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/
There is a certain amount of risk involved in doing business anywhere, internationally. Choose a country, and discuss the following: ?What are the political, cultural, environmental, economic, and trade risks present when doing business in the country as an outsider? ?What type of business would you do there in light of the
A new product has the following profit projections and associated probabilities: Profit Probability $150,000 0.10 $100,000 0.25 $ 50,000 0.20 $0 0.15 -$ 50,000 0.20 -$100,000 0.10 a. Use the expected value approach to decide whethe
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?
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 object
Go to the library to review at least three current business periodicals in your chosen career area. Analyze the journals for possible adoption by your current employer. Then write a justification report to your manager, stating why your office should receive the magazine (whichever you choose). Some criteria to keep in mind as you review the journals and magazines include: 1. Cost and frequency of publication. 2. Content (subject matter of articles featured in the issue you analyze and a list of regular features, usually called departments). 3. The style or technicality of the writing. 4. Information about the advertisements (specific goods, services, and companies). You do not need to use a library you can be creative or use your imagination to create that justification report by following the condition list above ( option 5)
OPTION 5 JUSTIFICATION REPORT Go to the library to review at least three current business periodicals in your chosen career area. Analyze the journals for possible adoption by your current employer. Then write a justification report to your manager, stating why your office should receive the magazine (whichever you choose).
Jones Company has the following employees on payroll: Semimonthly Withholding Marital Payroll Allowances Status Heather $4,500 4 Married Keith $4,800 3 Married Thad $2,000 1 Single Abbie $3,500 2 Single Calculate the payroll for the last pay period in April. Include in your calculations federal withholding, social security and Medicare taxes. Heather: FIT - $548.97 Keith: FIT - $670.49 SS- $279.00 SS - $297.60 Medicare - $65.25 Medicare - $69.60 Thad: FIT - $264.88 Abbie: FIT - $609.36 SS - $124.00 SS - $217.00 Medicare - $29.00 Medicare - $50.75
Please explain how you calculated the social security tax and the Medicare. I know how to get the federal but not these two. Jones Company has the following employees on payroll: Semimonthly Withholding Marital Payroll Allowances Status Heather $4,50
Evaluating an Economic Event Today's accounting professional must be able to understand and critically evaluate a variety of contexts and situations to develop the best solution to a particular circumstance. Consider your professional experience and knowledge gained from reading as you answer the following Discussion ques
1.In The Performance Consultant's Field Book (p. 202) the author relates the scenario of an HR director who developed a new performance appraisal process Read the scenario. 2.Provide a one - two page analysis of what criteria is missing from the Director's proposal? What other measures would you include in order to make this
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
Calculate - budgets
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: