ABC Company has the following items in its audited financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2011. (i) Freehold land costing $100 million is revalued to $150 million. For tax purposes, there is no depreciation. Gain or losses on disposal of land at the revalued amount will be taxable. (ii) A machine cost $200 millio
Assume that you are offering a freelance pizza delivery service for local pizza stores that do not have their own delivery service. Based on the going rate for pizza in your market area and the geographic market you plan to cover, create a breakeven analysis for your new business. You are free to negotiate a percentage of the fo
Increasingly, employees are being allowed to choose benefit packages from a menu of items. For instance, workers may be given a package of benefits that includes basic and optional items. Basics might include modest medical coverage, life insurance equal to a year's salary, vacation time based on length of service, and some retirement pay. But then employees can use credits to choose among such additional benefits as full medical coverage, dental and eye care, more vacation time, additional disability income, and higher company payments to the retirement fund. Using the theory of consumer behavior, how do you think flexible benefit packages would affect an employee's preference between higher wages and more benefits?
Increasingly, employees are being allowed to choose benefit packages from a menu of items. For instance, workers may be given a package of benefits that includes basic and optional items. Basics might include modest medical coverage, life insurance equal to a year's salary, vacation time based on length of service, and some reti
See attached file. Darius Company operating budget for October had anticipated pretax operating income of $75,000. Drew Mackenzie, Dariusas general manager, was therefore disappointed when, in early November, Dariusas controller gave him a report showing that only $3,000 of operating income had been earned in October (see Exh
Distributing a bonus pool Four broad approaches to distributing the proceeds of a bonus pool in a profit- sharing plan are listed below: 1. Each person's share is based on salary 2. Each person receives an equal share 3. Each person's share is based on position in the organization (larger payments to people at higher le
Please compare and contrast the FASB and the GASB. Provide references .
Allison's Engines -- the month, the following events occurred: Materials costing $6,500 were purchased on account. Direct materials costing $3,000 were placed in process. A total of 380 direct labor hours was charged to individual jobs at a rate of $15 per hour. Overhead costs for the month of January were as follow:
New machinery was installed to replace a number of employees, who were paid an extra month's wages and dismissed. This amount was added to the cost of the machinery. Discuss the propriety of the charge. If it was improper, describe the proper treatment.
Yellow Industries decides to price delivery service according to the results of a recent activity-based costing (ABC) study. The study indicates Yellow should charge $8 per order, 2% of the order's value for general delivery costs, $1.25 per item, and $30 for delivery. A year later, Yellow collected the following information fo
What are the differences between Absorption Costing Versus Variable Costing? Give an explanation and a complete example.
The following data are for the two products produced by Aplan Company. Product A Product B Direct materials $ 15 per unit $ 24 per unit Direct labor hours 0.3 DLH per unit 1.6 DLH per unit Machine hours 0.1 MH per unit 1.2 MH per unit Batches 125 batches 225 batches Volume 10,000 units 2,000 units Engineering modificat
Aunt Ethel's Fancy Cookie Company manufactures and sells three flavors of cookies: Macaroon, Sugar, and Buttercream. The batch size for the cookies is limited to 1,000 cookies based on the size of the ovens and cookie molds owned by the company. Macaroon Sugar Buttercream Projected sales in units
The median is often a better representative of the central value of a data set when the data set: A. Is Bimodal B. Is highly skewed C. Has a high standard deviation. D. Has no outliers.
In the following table are demand and cost data for a pure monopolist. Complete the table by filling in the columns for total revenue, marginal revenue, and marginal cost. Answer these three questions: (a) What output will the monopolist produce? (b) What price will the monopolist charge? (c) What total prof
See attached file. E17-27 Cost of production Report: No beginning inventories Oregon Paper Company produces newsprint paper through a special recycling process using scrap paper products. Production and cost data for October 2009, the first month of operations for the company's new Portland plant, follow: Units of prod
On Cursor Corporation's balance sheet, a large tract of company-owned land is reported at its original cost of $50,000. The owner of the company is upset, because he thinks the land's true value is ten times that amount. He fears the low-cost figure may hurt the company as it tries to raise additional capital in the future. The
Scenario: SLL has a partner, Dick, who is involved in a nasty divorce. This partner's soon-to-be former wife Georgia had a very successful company. He feels his wife is trying to hide income from him. Dick asks you if a forensic accountant would be helpful in this situation. Report on the following: You do some research
Norr and Caylor established a partnership on January 1, 2010. Norr invested cash of $100,000 and Caylor invested $30,000 in cash and equipment with a book value of $40,000 and fair value of $50,000. For both partners, the beginning capital balance was to equal the initial investment. Norr and Caylor agreed to the following proce
See the attachment. Benson, Inc. produces three separate products from a common process costing $100,000. Each of the products can be sold at the split-off point or can be processed further and then sold for a higher price. Shown below are cost and selling price data for a recent period. Sales Value at Split-off Point C
M17-14 Classification of products and Periods Costs Classify the following costs incurred by a manufacturer of golf clubs as product costs or period costs. Also classify the product costs as direct materials, or conversion costs. a. Depreciation on computer in president's office b. Salaries of legal staff c. Graphite sh
Case Study 1 - Internet Start-up Company Plutonium was an Internet start-up company founded in 1988 at the beginning of the technology boom. One of the largest problems for Plutonium was developing the technological systems necessary to support the rapidly expanding user base. Furthermore, due to rapid expansion in the recen
Identify one category of evidence accumulated during a fraud investigation, and explain what types of items are classified as such. How does the forensic accountant work with the type of evidence you selected? Identify a challenge the accountant faces in dealing with this evidence during the investigation process.
1. Rodney Company's December 31 year-end financial statements contained the following errors: December 31, 2010 December 31, 2011 Ending inventory .......... $4,000 understated $3,600 overstated Depreciation expense ...... 800 understated -- An insurance premium of $3,600 was prepaid in 2010 covering the years 2010,
19-2 (One Temporary Difference, Tracked for 4 Years, One Permanent Difference, Change in Rate) The pretax financial income of Parker-Gregory Company differs from its taxable income throughout each of 4 years as follows. Pretax Taxable Year Financial Income Income Tax Rate 2007 28
E 12-13 Explain why the senior managers at Quantum have an incentive to overinvest: Explain why senior managers at Aquafinn have incentive to underinvest: P 12-16 Suggest a transfer price for the fabric assuming that the Fabric Division is operating at only 60% capacity due to a surge in popularity of easy care fabri
I have this problem for a practice exam, and am stumped. For the corporation's basis of $40,000, since corporations don't get stepped-up basis, however I am not sure if that is right. Parts b-d I really don't have a clue (was eric's basis $100,000 or $125,000?), and would appreciate help from a qualified professional. Probl
Please see attachment for better formatting. AE10-7 The following financial data were reported by Mac Company for 2007 and 2008 ($ in millions). MAC COMPANY Balance Sheets (partial) 2008 2007 Current assets Cash and cash equivalents $2,406 $1,799 Accounts receivable, net 3,824 3,349 Inventories
24. Fehr Co. purchased a patent from Wells Co. for $180,000 on July 1, 2005. Expenditures of $51,000 for successful litigation in defense of the patent were paid on July 1, 2008. Fehr estimates that the useful life of the patent will be 20 years from the date Directions: Prepare a computation of the carrying value
Drake Electronics manufactures a number of electronic devices. The company got its start during World War II by manufacturing radio communications equipment for the military. However, today one of their major products is a liquid crystal display (LCD). Their LCDs are used in a variety of applications, including cockpit displays.
Visit the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Web site and read a short introduction on Joseph T. Wells (http://www.acfe.com). (Hint: He was not only the founder but is listed as an instructor.) a. What is Well's background before becoming chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners? What major aspects of h