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Calculate variances for Healing Touch and Turow Trailers

1. Healing Touch manufactures massage chairs with the following standard cost structure: Standard Cost Sheet: Massage Chair Metal tubing ¨ 6 meters @ $3 $ 18.00 Leather 2 square meters @ $7 $ 14.00 Padding 3 kilograms @ $4 $ 12.00 Direct labor 4 hours @ $15 $ 60.00 Total standard cost $104.00 During th

Example of circumstances that changes ratios

Consider each of the following situations independently of each other. 1.Current ratio increases from one period to the next. 2.Accounts receivable turnover increases from one period to the next. 3.Accounts payable turnover increases from one period to the next. Question 1 Provide one example of when the underlyi

Gift tax Form 709 for Dale and Andrea Dixon

See the attached file in proper format GIFT TAX FORM 709 Dale C. and Andrea M. Dixon (Social Security numbers 123-45-6789 and 123-45-6788) live at 912 Mockingbird Lane, Pine Bluff, AR 71602. Both are active in real estate ventures and in the past have developed and owned numerous shopping centers in various parts of Arkans

current account detail, Waterford Wax Company

attached problem 1. The Waterford Wax Company had the following current account activity last year. Beginning Ending Beginning Ending Cash $ 160 $ 333 Accts Pay $722 $2,084 Accts Rec 1,875 3,810 Accruals $217 456 Inventory 438 2,676 Curr Assets $2,473 $6,819 Curr Liab. $939

Research two career paths you might consider as a profession within the accounting industry. Describe the education, professional development, license or certification, and experience requirements for the chosen path. Why would this be a suitable or unsuitable pursuit for your future?

Research two career paths you might consider as a profession within the accounting industry. Describe the education, professional development, license or certification, and experience requirements for the chosen path. Why would this be a suitable or unsuitable pursuit for your future?

Companies Activity Based Costing to Compute Costs

Question 1) A Company uses activity-based costing to compute the costs of her catered parties. Each party is limited to 20 guests and requires four people to serve and clean up. The company offers two types of parties,an afternoon picnic and an evening formal dinner. The break-down of the costs f

Business Tax Return and Training Materials for New Hires

See attached files. You and your colleagues at the firm have been asked to develop training materials for new hires on the preparation of tax returns for the corporation, using the tax return for your client company name, Peacock Tree Incorporated, as an example. To access Peacock Tree Incorporated information, and to comp

Lot-for-lot, economic order quantity, and least total cost

Please help with the following accounting problem: An item has a setup cost of $100 and a weekly holding cost of $0.50 per unit. Given the following net requirements, what should the lot sizes be using lot-for-lot (L4L), economic order quantity (EOQ) and least total cost (LTC)? Also, what is the total cost associated with eac

Tyco I'm Sure It's a Really Nice Shower Curtain - Sales Tax Evasion Case

See case here: https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&ved=0CHQQFjAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.transtutors.com%2FUploadAssignments%2F280706_2_Tyco--I-m-Sure-That-It-s-a-Really-Nice-Shower-Curtain-389-402p.pdf&ei=xrHYUcnVB_jG4AOHxYDYDg&usg=AFQjCNF2cmuv8iuoiLBY_RmIX8Kqr2iV6A&sig2=WyPvBBJElHyL0XCSaGhPKA Case St

Fixed Assets capitalisation-Yukio mishima, Adam,Richardson

* Yukio Mishima Industries acquired equipment this year to be used in its operations. The equipment was delivered by the suppliers, installed by Mishima, and placed into operation. Some of it was purchased for cash with discounts available for prompt payment. Some of it was purchased under long-term payment plans for which the i

Jay Manufacturing - Fixed Assets Case

Jay Manufacturing, Inc. began operations five years ago producing probos, a new type of instrument it hoped to sell to doctors, dentists, and hospitals. The demand for probos far exceeded initial expectations, and the company was unable to produce enough probos to meet that demand. The company was manufacturing probos on equipme

Cost accounting

1)The following transactions occurred in October at Pawnee Workshops, a custom manufacturer of furniture: 1. Purchased $16,000 of materials. 2. Issued $800 of supplies from materials inventory. 3. Purchased $11,200 of materials. 4. Paid for materials purchased in transaction (1) 5. Issued $13,000 in direct materials to the

Should we judge managers based on budgeted performance or past performance? Why?

Which s a better criterion for judging managers, budgeted performance or past performance? Why? Production managers and marketing managers historically mix like oil and water. Discuss how a budget can assist in reducing battles between these two areas (production and marketing). What specific considerations arise when bu

Eleven Accounting Questions

1. For the year ended December 31, 2010, Kurz Co. estimated its allowance for doubtful accounts using the year-end aging of accounts receivable. The following data are available: Allowance for doubtful accounts, 1/1/10 $37,000 Estimated uncollectible accounts during 2010 (1% on credit sales of $4,000,000) 40,000

Tax for Jane: pay down mortgage, sell jewelry, depreciate vehicle

I think that the fees would be better used for paying off our house and buying a new, bigger house that I've had my eye on. Does it make better tax sense for us to pay off the mortgage, sell the house, and buy a new house, or should we just use the money to buy the new house after selling the old house? Also, I sell handcraft

Milano Corporation: Calculate missing amounts and performace in each division

Milano Corporation has three operating divisions and requires a 12% rreturn on all investments. Selected information is presented here: a. Calculate the missing amounts for each division. b. Comment on the relative performance of each division. c. Provide an example to show how residual income improves decision making at

Tax Issues for Jane Smith - Mortgages and Income

Jane Smith I think that the fees would be better used for paying off our house and buying a new, bigger house that I've had my eye on. Does it make better tax sense for us to pay off the mortgage, sell the house, and buy a new house, or should we just use the money to buy the new house after selling the old house? Also, I se

Internal controls for accounts payable for Apollo Shoes

Explain appropriate controls for accounts payable. Do not just list internal controls explain appropriate controls for accounts payable based on the Apollo Shoes case. http://www.mhhe.com/business/accounting/louwers2e/apollo.html. Review board meeting minutes for AP.

Incremental analysis for a special order

See attachment. Gruner Company produces golf discs which it normally sells to retailers for $7.16 each. The cost of manufacturing 20,200 golf discs is: Materials $10,302 Labor 29,290 Variable overhead 20,402 Fixed overhead 39,592 Total $99,586 Gruner also incurs 8% sales commission ($0.57) on each disc sold.

Fundamentals of cost accounting - 3rd edition

5. Loin Cabinetry produces two models of home shelving, the Basic-Super and the Mega-Super. Data on operations and costs for November are: Required: Compute the predetermined overhead rate, assuming Loin Cabinetry uses: (a) Direct labor hours to allocate overhead costs (b) Direct labor costs to allocate overhead costs (c)

Fundamentals of cost accounting - 3rd edition

2. A company ran a regression analysis using direct labor hours as the independent variable and manufacturing overhead costs as the dependent variable. The results are summarized below: The company is planning to operate at a level that would require 12,000 direct labor hours per month in the upcoming year. Require

advantages and disadvantages of a partnership

What are the advantages and disadvantages of organizing a business as a partnership? Compare and contrast a general partnership and a limited partnership. Under what circumstances might you set up a partnership?

Accounting: Notes Receivable and Interest

1) OBX Mufflers accepted a five-month, 7.5% interest, $2,400 note from ABD Motors on June 1, 2008. The entire balance is payable at the note's maturity. What will be the total payment on October 31, 2008? 2) George Masonry accepted a four-month, 10% interest, $1,800 note from Earth Tones on July 1, 2008. The entire balanc