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Governmental accounting: Proprietary fund, Statement of net assets, statement of activities, recognizing grant revenue, special revenue fund
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Please help with the following problem. Ace Manufacturing Company produced 12,000 units and sold 10,000 units during 2010. The prime costs required for one unit of product totaled $10, along with variable factory overhead of $2. Total fixed factory overhead during 2010 was $48,000. Ace's sales expenses were $5 per unit, w
Please help with the following problem about accounting. Provide step by step calculations. Jo Company actually incurred $400,000 of factory overhead during 2011. On January 1, 2011, Jo expected to incur $500,000 in factory overhead and to work 80,000 direct labor hours during the year. 100,000 hours were actually worked dur
See attached file for proper format. Accounting Questions on Budgeting A) In today's work force there are those who earn "Salaries", "Wages" and "Base plus Commissions". Identify each distinct applicable cost. B) Exercise 13.3 & 13.4 - Cost Classifications: Mark with an X for each type COST TYPES VARIABLE CO
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Describe the full cost of preparing in my own kitchen a dinner for one consisting of salad (lettuce, tomatoes, and dressing), baked chicken, baked potatoes, green beans, and ice cream. Assume that on one shopping trip I purchased all of the components of this dinner except the ice cream, which I purchased on a previous shopping trip. The costs of the components were: Lettuce, one head (your serving is ¼ of the head) $1.00 Tomato (your serving is ¼ of the tomato) $0.80 Chicken, one piece (your serving is the full piece) $1.25 Potato, one (your serving is one potato) $0.25 Ice cream, one quart (your serving is ¼ of the quart) $2.50 Dressing, one bottle (your serving is one-tenth of the bottle) $2.50 Frozen green beans, one bag (your serving is ¼ of the bag) $2.20 When calculating full cost, remember that the costs of incidental items (such as salt, butter, and spices) must be considered. Describe such costs and make some reasonable estimate of the costs. 1. After considering and describing the full cost of preparing your dinner, answer the following with respect to the full costs you have calculated or described: a. Will the full cost change if you boil, instead of bake your potato? b. Will the full cost change if you microwave (as opposed to cooking on the range top) your green beans? c. Did your description of full cost include the cost of storing the ice cream? d. Did your full cost include the cost of water to wash the vegetables and chicken before preparation and the cost of paper towels to dry the vegetables and chicken? e. Did your full cost include the cost of writing the check (or using your credit card) at the supermarket? f. Did your full cost include the cost of two trips to the supermarket (gas, depreciation on your car, depreciation on your tires)? g. What are the assets employed in preparing your dinner? Did your full cost include depreciation on these assets? If you do not own the assets, did your full cost include a portion of the monthly rental of the assets? h. Did your full cost include an amount necessary to return your kitchen to its original state (i.e., a cost to clean/maintain the kitchen)? 2. Assume that you invite one friend to dinner. Will the cost of preparing the dinner "double?" Indicate which costs included in your full cost will "double" and which will not. Explain why some costs "double" and some do not. Note that this illustration of developing the full cost of a relative simple process (shopping for and preparing dinner) illustrates the types of the problems that arise and judgments that must be made in developing full cost for production in complex business situations, where many judgments must be made in determining the costs to allocate to production.
Describe the full cost of preparing in my own kitchen a dinner for one consisting of salad (lettuce, tomatoes, and dressing), baked chicken, baked potatoes, green beans, and ice cream. Assume that on one shopping trip I purchased all of the components of this dinner except the ice cream, which I purchased on a previous shopping
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Speedy Parcel Service operates a fleet of delivery trucks in a large metropolitan area. A careful study by the company's cost analyst has determined that if a truck is driven 138,000 miles during a year, the average operating cost is 14.8 cents per mile. If a truck is driven only 92,000 miles during a year, the average operating
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See attached file for the table. Determine the gross profit margin for each product produced based on the data [(selling price-ABC cost per foot) x feet produced] Determine the gross profit margin for each product produced based on the traditional costing data [(selling price-traditional cost per foot) x feet produced]
Assess the information presented in the medical group statement of revenues and expenses and calculate the operating margin for fiscal year 2006. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTINGâ?"STATEMENT OF REVENUE AND EXPENSES Statement of Revenue and Expenses for Group Practice for Year Ending June 30, 2006 REVENUE Patient service reven
See attached cell data file. Using Excel, prepare a frequency distribution from the data you collected. What are the implications?
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Is there ever a time when using the minimalist reporting method is best?
The information presented here represents selected data from the December 31, 2010, balance sheets and income statements for the year then ended for three firms. Firm A Firm B Firm C Total assets, 12/31/10......................
At the end of 2007, Richards Company is conducting an impairment test and needs to develop a fair value estimate for machinery used in its manufacturing operations. Given the nature of Richard's production process, the equipment is for special use. (No secondhand market values are available.) The equipment will be obsolete in 2
Salaries: Administration Admin - 60,000, admin - 35,000, Asst. - 35,000, 2 secretaries - 42,000 , supplies - 35,000, adv - 9,000, accounting - 15,000, custodial - 13,000, security-12,000, consulting-10,000. Community Metal Health Salaries: 2 social workers - 46,000, transportation-10,000. Outpatient Mental Health: psychatrist -86,000, 2 social workers - 70,000. Provide dollar amount to reduce budgets(wors/best case analysis) need to cut 94,000 in cost. Prioritize cuts that can be made without impacting the operations or quality of the organization.
Salaries: Administration Admin - 60,000, admin - 35,000, Asst. - 35,000, 2 secretaries - 42,000 , supplies - 35,000, adv - 9,000, accounting - 15,000, custodial - 13,000, security-12,000, consulting-10,000. Community Metal Health Salaries: 2 social workers - 46,000, transportation-10,000. Outpatient Mental Health: psychatr
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Imagine you are the Director of Internal Audit and executive management has asked you to work with the Chief Information Officer to evaluate the security over Information Technology. Write a report of no more than 700 words, outlining the components of an effective review of security and controls over IT. Distinguish between vul
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Roberts Company purchased a machine in January 2003 for $200,000. When originally purchased, the machine had an estimated useful life of five years and an estimated residual value of $30,000. The company uses straight-line depreciation. It is now June 30, 2006, and the company has decided to dispose of the machine. Calcula
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The heights of a group of professional basketball players are summarized in the frequency distribution below. Find the standard deviation. Height (in.) Frequency 70-71 3 72-73 7 74-75 16 76-77 12 78-79 10 80-81 4 82-83 1
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Please assist with the following. Wal-Mart's 2011 Annual Report has to be looked at to answer question. Attempted to upload but the report is 5 MB, which is over the max limit for BrainMass. Can be accessed through this link. http://walmartstores.com/sites/annualreport/2011/
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Suppose you were appointed economic advisor to a less-developed nation in Africa. The nation seeks to encourage capital formation and wants to increase the rate of saving of its own residents and encourages foreigners to invest in their nation. What role would you assign to property taxes in this nation to achieve its objectives?
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