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Internal Controls and Cash Reconciliations

C 7 - Internal Control & Cash 1. Which one of the following is NOT a main purpose of internal control? a. Safeguard a company's assets from employee theft and unauthorized use. b. Enhance the accuracy and reliability of a company's accounting records. c. Prevent insider trading 2. Which one of the following is NOT a r

Amount of Cash Dividends Declared During the Year

6. Ace Company's retained earnings account on 1.1.11 was a debit balance of $10,000. During 2012, the company had a net income of $50,000. The 1.1.12 balance of the account was $20,000. What amount of cash dividends was declared during the year? See the attached file.

Determining Total Assets: Perez Company

The total assets of Perez Company were $1,950,000 at the beginning of the year and $1,830,000 at the end of the year. The company reported net income of $225,000 and interest expense of $30,000 during the year. The company's income tax rate was 30%. What was the company's return on total assets for the year? How may this inform

Accounts Receivable Balance Problem

Please help with the following problem. Please provide step by step calculations. Sinatra Company reported $540,000 in sales on account last year. The company's accounts receivable balance increased from $30,000 at the beginning of the year to $54,000 at the end of the year. What was the company's average collection period (

An election is being held to fill three seats on the board

An election is being held to fill three seats on the board of directors of a firm in which you hold stock. The company has 5,800 shares outstanding. If the election is conducted under cumulative voting and you own 300 shares, how many more shares must you buy to be assured of earning a seat on the board?

Accounting Information System Replacement

A publicly traded company needs to replace its accounting information system (AIS) within the next 18 months. The company has funding and resources to handle the replacement, so cost is not a concern. The company has several choices: a. Purchase an off-the shelf accounting system from Oracle (PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial

Winnepeg Corporation Operating Assets

Winnepeg Corporation is concerned about managing its operating assets and liabilities efficiently. Inventories have an average age of 110 days, and accounts receivable have an average age of 50 days. Accounts payable are paid approximately 40 days after they arise. The firm has annual sales of $36 million, its cost of goods sold

Zero Balance Account

Carbide Corporation is examining its operating cash management. One of the options the firm is considering is a zero-balance account (ZBA). The firm's bank is offering a ZBA with monthly charges of $1,500, and the bank estimates that the firm can expect to earn 8% on its short-term investments. Determine the minimum average

Managerial Accounting

Describe the role of managerial accounting in your current or former place of business.

NPC Overhead variances

NPC developed its overhead application rate from the annual budget. The budget is based on an expected total output of 720,000 units requiring 3,600,000 machine hours. The company is able to schedule production uniformly throughout the year. A total of 66,000 units requiring 315,000 machine hours were produced during May. Actua

Madisen Company, net cash flow, others

Investing transactions that do not directly and immediately affect cash are: included in the statement of cash flows. not reported anywhere in the financial statements reported separately on a supplemental schedule to the statement of cash flows. reported separately on the balance sheet. The FASB decided that the al

Discusing Transparency and Disclosure

Transparency and Disclosure: A company's overall policy for controlling and disseminating inside information must meet the standards for transparency and disclosure. However, if a company is in a highly competitive industry "where it has a close rival competing on price, quality, and service". (1) What would the company's sp

Indicate to which account Jupiter would debit each of the costs.

Jupiter Company incurred the following costs. 1. Sales tax on factory machinery purchased $ 5,000 2. Painting of and lettering on truck immediately upon purchase 700 3. Cost of paving parking lot for new building constructed 17,900 4. Real estate broker's commission on land purchased 3,500 5. Insurance premium paid for fi

4 questions (Multiple choice)

11) Company A's revenues are $300 on invested capital of $240. Expenses are currently 70% of sales. If Angelo Company can reduce its capital investment by 20% in Company A, return on investment will be _____. A. 75% B. 93.75% C. 18.75% D. 46.88% 12) When the variable costing method is used, fixed factory overhea

Choosing Business-Segment Disclosures

Choosing Business-Segment Disclosures What factors are considered when a firm chooses segmental information disclosures? Consider the article "Cola Wars: Going Global" (Cespedes, 2009). Next, using outside sources that you may seek and your professional experience, concisely answering the following questions: (A7.1) If you we

Tax: Assess reasonable compensation in six different scenarios.

Whether compensation paid to a corporate employees is reasonable is a question of fact to be determined from the surrounding circumstances. How would the resolutions of this problem be affected by each of the following factors? a. The employee owns no stock but is the mother in law of the sole shareholder. b. The shareholde

In determining Blue Corporations current E &P for 2011

In determining Blue Corporations current E &P for 2011, how should taxable income be adjusted as a resullt of the following transactions? a. A captiol loss carryover from 2010, fully used in 2011. b. Nondeductible meal expenses in 2011. c. Interest on municipal bonds received in 2011. d. Nondeductible lobbying expenses i

Positive or Adverse Affects - MBA Accounting

Give two examples of how management of a(n) organization(s) has instituted control processes that appear to be adversely affecting the organization(s). Give two examples of how management of a(n) organization(s) has instituted control processes that appear to be contributing to the overall well-being of the organization.

Nepomuzeno, Inc. Temporary Permanent Differences, Deferred

1. The records of Nepomuzeno, Inc. provided the following information 2012 2013 2014 2015 Pretax income 90,000 92,000 95,000 98,000 Taxable income 63,000 101,000 104,000 107,000 Income Tax rate 30% for all years The above amounts include only two temporary differences;

Computing Least Squares Regression Estimates

MCA handles several daily commuter flights. The budget officer compiled the following data regarding airport costs and activity over the past years: Month Flights originating at MCA (000) Airport cost January....................................11............................................

Calculating a Manager's Bonus

Please help with the following problem. A divisional manager receives a bonus based on 10% of the residual income from the division. During the current year, the division reported revenues of $1,000,000 and expenses of $500,000. The division had $2,000,000 in average operating assets. The minimum required rate of return for

The following data are available for the Northwestern Division of Dempsey, Inc. and the single product it makes. Average operating assets $3,000,000 Annual fixed costs 560,000 Unit selling price 40 Variable cost per unit 24 How many units must the division sell each year to achieve an ROI of 16%?

1. The following data are available for the Northwestern Division of Dempsey, Inc. and the single product it makes. Average operating assets $3,000,000 Annual fixed costs 560,000 Unit selling price 40 Variable cost per unit 24 How many units must the division sell each year to achieve an ROI of 16%?

P9-48 Philips Company CASH RECEIPT

Problem 9-48 The Philips Company is preparing a cash receipts schedule for the first quarter of 2005. Sales for November and December 2004 are expected to be $33,000 and $55,000, respectively. Budgeted sales for the first quarter of 2005 are presented here. The Philips Company Sales Budget For Quarter Ended March 31, 2005

Tellco, Inc. - Calculate ROI

Early in January 2010, Tellco, Inc. acquired a new machine and incurred $100,000 of interest, installation , and overhead costs that should have been capitalized but were expensed. The company earned net operating income of $1,000,000 on average total assets of $8,000,000 for 2010. Assume that the total cost of the new machine w

Variable Costing

Hughes Satellite Corp. manufactures satellite dishes used in residential and commercial applications. For each unit the following costs apply: $50 for direct materials, $100 for direct labor, and $60 for variable overhead. The company's annual fixed overhead cost is $750,000; it uses expected capacity of 12,500 units produce