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Glen recently graduated with and MBA, passed the CMA exam

1. Glen recently graduated with and MBA, passed the CMA exam and received a CMA certificate, and took a job with a large corporation as a cost analyst reporting to the manager of a production line. Glen submitted his first overhead budget, and his manager has asked him to revise his estimated factory overhead rate by increasing

Overhead Variances Assignment

1. Crystal Glassware Company has the following standards and flexible budget data. Standard variable overhead rate................. $6.00 per direct labor hour Standard quantity of direct labor................2 hours per unit of output Budgeted fixed overhead........................$100,000 Budgeted output...................

Tax strategies for individual investments and planning

1. Generally, tax strategies operate in two time frames - now and later. " Now" refers to the twelve months of the current tax year. "Later" refers to the long-range tax strategies that benefit taxpayer future. This includes maximizing the tax-deferred savings offered by a qualified retirement plan, such as a 401(k). One strat

Key Statistics on Pfizer

Please help with the following problem regarding key statistics on Pfizer. Provide at least 300 words in your answer. Pfizer's book value per share is $11.71 but it's trading at almost twice that amount. Why are they different? See the following link before answering the question. http://finance.yahoo.com/q/ks?s=PFE+Key

Using the DuPont Model to Compute ROI

Please help answer the following problems. Using the DuPont model, perform ROI analysis for the following: a. Firm D has net income of $83,700, sales of $2,790,000, and average total assets of $1,395,000. Calculate the firm's margin, turnover, and ROI. b. Firm E has net income of $150,000, sales of $2,500,000, and ROI

Principles for Recognizing Unusual and Suspicious Transactions

KYC procedures are the underlying principles for recognizing unusual and suspicious transactions or instructions. These transactions or instructions would be inconsistent with a normal customer's transactions or attitudes. Describe what constitutes "suspicious activity" for a bank customer and a corporate customer. Describ

Performance Report

Banner Inc.bases its variable overhead performance report on the actual direct labor hours of the period. Data concerning the most recent year that ended on Dec. 31 are as follows: Budgeted direct labor hours 12,000 Actual direct labor hours 13,500 Standard direct laabor hou

Determining the amount of material needed

Sally Corporation is in the process of preparing its annual budget. The following beginning and ending inventory levels are planned for the year. Finished goods - 20,000 units at the beginning of the period and 70,000 units at the end. Raw Materials - 50,000 grams at the beginning of the period and 40,000 grams at the end

Bo Company makes collections on sales according

3. Bo Company makes collections on sales according to the following schedule: 30% in the month of sale 60% in the month following sale 8% in the second month following sale The following sales are expected: $100,000 in January, $120,000 in February, and $110,000 in March. Cash collections in March should be budge

Amount of overhead cost & ABC

2. Winston Corporation's activity-based costing system has three activity cost pools-Fabricating, Setting Up, and Other. Costs in the Fabricating cost pool are assigned to products based on machine-hours (MHs) and costs in the Setting Up cost pool are assigned to products based on the number of batches. Costs in the Other cost p

gross profit method for Astaire Company

(Gross Profit Method) Astaire Company uses the gross profit method to estimate inventory for monthly reporting purposes. Presented below is information for the month of May. Inventory, May 1 $203,200 Purchases (gross) 812,800 Freight-in 38,100 Sales 1,270,000 Sales returns 88,900 Purchase discounts 15,240

Integrated Potato Chips problem#31 what payments will you receive?

Integrated Potato Chips paid a $1.70 per share dividend yesterday. You expect the dividend to grow steadily at a rate of 5% per year. a. What is the expected dividend in each of the next 3 years? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) Expected Dividend Year 1

Calculate bond prices at 4, 8 and 30 years

Consider three bonds with 6.5% coupon rates, all selling at face value. The short-term bond has a maturity of 4 years, the intermediate-term bond has maturity 8 years, and the long-term bond has maturity 30 years. a. What will be the price of each bond if their yields increase to 7.5%? (Do not round intermediate calculations

You mentioned that the FASB is trying to transition to one

You mentioned that the FASB is trying to transition to one set of international financial standards. Do you believe it is possible to have on set of standards? What challenges do you see? What are some examples of non-authoritative sources?

H.22 In a computerized information system, automated equipment controls or hardware controls are designed to a. Arrange data in a logical sequential manner for processing purposes. b. Correct errors in the computer programs. c. Monitor and detect errors in source documents. d. Detect and control errors arising from use of equipment. H.23 A good example of application (user) computer software is a. Payroll processing program. b. Operating system program. c. Data management system software. d. Utility program. H.24 Which of the following would lessen internal control in a computer system? a. The computer librarian maintains custody of computer program instructions and detailed lists. b. Computer operators have access to operator instructions and detailed program lists. c. The control group is solely responsible for the distribution of all computer output. d. Computer programmers write and debug programs that perform routines designed by the systems analyst. H.25 Which of the following is true with respect to fraud risk factors in an electronic environment? a. Employees are more intelligent in an electronic environment. b. Auditors cannot audit the information system during the year. c. Larger dollar amounts are involved in an electronic environment. d. Employees have greater access to information systems and computer resources in an electronic environment. H.26 A procedural control used in the management of a computer center to minimize the possibility of data or program file destruction through operator error includes a. Control figures. b. Crossfooting tests. c. Limit checks. d. External labels. H.27 An auditor would most likely use computer-assisted audit tools and techniques (CAATTs) to a. Make copies of client data files for controlled reprocessing. b. Construct a parallel simulation to test the client's computer controls. c. Perform tests of a client's hardware controls. d. Test the operating effectiveness of a client's password access control. H.28 Which of the following client computer systems generally can be audited without examining or directly testing the computer programs of the system? a. A system that performs relatively uncomplicated processes and produces detailed output. b. A system that affects a number of master files and produces a limited output. c. A system that updates a few master files and produces no other printed output than final balances. d. A system that performs relatively complicated processing and produces very little detailed output. H.29 The client's computerized exception reporting system helps an auditor to conduct a more efficient audit because it a. Condenses data significantly. b. Highlights abnormal conditions. c. Decreases the tests of computer control requirements. d. Is an efficient computer input control. H.30 An auditor will use the test data method to gain certain assurances with respect to a. Input data. b. Machine capacity. c. Control procedures contained within the program. d. General control procedures. H.31 Assume an auditor estimates that 10,000 cash disbursement checks were issued during the accounting period. If a computer application control, which performs a limit check for each check request, is to be subjected to the auditor's test data approach, the sample should include a. Approximately 1,000 test items. b. A number of test items determined by the auditor to be sufficient under the circumstances. c. All of the transactions. d. One transaction.

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Greenville Products Inc: Prepare a schedule of Costs of Good

Your schedule and statement must be in proper form - this means they should look like they would in an annual report - and not in a spread sheet or a work sheet. Individual overheads should be listed rather than just a total being given. Greenville Products Inc. is a manufacturing firm. The company's inventory balances were

The advantages and disadvantages of harmonizing accounting standards were summarized in this weeks readings. Expand on these advantages and disadvantages (Hint: You may wish to consult John N. Turner, "International Harmonization: A Professional Goal," Journal of Accountancy (January 1983): 58-59 and Richard Goeltz, "International Accounting Harmonization: The impossible (and Unnecessary?) Dream," Accounting Horizons (March 1991), 85-88)

Briefly explain: The advantages and disadvantages of harmonizing accounting standards were summarized in this weeks readings. Expand on these advantages and disadvantages (Hint: You may wish to consult John N. Turner, "International Harmonization: A Professional Goal," Journal of Accountancy (January 1983): 58-59 and Richa

TaxatiClifford Johnson has a limited partnership investment and a rental condominium. Clifford actively manages the rental condominium. During 2009, his share of the loss from the limited partnership was $12,000, and his loss from the rental condo was $16,000. Assuming Clifford's modified adjusted gross income is $120,000 for 2009, complete Form 8582.

Where to start with this problem: Once I know what information to look for or where to go, I can figure it out. Here is the problem: Clifford Johnson has a limited partnership investment and a rental condominium. Clifford actively manages the rental condominium. During 2009, his share of the loss from the limited partnersh

FASB

Briefly discribe the following The FASB ASC is now the sole authoritative source of all U.S. GAAP. a. What are the major goals of the FASB ASC? b. How is the FASB ASC expected to improve the practice of accounting? c. What literature is now contained in the FASB ASC? d. What should an accountant do if the guidance for

Key rate duration of portfolio

1a- A bond portfolio consists of the following debt securities: Bond 1: 3-year, zero-coupon note; $1,200,000 holdings Bond 2: 7-year, zero-coupon note; $1,500,000 holdings Bond 3: 10-year, zero-coupon note; $1,650,000 holdings Bond 4: 25-year, zero-coupon bond; $1,000,000 holdings The key rate duration of the portfolio is

Andre has asked you to evaluate his business, Andre's Hair Styling. Andre has five barbers working for him. (Andre is not one of them.) Each barber is paid $9.90 per hour and works a 40-hour week and a 50-week year, regardless of the number of haircuts. Rent and other fixed expenses are $1,750 per month. Hair shampoo used on all clients is .40 per client. Assume that the only service performed is the giving of haircuts (including shampoo), the unit price of which is $12. Andre has asked you to find the following information. Find the contribution margin per haircut. Assume that the barbers' compensation is a fixed cost. Show calculations to support your answer. Determine the annual break-even point, in number of haircuts. Support your answer with an appropriate explanation. Show calculations to support your answer. What will be the operating income if 20,000 haircuts are performed? Show calculations to support your answer. Suppose Andre revises the compensation method. The barbers will receive $4 per hour plus $6 for each haircut. What is the new contribution margin per haircut? What is the annual break-even point (in number of haircuts)? Show calculations to support your answer

Andre has asked you to evaluate his business, Andre's Hair Styling. Andre has five barbers working for him. (Andre is not one of them.) Each barber is paid $9.90 per hour and works a 40-hour week and a 50-week year, regardless of the number of haircuts. Rent and other fixed expenses are $1,750 per month. Hair shampoo used on all

Dwayne owns 50% of the stock of Tangerine (a C corporation)

Dwayne owns 50% of the stock of Tangerine (a C corporation) and 50% of the stock of Heron Corporation (an S corporation), each of which incurs an operating loss of $80,000 during 2011. Neither corporation pays any dividends during the year. Discuss Dwayne's tax consequences.