1) In the three depreciation methods you have learned, one is unique: - What is the name of this depreciation method? - What do you do with the Salvage Value at the beginning? - What do you with the Salvage Value at the end? 2) What are the two items on the Assets side of the Balance Sheet under "Plant and Equipment" t
One of the more compelling financial fraud stories that unfolded in 2009 was Satyam Computers. Satyam plunged into crisis in January 2009 after its founder stated that the company's profits had been overstated by 97% and revenues by 76%. Satyam had about $672 million of fictitious and non-existent accounts including 13,000 gho
Explain what a Flat Income Tax System is and how it differs from progressive tax system?.What are advantages and disadvantages of a Flat Income Tax? Do you think that a flat Income Tax would be beneficial for the US? Support your conclusions by explaning why you think it would be beneficial or not.
What article or website would be helpful to anyone wanting to know more about forensic accounting? Explain what it is.
1. What are the tax year options available to a corporation? What about unincorporated companies? Is there a difference and, if so, why? What factors should be considered in electing the tax year? 2. What methods of accounting are available to a small business and to a large business? If the business decides to make an accou
3. The following information is available concerning the cash balance of the XXX Corporation on December 31, 2011. Cash balance per bank statement November 30 9852.46 Per bank statement December 31 11679.25 Per company records November 30 (adjusted) 10206.76 Per company records December 31, 2011 11306.74 Total re
Discuss the power of these individuals (a) CFOs, (b) regulators, and (c) investors and their effects on the role of accounting within an organization. (2) Why would (a) CFOs, (b) regulators, and (c) investors want to study accounting research? (3) Provide an example of possible differences that could exist between (a) CFOs, (b) regulators, and (c) investors . Please make sure that you enumerate 1(a), 1(b), and 1 (c) to 3 (a), (b) and (c) respectively your answers to correspond to the above questions. Also please follow APA guidelines in your use of citations and references.
The Importance of Accounting Research Reading and understanding accounting research on complex accounting and business issues can have many benefits for companies, CFOs, regulators, and investors. (1) Discuss the power of these individuals (a) CFOs, (b) regulators, and (c) investors and their effects on the role of account
Industries Inc. manufactures 2 products: A and B. Activity Based Costing. Factors impacting declining profits. Scatterplot graph of regression line. Coefficient of Determination.
See Excel attached Part 1 Industries Inc. manufactures 2 products: A and B. A review of the company's accounting records revealed the following per-unit costs and production volume: Product A Product B Production volume(units) 2000 4000 Direct labor hours used 2 3 Direc
Check schemes: What can a company do about check tampering problems? Who should be on the suspect list and why?
What can a company do about check tampering problems? Who should be on the suspect list and why?
See the attached article. Linear Profit Models Specifically, focus on linear profit modeling as a means for calculating break-even point and target profits. Refer to the "Whopper to Go" article (see below). How can Burger King's profitability problems be framed in a linear profit model? (Note: Numbers are not required to
What irregularities should a fraud examiner look for in a firm's fixed assets?
Talley, Inc. Pension Plan: Pension expense for year 7 and year 8, deferred gain or loss for year 7 and year 8
Talley, Inc. Pension Plan Year 7 Year 8 Service cost 15,000 17,000 Interest cost 9,000 10,000 Actual return on plan assets 7,500 10,800 Beginning of year plan assets 100,000 120,000 Settlement rate 8% 8% What is Talley's pension expense to be recorded for Year 7? (Hint
Midwest Ice Cream Company (HBS Case) 9-175-070 Explain the major reasons for the favorable operating income variance of $71,700. How can an analysis of the profit variance highlight those areas needing management attention?
For each of the following cases, indicate the filing status for the taxpayers for 2010 using the following legend: A - Single B - Married, filing a joint C - Married, filing separate returns D - Head of household E - Qualifying widow(er) a. Linda is single and she supports her mother (who has no income), including
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Income & Operating Expenses: Calculate the operating income for Spenser Co. for the year ended December 31, 2010.
1. Mary owns a shoe store. She just received a shipment of new fashion shoes. These shoes cost $45.00 a pair from the manufacturer. She wants to make a net profit of $20.00 on each pair. By selling them at $65.00 do you think she accomplishes her goal? 2. You are the public manufacturer of the shoes sold to Mary. T
What procedures will be used to collect accounting evidence?
Shelley is employed in Texas and recently attended a two-day business conference in New Jersey. Shelley spent the entire time at the conference and documented her expenditures (described below). What amount can Shelley deduct as an employee business expense? Airfare to New Jersey $2000 Meals $220 Lodging in New Jersey $450
Computer company, a manufacturer of computer systems, started production in November 2011. Utility cost on the factory is $600 per month. Utility cost on the administrative building is $300 per month. Raw material cost for a computer total $120 per computer system. The company purchased enough materials to produce 504 com
a) Third National Bank is fully loaned up with reserves of $30,000 and demand deposits equal to $100,000. The reserve ratio is 10%. Households deposit $10,000 in currency into the bank. How much excess reserves does the bank now have, and what is the maximum amount of new money that can be created in the banking system as a resu
Chaney Ltd. started business several years ago. For the year ended December 31, 2010, the following information (before adjustments) is available: Accounts Receivable 56,000 Allowance for Doubtful Accounts 350 Sales (all on account) 195,700 Sales Discounts 1,800 All accounts have normal balances Required: Prepare entries
Wings flight school offers lessons at a small municipal airport. The school's owner and manager has been attempting to evaluate performance and control costs using variance report that compares the planning budget to actual results. A recent variance appears below:
The manager of the manufacturing unit of a company is responsible for the costs of the manufacturing unit. The president is in the process of deciding whether to evaluate the manager of the manufacturing unit by the average cost per unit or the variable cost per unit. Quality and timely delivery would be used in conjunction with
Harold's roof repair has provided the following data concerning it costs: Fixed Cost per Month Cost per repair-hour Wages and Salaries............$21,380 $15.80 parts and supplies
Olympia Bivalve farms and sells oysters in the pacific northwest.The company harvested and sold 7,000 pounds of oysters in july. The company's flexible for July appears below: Olimpia Bivalve flexible budget
Jackie's is a large, locally-owned general retail business operating out of a single location. A condensed version of their most recent annual segmented income statement is given below (all amounts in thousands of dollars). Company Dept A Dept B Depts C-F Sales $3,450 $ 345 $690 $2,415 COGS 1,538 179 3
Product J is one of the many products manufactured and sold by Gooble Company. An income statement by product line for the past year indicated a net loss for Product J of $7,250. This net loss resulted from sales of $265,000, cost of goods sold of $186,500, and operating expenses of $85,750. It is estimated that 30% of the cost
Presented here is an aging schedule for Zimmerman Company. Please see attachment. Customer Total Not Yet Due Number of Days Past Due 1â?"30 31â?"60 61â?"90 Over 90 Aaron $22,000 $12,000 $10,000 Barry 40,000 40,000 C
Dan in Florida wants to trade Liz in New York: Dan's rental property is worth $350,000. Dan's adjusted basis is $200,000. Liz's rental property is worth $650,000 and has a $250,000 mortgage that will be assumed by Dan. Dan will also give Liz $50,000 in cash at closing. Liz's adjusted basis is $400,000. What
The factory overhead costs (maintenance department) are allocated to products based on the number of hours of maintenance use by each product line. The maintenance department has fixed costs of 500,000 and variable costs of 25 per hour of maintenance provided. The variable costs include the salaries of the maintenance workers. M