a) How would you describe the difference between a tax refund and a tax benefit? b) What are the chances that a company will have 20 years of losses to actually use a loss carryforward (and still be in business)? How do accounting principles support holding an asset in the balance for this long? c) There are situations whe
Identify the social structure and income levels of the social classes in the United States. In your own words describe why a compensation specialist needs to understand this structure.
Please help with the following accounting problem - figure out the financial ratios for the company "Yahoo" over the last 5 years. Below are the ratios needed: Ratios: ROI ROE Price Earnings Cash Dividends per share Dividend Yield Dividend Payout Ratio Working Capital Acid Test Ratio Asset Turnover Inventory Turno
Which of the following would increase the balance in net assets, invested in capital assets, net of related debt?
7. Which of the following would increase the balance in net assets, invested in capital assets, net of related debt? A. Acquisition of a building to be used by the police department. B. Issuance of long-term debt to be used to acquire equipment for the police department. C. A gift of land to the city restricted by the donor
Rachel Rey recently opened her own basketweaving studio. She sells finished baskets in addition to the raw materials needed by customers to weave baskets of their own. Rachel has put together a variety of raw material kits, each including materials at various stages of completion. Unfortunately, owing to space limitations, Rac
Most entities satisfy the accounting criteria for recognizing an expense when: 1. a commitment is made to purchase a product or service. 2. cash is paid to a supplier. 3. a cost is incurred in the revenue generating process. 4. a dividend is paid to stockholders.
What is the Relevant Range? "The relevant range is indispensable in cost behavior analysis." Is this true? Why or why not?
1) Sanchez Manufacturing purchases $45,000 of raw materials on account, and it incurs $50,000 of factory labor costs. Journalize the two transactions on March 31 assuming the labor costs are not paid until April. Hint: Journalize entries for accumulating costs. 2) Data for Sanchez Manufacturing are given in 1. Suppor
Discuss a case of fraud and mismanagement within the New York State Medicare program and highlight some of the negative effects of this problem.
At the beginning of 2013, Pitman Co. purchased an asset for $900,000 with an estimated useful life of 5 years and an estimated salvage value of $75,000. For financial reporting purposes the asset is being depreciated using the straight-line method; for tax purposes the double-declining-balance method is being used. Pitman Co.'s
Assume that a car manufacturer produces two products, Auto A and Auto B. Auto A sells for $23,000 each and Auto B is a more luxurious product and sells for $32,000 each. VC for Auto A = $10,000 each and its FC runs at $100,000 per period. Auto B, on the other hand, has a cost structure of VC = $15,000 and FC = 150,000. If the co
Evaluate the various accounting treatments for stock compensation and how do they relate to the practice of accounting and its uses in business.
1. What do you understand by acting in the public interest? 2. Select the FOUR factors below which distinguish a profession from an occupation A. Qualification required B. Highly skilled C. Continuing professional development D. Self-regulation E. Highly valuated services F. Training requirement G. Licensed practice H.
It has been said that individual opinions, values and ethics can have an impact of the way that accounting theories are constructed. Discuss what is meant by this statement. In your discussion you will need to make reference to at least two (2) accounting theories. In your opinion, what are the key principles for 'sound' meas
Create a factual pattern regarding the issue of Bailment and Abandonment.
Below are a few questions I need some help answering. What are the differences and similarities in financial reporting in a for-profit and government organization? How do these differences and similarities affect the comparability of financial reports? Should these reports be comparable? Why or why not?
Use T accounts to record transactions involving assets, liabilites and owners equity for the following: 1. James walker made an additional investment of $16000 in cash. 2. A firm purchased equipment for $9000 in cash 3. A firm sold some surplus office furniture for $1200 in cash 4. A firm purchased a computer for $2700 to
CFO: Financial performance of your division: ratios, break-even, variances, strengths, recommendations
You have been asked to attend the corporate meeting next week to discuss the performance of your division. To help you prepare for the meeting, you requested the following information from the Chief Financial Officer. Balance Sheet Assets 2008 Cash $14,000 Short-term investments. 71,632 Accounts receivable 878,000 Invento
Kendal County engaged in the following transactions. For each, prepare an appropriate journal entry and indicate the type of fund in which it would most likely be recorded. It levied and collected $1 million in taxes and dedicated to the repayment of outstanding general obligation bonds. It billed sponsors of a charity bic
Could you provide me with an accounting introduction including the following information: -What is the relationship between receivables and cash? -What is their influence on liquidity and solvency? -How do they affect competitiveness? -Why are sales revenue and gross margin so important? -How do they influence the profita
July December E12.2 Production level, in units........... 5,000 10,000 Variable costs........................... $12,000 $ ? Fixed costs.............................. ? 18,000 Mixed costs............................
What would be the impact on each of the 3 wheels (cash,profit,ROE) if a firm decides to relax credit standards in response to a decline in sales? Assume the firm does not have any cash sales.
In the section on the yield to call, a bond pays annual interest of $80 and matures after ten years. The bond is valued at $1,147 if the comparable rate is 6 percent and the bond is held to maturity. If, however, an investor expects the bond to be called for $1,050 after five years, the value of the bond would be $1,122. (See fo
Taxes and user fees provide much of the revenue for public organizations that is necessary to fund public programs. Yet, despite these revenue streams, local, state, and federal governments consistently face budgetary shortfalls in attempting to fund public programs. What changes, if any, would you make to the way governments ob
Is this true and can you explain why? After the post-Enron era the FASB came up with the new requirement that require companies to record the expense at the time the stock option was awarded and many companies fought to do away with this new requirement.
Part 1: On July 1, 2005, Jones Beauty Supply, a calendar-year company, sold special-order merchandise on credit and received in return an interest-bearing note receivable from the customer. Jones Beauty Supply will receive interest at the prevailing rate for a note of this type. Both the principal and interest are due in one lum
I have no idea how this thing works. Could really use some to tell me how to makes the numbers make sense. Below find production and sales information for Herrestad Company. Product information Beginning inventory 0 Units produced 10,000 Units sold 8,000 Selling price per unit $250 Variab
4. Wilmington, Inc. manufactures five models of kitchen appliances at its Mesa plant. The company is installing activity-based costing and has identified the following activities performed at its Mesa plant. 1. designing new models 2. purchasing raw materials and parts. 3. storing and managing inventory. 4. receiving and
The Claxton Company manufactures children's toys and also has a division that makes automobile parts. Due to a change in its strategic focus, the company sold the automobile parts division. The division qualifies as a component of the entity according to GAAP regarding disposal of long-lived assets. How should Claxton report the
On November 1, 2011, Jamison Inc. adopted a plan to discontinue its barge division, which qualifies as a separate component of the business according to GAAP regarding discontinued operations. The disposal of the division was expected to be concluded by April 30, 2012. On December 31, 2011, the company's year-end, the following