only in manufacturi

This post addresses tax yields and related issues.

1. Do investors in high tax brackets or those in low tax brackets benefit more from tax-exempt securities? 2. Do municipal bonds or corporate bonds offer a higher before-tax yield at a given point in time? Which has the higher after-tax yield? 3. If taxes did not exist, would Treasury bonds offer a higher or lower yield than

Engagement Planning

What is the purpose of engagement planning? What critical information should the auditor consider during engagement planning? How will this information affect the scope of the audit?

This post addresses a distribution practice question.

A corporation that has both preferred and common stock has a deficit in accuulated earnings and profit at the beginning of the year. The current earnings and profits are $25,000. the corporation makes a divided distribution of $20,000 to the preferred shareholders and $10,000 to the common shareholders. How will the preferred

Jernigan Ltd. Quality cost problem report

Managerial Accounting problems 1. Jernigan Ltd. Is a textile manufacturer in the southeastern United States, with annual sales of $15 million. Jennigan is a weaver of high end upholstery fabric. Until just a few years ago, the US textile industry was the leading producer of such high-end fabric, but recent imp0rovement s in

costs assigned to the units transferred out

FIFO Aluminum processes a single type of aluminum. During the current period the following information was given: Units Materials Costs Converstion Costs Beginning Inventory 3,000 $4,500

B&B Electric Corporation: Two-variance overhead analysis

B&B Electric Corporation: Standard cost: Materials (2lb x $ per lb)...................................$10.00 Labor (4 hr x $6 per hr)....................................$24.00 Factory overhead (4 hr x #3.38* per hr............$13.52 total standard cost...........................................$47.52 * $1.00 variable +

Career Plan after Graduations

I need some help in answering the following: - Share your career plans after graduation and the specific steps you have taken to prepare for your career during college, including meeting with career services, attending workshops, job fairs, internships, networking events and other relevant career-related activity. If you have

Costs, Expenses and Performance

Please match the following items with the correct descriptions. Answer _____Activity-based costing _____Indirect Expenses _____Controllable Costs _____Joint Costs _____Transfer Price Answers A. Costs incurred to produce or purchase two or more products at the same time. B. Costs that are incurred for the joint bene

type of cost

In the Mattel factory they are spending hours upon hours making the new action figures for the upcoming film MATRIX IV-THE RISE OF NEO. In this process they are using tons of raw plastic to make the many different action figures needed to coincide with the film's anticipated debut. The cost of this raw plastic is not considered

Preferred shares for common shares at a specified rate?

1. Which of the following gives holders the option to exchange their preferred shares for common shares at a specified rate? Answer A. Convertible Preferred Stock B. Participating Preferred Stock C. Nonparticipating Preferred Stock D. Callable Preferred Stock 2. Carrie Funston was reviewing the bond ratings of

One-Time Tax and Tax Revenue

Please help with the following business-related problem. Real estate magnate Donald Trump once proposed a one-time tax of 14.25 percent on the net wealth of every American with more than $10 million. Would this be an efficient way to raise tax revenue? Why or why not?

Federal taxation 2012

Search the Internet for at least four (4) stories about major charitable contributions by individuals, including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, and at least one (1) other individual. Be mindful that you are not researching foundations, such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for this assignment. Write a 3-4 page

Calculate and report the mean, median, and mode of the data

State again the type of data you have been collecting. Calculate and report the mean, median, and mode of the data (at lease 20 observations, preferably more). Now calculate the standard deviation of the data. For this calculation compute the difference between each one of the observations and the mean, (this number may be po

Osage Inc. - Production and purchases budgets

Osage Inc.. has actual sales for June and July and forecast sales for August, September, October, and November as follows: Actual: June 4,150 units July 4,350 units Forecasted: August 4,200 units September 4,950 units October 3,900 units November 3,700 units Requ

Describe fee-for service and activity based costing (ABC)

1. Consider a health care organization with which you are familiar and discuss how do provider incentives differ when the provider moves from a fee-for-service to a capitated environment? 2. Discuss briefly the activity-based costing (ABC) and explain how ABC can differ from traditional costing approaches? Consider a health c

Kudler Fine Foods Automated Process of Accounting Information Systems

Similar to any business, Kudler Fine Foods uses payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and inventory processes. All four of these processes might be improved by the use of accounting information systems. Your accounting firm has assigned you to the team that will recommend systems to improve automation of these processe