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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

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

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

A corporation's board of directors has unilateral power ...

Absent a specific provision in its articles of incorporation, a corporations board of directors has the unilateral power to do all of the following, except: a) repeal the bylaws b) declare dividends c) fix compensation of directors d) amend the articles of incorporation

On dissolution of a general partnership, distributions ...

On dissolution of a general partnership, distributions will be made on account of I) Partners Capital Accounts II) Amounts Owed Partners with respect to profits III) Amounts Owed Partners for loans to the partnership in the following order a) III, I, and II b) I, II, and III c) II, III, and I d) III, II, I

Comprehensive Accounting Problem

Miller Design Studio's July 31, 2011 trial balance is presented here: Miller Design Studio Post-Closing Trial Balance July 31, 2011 Cash $22,480 Accounts Receivable

Corporate taxes Tantor Supply, Inc.

Corporate taxes Tantor Supply, Inc., is a small corporation acting as the exclusive distributor of a major line of sporting goods. CORPORATE TAX RATE SCHEDULE $0 - $30,000 15% $30,000 - $50,000 25% $50,000 - $75,000 34% $75,000 - $100,000 39% Over $100,000 34% Tantor Supply, Inc., is a small corporation acting as the e

Taxes on Capital Gains

An investor is in the 33 percent tax bracket and pays long-term capital gains taxes of 15 percent. What are the taxes owed (or saved in the cases of losses) in the cur- rent tax year for each of the following situations? 1. a) Net short-term capital gains of $3,000; net long-term capital gains of $4,000 2. b) Net short-ter

EPS: stockholder's equity section of Tkachuk Corporation

E5-11 The stockholder's equity section of Tkachuk Corporation appears below as of December 31, 2008. 8% preferred stock, $50 par value, authorized 100,000 shares, outstanding 90,000 shares $4,500,000 Common stock, $1.00 par, authorized and issued 10 million shares

Units of Each Product to Achieve Required Income After-Tax

Received the following Information: Company. sells 4 different products in a mix of 9:5:4:2 respectively. The sales prices, respectively, are $13, $17, $10 and $12. Product A has variable costs of $8 and product B of $12. The contribution margin percentage for C is 40% and for D 25%. Fixed costs are $460,000. In the coming ye

Commercial Paper Article Of The UCC

Under the commercial paper article of the ucc, which of the following circumstances would prevent a promissory note from being negotiable a) an extension clause that allows the maker to elect to extend the time for payment to a date specified in the note b) an acceleration clause that allows the holder to move up the matur

Buffet's requirement to be capital efficient

The best investor of all time, Warren Buffet, talks about investing in "capital efficient" businesses. Coca Cola falls into this category since it generates great sums of cash with minimal investment in capital. It also pays dividends. The story goes Buffet purchased a "gazillion" shares of coke in the crash of '87 and despite s

The Interest Tax Shield

Why is it important to calculate the value of the interest tax shield if a firm adjusts its debt annually to a target level?

ROI Improves Division but Not Overall Corporation

Describe the specific actions that division managers might have taken to cause the ROI to increase in each division but decline for the corporation. Illustrate your explanation with appropriate examples.

Features common to gift tax formula and the estate tax formula

1. Identify the features common to the gift tax formula and the estate tax formula. 2. What is the lifetime gift tax exemption in tax year 2012? What is that exemption amount in 2013? 3. What is gift tax? Identify two types of transfers (for inadequate consideration) that are specifically excluded from imposition of the gift