Over the last few years, many people have experienced situations in which the property they purchased several years ago was assessed at a higher value than it would be in today's market. Often, when one tries to appeal the assessment, the board of assessors can actually rule that the assessed value is higher than the value at wh
Problem 1 Part A The Best Company uses absorption costing for external reporting and variable costing for internal managers. In January 2014, their first month of operation, the accountant collected the following data; Beginning inventory 0 units Standard and actual production volume 2,000 units Sales volume
Instructions Review the following memorandum and provide a response to the information requested. DATE: September 12th FROM: Senior Consultant TO: Consulting Team RE: Projections for Upcoming Year A smaller 2-year old emerging venture is set to enter a new segment of its original target market, with a modified version of
As corporate controller for Apollo Shoes, you are tasked to find and explain any irregularities in the Apollo Shoes Case. Resource: Apollo Shoes Casebook Define the process you will use and address the following questions: What procedures will you use to collect accounting evidence? What sampling tools and techniques will yo
Forrest Gump was one of the biggest movie hits of 1994. The movie's fortunes continued to climb in 1995, as it took home Oscars in six of the 13 categories in which it was nominated, including best picture, best director and best actor. One analyst has estimated that the film could generate cash flow as much as $350 million for
Please answer the following questions and fill the spreadsheets in the attached file. Problem 1 Use the process and cost information provided below to assess the feasibility of the following pollution prevention projects using (only) the TCA balanced approach and the spreadsheets provided (please see the attached file).
What forces act as stimulants to change, and what is the difference between planned and unplanned change? Provide examples of change.
P10-2 Reporting Bonds Issued at Par LO 10-2 On January 1, 2014, Nowell Company issued $500,000 in bonds that mature in five years. The bonds have a stated interest rate of 8 percent and pay interest on June 30 and December 31 each year. When the bonds were sold, the market rate of interest was 8 percent. (If
Refer to the ﬁnancial statements of Urban Outﬁtters given in Appendix C at the end of this book (or at http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/912615/000119312512146029/d276682d10k.htm). 1. Does Urban Outfitters use the direct or indirect method to report cash ﬂows from operating activities? Answer: Indirect Method
Estimating depreciation for matching with revenues during an accounting period requires determination of the cost, estimation of the life and residual value, and selecting a pattern for reporting depreciation over the life of the asset. Aircraft used by commercial airlines are expensive, have a finite life, and are sold and reso
The inventor of Subeo, a UK company that was formed in 1993 to develop small state-of-the- art underwater vehicles, is looking for a substantial investment from the dragons. You will see in the attached transcripts that a heated discussion arises about the value of Subeo's assets. Ultimately, the asset debate and related firm va
Witt Corporation received its charter during January 2014. The charter authorized the following capital stock: Preferred stock: 10 percent, par $10, authorized 21,000 shares Common stock: par $8, authorized 50,000 shares. During 2014, the following transactions occurred in the order given: a. Issue
What is lean manufacturing and its effect in accounting? Refer to http://www.lean.org/whatslean/
Describe the different types of corruption schemes Explain how anti-fraud controls differ between large organizations and small organizations Explain how the control environment helps to minimize the loss from fraud? Are there ways to prevent fraud completely?
In order to answer these questions, you will need to review the attached files. What information can the pro-forma earnings number provide that the GAAP earnings number does not? Give examples from Facebook of the possible differences that might exist between the two earnings numbers. What are the potential advantages and
Obtain Apple's annual report for the 2009 financial year. The filing date is: 2009-10-27. To make sure you have the correct file, I also provided the link: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000119312509214859/d10k.htm Using the links provided, answer the following questions Questions: 1. Refer to the revenue r
Please refer to the attachment for the questions. Do the following: 1) Prepare Income statement for company going through a bankruptcy reorganization 2) Adjusting a company coming out of reorganization to fresh start accounting 3) Reporting of debts during liquidation 4) Distribution of assets in a liquidation 5) Payments
Working on assignment related to financial statements, account liquidation, and journal elimination. Sample questions on the material can be found as attached. Need assistance in understanding the underlying concepts and examples that will help complete the questions.
What is your experience with accounting fraud or abuse? The experience can be professional with your career or personal with volunteer work, etc. If you cannot come with your own experience, you can use examples in the course materials or other resources.
I have 3 journal articles on internal controls and need assistance writing a one page response to each of the three summarizing the articles and any strengths and weaknesses with the author's writing on controls and how they are operating. These are the articles: 1. Hawkins, D. F. (2005). Introduction to the internal contro
The High-Rise Building Company uses 400,000 tons of stone per year. The carrying costs are $100/ton. The cost per order is $500. Calculate the optimal number of orders per year. 400 100 200 300 The High-Rise Building Company uses 400,000 tons of stone per year. The carrying costs are $100/ton. The cost per order
If a firm permanently borrows $100 million at an interest rate of 8%, what is the present value of the interest tax shield? (Assume that the marginal corporate tax rate is 30%.) $8.00 million $5.60 million $30.00 million $26.67 million If a firm permanently borrows $50 million at an interest rate of 10%, what
1. A firm has an average investment of $1,000 during the year. During the same time, the firm generates after-tax earnings of $150. If the cost of capital is 10%, what is the net return on investment? 2. A firm has $100 million in current liabilities, $200 million in total long-term liabilities, $300 million in stockholder
What is gift tax and why do we have it? Should we have gift tax?
What is the Unified Transfer Tax Rate Schedule and how does it compare/contrast to the estate tax rates and/or the gift tax rates?
Completely answer the following questions Identify the features common to the gift tax formula and the estate tax formula. Explain why Congress felt it necessary to enact a gift tax to complement the estate tax. Describe the unified credit and the purpose it serves in the gift and estate tax.
Complete in Excel (LO3) Jack and Jill are owners of UpAHill, an S corporation. They own 25 and 75 percent, respectively. What amount of ordinary income and separately stated items are allocated to them for years 1 and 2 based on the information above? Complete UpAHill's Form 1120S, Schedule K, for year 1. Complete Jill's
See the attached file for data and answer the following questions: 12. What was Joe's NOPAT in 2013? 13. What was Joe's Free Cash Flow (FCF) in 2013? (Note: For this question, assume Joe obtained no new plant and equipment or additional net working capital in 2013. Thus his Net Investment in Operating Capital (NIOC) for
1. What industries do you think will have higher financial slack? Why? 2. There are some companies out there that feel like the end is near so pay out a bunch of returns to investors in panic which is essence is financial slack. Do you think that the SEC can force them to pay that back? 3. If a company is well matured and in
Please help with the following problem: What options are available to an S Corporation for accounting period choices and accounting methods? Why would you select one versus other alternatives?