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### Zinc Faucets, Flower City Cartridges, Changing Standards

Changing Standards The empirical evidence reveals that firms change their standard prices and standard quantities during the fiscal year. Most firms have the following policy, ?We set our standards before the fiscal year begins and we NEVER, NEVER change them during the year (except when we have to).? Required: a. Eva

### Division A of Hoover Inc. transfers its product to Division B. Calculate the minimum transfer price division A should charge for internal transfers and the maximum price division B is willing to pay.

Division A of Hoover Inc. transfers its product to Division B. Division B can either buy the item internally or externally (cost = \$75 each). Division A has just completed its annual cost update as follows: Direct material \$25.00 Direct labor 18.75 Variable manufacturing overhead 6.25 Fixed manufacturing overhead

### Equivalent Units of Production of Soft N' Dry Towel and Tissue Company

The Converting Department of Soft N' Dry Towel and Tissue Company had 920 units in work in process at the beginning of the period, which were 75% complete. During the period, 16,200 units were completed and transferred to the Packing Department. There were 960 units in process at the end of the period, which were 25% complete. D

### Classroom-Based Learning Experience

Think about a best classroom-based learning experience and list the things that made it such a good experience. Then, think about of a worst classroom-based experience and list the factors that made it such a bad experience.

### An Analysis of Business Simulations

Do an Internet search to identify the types of games and business simulations that are available. Select one and provide a description and an analysis of it. Discuss the learning content objectives.

### Business Organizations: What is a corporation?

What is a corporation? Identify and discuss the key advantages and disadvantages of corporations.

### Calculating Net Income: A Formula Analysis

Please help me understand and explain this problem: NI = [U * (P-VCu)] - FC Example: We own a small ice cream shop. What are the variables in this equation? How is variable cost defined and what might be some variable costs for our ice cream shop? How is fixed costs defined and what might be some fixed costs for our i

### The Magrath Company

Magrath Company has an operating cycle of less than one year and provides credit terms for all of its customers, On April 1, 2011, the comany factored, without recourse, some of its accounts receivable. Magrath transferred the receivables to a financial institution, and will have no further accociation with the receivables. M

Access the IASB home page on the Internet. The web address is www.iasb.org. Answer the following question. 1. Describe the mission of the IASB? 2. The IASB has how many board members? 3. Who is the current chairman of the IASB? 4. Where is the IASB located?

### Taxpayer A sells a parcel of undeveloped real property to B

Taxpayer A sells a parcel of undeveloped real property to Taxpayer B for \$100,000. A receives a promissory note with a face amount of \$100,000 bearing adequate interest. However, due to the solvency of B, the note has a value at the time of receipt of only \$60,000. When must Taxpayer A recognize income if A does not use the inst

### Marta and Luka: gain or loss

Marta and Luka exchanged like-kind equipment under I.R.C. Sec. 1031 on December 31, 2010. Marta gave up equipment worth \$100,000, with an adjusted basis of \$60,000. Luke gave up equipment worth \$70,000, with an adjusted basis of \$65,000; as well as stock worth \$30,000 that had a basis of \$15,000. a. Calculate Marta's realized

### Real Property or Personal Property

How does the state of New Hampshire define real property? How does they define personal property? Does a mobile home owned by a client qualify as real property or personal property for each state? What difference to the client would it be if it were classified as either?

### FASB Codification System

- What is the FASB Codification System and what is its purpose? - What are the nine content areas located in the FASB Codification System? What types of items are located under each content area?

### What is the impact on the net income, total profit margin and cash flow?

Brandywine Homecare, a not-for-profit business, had revenues of 12 million in 2007. Expenses other than depreciation totaled 75 percent of revenues, and depreciation expense was 1.5 million. All revenues collected in cash during the year and all expenses other than depreciation were paid in cash. Suppose the change had halved

### Shirt Company purchase new cutting machine: maximum spend

Shirt Company wants to purchase a new cutting machine for its sewing plant. The investment is expected to generate annual cash inflows of \$300,000. The required rate of return is 12% and the current machine is expected to last for four years. What is the maximum dollar amount Shirt Company would be willing to spend for the ma

### Swiss Cleaning Manufacturing ROI residual income divisions

26. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 26 THROUGH 28. The Swiss Cleaning Manufacturing Company, Inc. manufactures home cleaning products. The company has two divisions, Bleach and Cleanser. Because of different accounting methods and inflation rates, the company is considering multiple evaluation measures. The fo

### Bauer Manufacturing Company, Inc. upgrading the calculators

20. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 20 THROUGH 21. Bauer Manufacturing Company, Inc. has 400 obsolete desk calculators that are carried in inventory at a total cost of \$26,800. If these calculators are upgraded at a total cost of \$10,000, they can be sold for a total of \$30,000. As an alternative, the calculat

### FarmTime, Inc. tax planning.

Lydia is the CFO of FarmTime, Inc. FarmTime's tax advisers have recommended two tax planning ideas that will each provide a \$8 million of current-year cash tax savings. One idea is based on a timing difference and is expected to reverse 20 years in the future. The other idea creates a permanent difference that will never reverse

### Hamilton Company, calculate the activity rate for rework.

Hamilton Company manufactures engines. Hamilton produces all the parts necessary for its engines except for one electronic, which is purchased from two local suppliers: Traynor Inc. and Bello Company. Both suppliers are reliable and rarely deliver late; however, Traynor sells the components from Bello, because of the lower pric

### Financial reporting, NRV or physical-measures method.

Assume that your company operates a joint-production process that generates three main products and one by-product. If you allocate joint costs only for financial reporting, would you ever care whether you use the NRV or the physical-measures method? Explain.

### Warwick Company - Ending Balance of Raw Materials

Warwick Company has the following transactions for the month of September. Purchased materials on account for \$220,384. Materials requisitioned for \$91,562. Direct labor for the month was incurred (but not yet paid) of \$69,000. Actual overhead for the month was \$41,000. It has not been paid yet (Charge to various pay

### Gross Margin per unit

Last year Quest Company incurred the following costs: Direct materials: \$40,000 Direct labor 60,000 Overhead 90,000

### Accounting. Calculating the price of a job.

Brillant Design Company makes custom chairs for individual customers. On October 1, there was on job in Process, Job 243, with a cost of \$1,300. Jobs 244, 245, and 246 were started during the month of October. Data on costs added during the month are as follows: 243 244

### Mitchell's Softball Gloves Company overhead rates.

Mitchell's Softball Gloves Company estimated the following art the beginning of the year. Assembly Department Testing Department Total Overhead \$570,000

### Total Package Contribution Margin

Standlar Company makes wireless speakers. The standard model price is \$360 and variable expenses are \$210. The deluxe model price is \$500 and variable expenses are \$300. The superior model price is \$1,600 and variable expense per unit is \$600. Total fixed expenses are \$300,000. Generally, Standlar sells 8 standard models and 4 d

### Regression Analysis Management Accountants

Blacken Company manufactures motorcycles. The company's management accountant wans to calculate the fixed and variable costs associated with utility cost incurred by the factory. Data for the past five months were collected. Utility

### Performance Measures

Using information from the latest financial statement, compute operating leverage, ROI, EVA and another performance measure for SIRI (SiriusXM) www.siriusxm.com What are the advantages and disadvantages of these performance measures. Encouraged to use Excel or other compatible spreadsheet when computations are involved

### Items to include and capitalize with the purchase of land.

When a company purchases bare land to build upon what are some of the things that can be included and capitalized on with that purchase?

### E3-8 High-Low Method; E3-9 Predicting Cost, E3-A2 Scattergraph Analysis & P4-23 Least-Squares Regression

See pdf for better resolution of problem. Lakeshore Hotels Guest-Days: Month Guest-Days of Occupancy Custodial Supplies Expense March ................... 4,000 \$7,500 April ..................... 6,500 \$8,250 May ...................... 8,000 \$10,500 June ..................... 10,500 \$12,000 July ...................

### Exercise 8-13 Erin Company Research and Development and Patents

Erin Company incurred the following costs during 2008 and 2009. a. Research and development costs of \$20,000 were incurred. The research was conducted to discover a new product to sell to customers in future years. A product was successfully developed, and a patent for the new product was granted during 2008. Erin is unsure of