Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 200 words and include references. How do you think Accounting Standards and Activity Based Management will affect the accounting profession and the work accountants perform?
Scenario XYZ Corporation is a law firm in Spain. Started in 2007 with just 2 lawyers, the firm has now grown to 30 lawyers and 4 branches in Spain. The firm services mainly Small Medium Companies and walk-in retail clients. Their business has been doing well as they are known for their quality legal services at affordable
Your company has two service departments and two production departments. last year SD1 provided 60,000 hrs of service to SD2, 20,000 hrs service to PD1 and 40,000 hrs service to PD2. SD2 provided 30,000 hrs service to SD1, 10,000 hrs to PD1 and 40,000 hrs to PD2. Costs prior to allocation were $200,000 in SD1 and $200,000 in
Playing devil's advocate could you just not prepare financial information? Wouldn't it be advantageous to a company to not segregate the information with the hopes of maintaining a competitive advantage? Please explain if Pepsi is launching a new water product but they are in the infant stages of doing so wouldn't it be to
1) Accounting standard setting has been characterized as a political process. Discuss this proposition giving an example. 2) Briefly explain what is meant by a subsequent event. Give two examples of subsequent events. 3) Briefly explain why the income statement is referred to as a change statement. 4) You have recently been h
A company is doing very well, but the land the company owns is very valuable. A developer approaches the company and offers to purchase the land for $3 million. What are some tax issues relating to the potential disposition of the land for the company and the owners of the business? Does the type of entity through which the b
Allison, who is single, incurred $4,000 for unreimbursed employee expenses, $10,000 for mortgage interest and real estate taxes on her home, and $500 for investment counseling fees. Allison's AGI is $80,000. Allison's allowable deductions from AGI are (after limitations have been applied) A) $10,500. B) $12,900. C) $14,000.
Please help with the following problems. Rocky and Charlie form RC Partnership as equal partners. Rocky contributes $100,000 into RC while Charlie contributes real estate with a fair market value of $100,000. During the current year, RC earned net income of $600,000. The partnership distributes $200,000 to each partner. The
Mr. and Mrs. West's adjusted gross income was $90,000. During the current year they incurred and paid the following:
Mr. and Mrs. West's adjusted gross income was $90,000. During the current year they incurred and paid the following: Publications (unreimbursed and related to employment) $2,000 Tax return preparation fee 1,000 Dues to professional organizations 1,500 Fees for will preparation (no tax advice) 800 Life insurance premiums 1
Please help with the following problem. During the current tax year, Charlie Corporation generated gross income of $1,800,000 and had ordinary and necessary deductions of $1,300,000, resulting in taxable income of $500,000. If Charlie Corporation paid qualifying dividends of $200,000 to shareholders, all of whom are in the 2
Management Accounting plays an important role in most organizations yet it is often misunderstood by those not directly employed or involved with management accountants. Using the website below, discuss the role and responsibilities of the Management Accountant. http://www.imanet.org/ima_home.aspx
Oprah is starting Oprah's Poodle Parlor and is considering alternative organizational forms. She anticipates the business will earn $100,000 from operating before compensating her for her services and before charitable contributions. Oprah, who is single, has $3,000 of income from other sources and other itemized deductions of $
Sly and Jennifer are in the 33% tax bracket for ordinary income and the 15% bracket for capital gains. They have owned several blocks of stock for many years. They are considering the sale of two blocks of stock. The sale of one would produce a gain of $12,000 while the sale of the other would produce a loss of $18,000. For purp
Keenie Beenie Partners has gross operating revenue of $400,000, cost of sales of %150,000, employee salaries of $40,000, a $25,000 Section 179 expense deduction, $10,000 of other depreciation, interest income of $3,000, a $4,000 capital loss, and a $600 charitable contribution deduction. a. What are the partnership's bottom
Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. Select a type of fraud, and identify (1) the perpetrator of the fraud, (2) the victim of the fraud, and (3) provide an explanation of what the fraud entails. Also, identify one internal control that could be implemented to reduce or prevent t
1. Have the scandals of the early 2000s helped managers prioritize ethics? Explain. 2. Have we learned our lesson as a society? Explain. 3. Do we now have sufficient checks and balances in place to prevent the crises of the 1990s and early 2000s? Explain. 4. What else can be done to reduce the likelihood of unethical abuses?
Eastern Merchants shows the following information for its two divisions for year one. Eastern Western Revenue....................................1,200,000 3,800,000 Cost of sales................................769,500
Microelectronics is a large electronic firm with multiple divisions. The circuit board division manufactures circuit boards, which it sells externally and internally. The phone division assembles cellular phones and sells them to external customers. Both divisions are evaluated as profit centers. The firm has the policy of t
Acquatic Manufacturing uses a job order cost system in each of its three manufacturing departments. Manufacturing overhead is applied to jobs on the basis of direct labor cost in Department A, direct labor hours in Department B, and machine hours in Department C. In establishing the predetermined overhead rates for 2005 the
Stanley-Morgan Industries adopted a defined benefit pension plan on April 12, 20xx. The provisions of the plan were not made retroactive to prior years. A local bank, engaged as a trustee for the plan assets, expects plan assets to earn a 10% rate of return. A consulting firm, engaged as an actuary, recommends 6% as the appropriate discount rate. The service cost is $150,000 for 20xx and $200,000 for 20xz. Year-end funding is $160,000 for 20xx and $170,000 for 20xz. No assumptions or estimates were revised during 20xx. Required - Calculate each of the following amounts as of both December 31, 20xx and December 31, 20xz: 1.) Projected benefit obligation, 2.) Plan assets, 3.) pension expense, 4.) net pension asset or net pension liability
Stanley-Morgan Industries adopted a defined benefit pension plan on April 12, 20xx. The provisions of the plan were not made retroactive to prior years. A local bank, engaged as a trustee for the plan assets, expects plan assets to earn a 10% rate of return. A consulting firm, engaged as an actuary, recommends 6% as the appropri
The Ackert Company's last dividend was $1.55. The dividend growth rate is expected to be constant at 1.5% for 2 years, after which dividends are expected to grow at a rate of 8.0% forever. The firm's required return (rs) is 12.0%. What is the best estimate of the current stock price? a. $37.05 b. $38.16 c. $39.30 d. $40.48
Sounds Fine, Inc. manufactures two models of stereo speakers. Cost estimates for the two models for the coming year are as follows: Basic Model Advanced Model Direct Material ................... $160 $260 Direct Labo
What is the difference between the equilibrium price and the equilibrium quantity? What role does elasticity play?
Zinc inc. is considering the acquisition of a new processing line. The processor can be purchased for $3,750,000. It will cost $165,000 to ship and $85,250 to install the processor. A recently completed feasibility study that was performed at a cost of $65,000 indicated that the processor would produce a positive NPV. Studies ha
See attach file. SECOND, INC. HAD THE FOLLOWING STANDARD COST CARD FOR ITS PRODUCT A: DIRECT MATERIALS 2 LBS @ $4.00 PER POUND $ 8.00 DIRECT LABOR 4 HOURS @ $8.00 PER HOUR. 32.00 VARIABLE OVERHEAD 4 LABOR HOURS @ $5.00 PER LABOR HOUR 20.00 FIXED OVERHEAD 4 LABOR HOURS @ $6.00* PER LABOR
Community General Hospital has a Food Services Department that provides meals for all patients in the hospital. Budgeted and actual meals served for the month just ended are: Meals Served Budgeted Actual Pediatrics Department 31,
Hay's Corporation is continuing its budget preparations. Hay's had the following static budget and overhead costs for March. Hay's Corporation Hay's Corporation Manufacturing Overhead Budget (Static) Manufacturing Overhead Costs (Actual) For the Month of March For the Month of March Budgete
Hill Bicycle Manufacturing company currently produces the handlebars used in manufacturing its bicycles, which are high-quality racing bikes with limited sales. Hill produces and sells only 6,000 bikes per year. Due to the low volume of activity, Hill could buy the handlebars for $28 each; they cost $32 to make. The followin
Cause-and-Effect vs. Correlation Introduction: A cost function is a mathematical description of how costs change. An important issue in estimating a cost function is determining whether a cause-and-effect relationship exists between the level of activity and the costs related to that level of activity. Task(s): Expla
Background Information ? Capital budgeting and other types of relevant cost decisions attempt to quantify all of the inflows and outflows associated with choosing a particular course of action. However, sometimes firms fail to recognize some of the more obscure factors associated with these decisions. These factors are sometime