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    Accounting Beyond the Numbers; manual accounting system

    Your friend, Wendy Geiger, owns a small retail store that sells canies and nuts. Geiger acquires her goods from a few select vendors. She generally makes purchase orders by phone and on credit. Sales are primarily for cash. Geiger keeps her own manual accounting system using a general journal and a general ledger. At the end of

    Effect on the Overall Net Operating Income

    1. The management of Heider Corporation is considering dropping product J14V. Data from the company's accounting system appear below: Sales $900,000 Variable expenses $384,000 Fixed manufacturing expenses $366,0

    Midwest Mills: Sell or Process Further Decision

    Midwest Mills has a plant that can mill wheat grain into a cracked wheat cereal and then further mill the cracked wheat into flour. The company can sell all the cracked wheat cereal that it can produce at a selling price of $ 490 per ton. In the past, the company has sold only part of its cracked wheat as cereal and has retained

    South western federal taxation 2012; money laundering; net operating loss

    TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING Clark, a prospective new client, visits your office on March 12, 2011. He wants you to prepare a Form 1120S for 2010 for his washateria, wash clean, an S corporation. Clark owns at least six different businesses in your community and has a reputation of being a risk taker and an operator. He provides y

    Regression Analysis and Correlational Research

    Correlational Research Being able to statistically analyze data is only part of the skillset needed to be successful in the workplace. What do the results mean and how can they be applied by management? -Paragraph 1: Briefly describe correlational research. (Research is required) -Paragraph 2: Select a variable from the

    value added activities; activity based costing

    (a) What are some methods a business uses to determine if the activity is value added or not? (b) How do you think business learn from customers (consumers) what is value added and what is not value added? (c) Cost pools provide more accurate cost allocation. If this method is more accurate why doesn't everyone use the ABC

    Computation of Basic and Diluted EPS

    P16-7 (Computation of Basic and Diluted EPS) Charles Austin of the controller's office of Thompson Corporation was given the assignment of determining the basic and diluted earnings per share values for the year ending December 31, 2011. Austin has compiled the information listed below. 1. The company is authorized to issue 8

    Cole laboratories makes and sells a lawn fertilizer called Fastgro

    Cole laboratories makes and sells a lawn fertilizer called Fastgro. The company has developed standard costs for one bag of Fastgro as follows: Standard Standard Quantity Cost per Bag Direct material 20 pounds $8.00 Direct labor 0.1 hours 1.10 Variable manuf. overhead 0.1 hours .40 The company had no beginning i

    Accounting Contributed Capital

    Contributed Capital listed components "are"/"are not" a part of contributed capital? Common stock: yes or no Paid-in capital in excess of par: yes or no Preferred stock: yes or no Treasury stock: yes or no

    Exchange of Assets: Acquired Land by Issuing Stock

    Acquired 175 acres of land by issuing 3,200 shares of common stock with par value of $1 and market value of $75.00. Market analysis reveal that the market value of the stock was a reasonable value for the land. How would I make the entry?

    Accounting equation for a special revenue fund

    The accounting equation for a special revenue fund is a Assets - Liabilities = Net Assets. b Financial Assets - Related Liabilities = Fund Balance. c General Capital Assets - Unmatured General Long-Term Liabilities = Net Assets. d Current and Long Term Assets - Liabilities = Fund Balance.

    Major Energy Tax Credits

    Three major energy credits are available to taxpayers in 2010. Research and discuss these credits. Why were these enacted? Are the credits refundable?

    Equivalent Units of Production: Grayson Manufacturing Company

    The Polishing Department of Grayson Manufacturing Company has the following production and manufacturing cost data for August. Materials are entered at the beginning of the process. Production: Beginning inventory 1,600 units that are 100% complete as to materials and 30% complete as to conversion costs; units started during


    Assume that a corporation is a constant growth company whose last dividend (D0, which was paid yesterday) was $2.00 and whose dividend is expected to grow indefinitely at a 6% rate. The discount rate is 13%. What is the firm's expected dividend stream over the next 3 years? What is the firm's current stock price? What is the

    Allocation of Manufacturing Overhead

    Manufacturing overhead is allocated to products based on the number of machine hours required. In a year when 20,000 machine hours were anticipated, costs were budgeted at $125,000. If a product requires 7,000 machine hours, how much manufacturing overhead will be allocated to this product?

    Productivity Measurements for Larson's Laundry

    9-49 Larson's Laundry had the following results in 20x1 and 20x3; 20X1 20X3 Pounds of laundry processed 1,360,000 pounds 1,525,000 pounds Sales Revenue $720,000 $1,014,000 Direct- Labor hours worked 45,100 hours 46,650 hours Direct Labor cost $316,00 $408,000 The Laundry used the same facilities in 20X3 as in

    accounting study questions

    1. Equipment is sold for cash in an amount equal to the cost of the equipment recorded on the books. How does this sale affect the accounting equation? a One asset increases; one asset decreases. b Assets increase; liabilities increase. c Assets increase; liabilities decrease. d Assets increase; owner's e

    This post addresses calculating federal tax due.

    Sheniqua, a single taxpayer, had taxable income of $73,239. Her employer withheld $14,077 in federal income tax from her paychecks throughout the year. Using the tax tables, would Sheniqua receive a refund or would she be required to pay additional tax? What is the amount?

    Can cash flows be easily manipulated? Argue both sides.

    The Statement of Cash Flows Many users of the financial statements assert that the statement of cash flow is the most useful statement since companies preparing this statement cannot use creative accounting practices to create cash, and measures like free cash flow are used heavily in financial analysis. However, some oppone

    Textron Transfer Pricing

    Use information from the latest financial statement to compute operating leverage, ROI, EVA and another performance measure of Textron, www.textron.com Reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of these performance measures.