Multiple Choice, Question 65 Seasons Construction is constructing an office building under contract for Cannon Cafe. The contract calls for progress billings and payments of $620,000 each quarter. The total contract price is $7,440,000 and Seasons estimates total costs of $7,100,000. Seasons estimates that the building will t
Raw material purchases $ 176,000 Direct labor 255,000 Indirect labor 109,000 Selling and administrative salaries 133,000 Building depreciation* 80,000 Other selling and administrative expenses 195,000 Other factory costs 342,000 Sales revenue ($130 per unit) 1,495,000 *Seventy-five percent of the
Piscataway Plastics Company manufactures a highly specialized plastic that is used extensively in the automobile industry. The following data have been compiled for the month of June. Conversion activity occurs uniformly throughout the production process. Work in process, June 1 - 50,000 units: Direct mater
1. Work in Process, September 1 10,000 tons Units started during September ? tons Units completed during September 20,000 tons Work in process, September 30 4,000 tons 2. Work in process, February 1 12,200 kilograms Units started during February 2,6
Concord Inc. issues (sells) $100,000 of its 10-year, 8% bonds to yield 10% on January 1, Year 1. The bonds pay interest annually on December 31. The bonds were sold with a discount of $12,289. What is the bond carrying amount (book value) at the end of Year 1? Concord Inc. issues (sells) $100,000 of its 10-year, 8% bonds to y
A company has two major businesses that it operates. One business manufactures and sells unicycles for commercial use in circuses and so forth (total sales of $150M), and the other sells bicycles to the public (total sales of $20M). The unicycle business occupies 75,000 square feet of the manufacturing warehouse, and the bicycle
On November 15, 2009, Sandra Cook, a newly hired cost analyst at Demgren Company, was asked to predict overhead costs for the companyâ??s operations in 2010 when 510 unites are expected to be produced. She collected the following quarterly data: Quarter Production In Units Overhead Costs 1/06 76
1. What is an example of a criterion to evaluate an event's success? What tool would you use to measure this criterion? What other tools could be used to measure this criterion? How would an event planner utilize this information? 2. What types of information are obtained from an ROI evaluation? From what perspective does an
Valmont, Inc., experienced the following events in 2012, in its first year of operations. 1. Received $20,000 cash from the issue of common stock. 2. Performed services on account for $50,000. 3. Paid the utility expense of $12,500. 4. Collected $39,000 of the accounts receivable. 5. Recorded $9,000 of accrued sal
I would need assistance on the accounting exercise problems attached. 1. The common stock of Bugs & Thugs, Inc. is currently selling at $110 per share. The board decides to increase share volume prior to a new issue. The per share par value is $10; book value is $60 per share. 10m shares are outstanding and issued. a) Pro
1. A manufacturer of thermostats uses a kanban system to control the flow of materials. The packaging center processes 10 thermostats an hour and receives completed thermostats every 30 minutes. Containers hold 5 thermostats each. How many kanbans are needed for the packaging center? (Round your answer to 1 decimal place
2. Carlos Gonzales is production manager at an assembly plant that manufactures cordless telephones. The company is planning to install a pull system. The process is being planned to have a usage rate of fifty pieces per hour. Each container is designed to hold ten pieces. It takes an average of thirty minutes to complete a cyc
Explain some different ways that members succeed in gaining power and influence in the workplace. Assess and explain a time when you gained power and influence in your own workplace. How successful was it?
Consider the following: The Local Literacy Council provides 99% of its services through volunteer tutors and those tutors can be anything from housewives to college students to store clerks to accountants to attorneys. Under FASB could these donated services be recognized with a dollar value? How might that affect the financ
Let's talk about donated services. Clearly unique to nonprofits (well, I've never heard of anyone willingly donating their time and efforts to General Motors, but I guess it's possible) - What does FASB say about donated services? What do you think of the comment regarding the issue of the value of services being reliably measu
FASB has special rules for reporting on private health care organizations. And of course, if the health care organization is associated with government (as an SPE), then GASB rules. What are the similarities and differences in the accounting practices between the two? We've been discussing about the different standard settin
So we know that all three models (private, investor owned, and public schools) have distinctions on which a standards setting body provides their accounting rules. We also know that they all use accrual accounting (economic resource measurement focus). One of the reasons it is important to distinguish between them is knowing whi
Obtain the relevant authoritative literature on product financing arrangements using the FASB's Codification Research System. You might gain access at the FASB website (www.fasb.org). What is the specific citation that provides guidance for determining whether an arrangement involving the sale of inventory is in substance a
4. Clayton Company produces a single product. Last year, the company's variable production costs totaled $8,000 and its fixed manufacturing overhead costs totaled $4,800. The company produced 4,000 units during the year and sold 3,600 units. Assuming no units in the beginning inventory: A) under variable costing, the units i
1. Sam and Denny's ice cream shop charges $1.7 for a cone. Variable expenses are $0.34 per cone, and fixed costs total $2,200 per month. A "sweetheart"promotion is being planned for the second week of February. During this week, a person buying a cone at the regular price would receive a free cone for a friend. It is estimated
Ottawa Corporation owns machinery that cost $20,000 when purchased on July 1, 2007. Depreciation has been recorded at a rate of $2,400 per year, resulting in a balance in accumulated depreciation of $8,400 at December 31, 2010. The machinery is sold on September 1, 2011, for $10,500. Prepare journal entries to (a) update d
Quantum Technology had $640,000 of retained earnings on December 31, 2010. The company paid common dividends of $30,000 in 2010 and had retained earnings of $500,000 on December 31, 2009. How much did Quantum Technology earn during 2010 and what would earnings per share be if 40,000 shares of common stock outstanding?
Collegiate Products produces and sells padded stadium seats emblazoned with a university logo. The company has the capacity to produce as many as 6,000 seats per month but consistently averages much less. When 4,500 seats are produced, each seat has $5 of variable costs and $2 of fixed overhead costs allocated to it. The seats typically sell for $25 each. The company has been approached by a small college who wishes to purchase 500 seats for special alumni at a price of $5 per seat. If the special order weres accepted, net income would be?
Collegiate Products produces and sells padded stadium seats emblazoned with a university logo. The company has the capacity to produce as many as 6,000 seats per month but consistently averages much less. When 4,500 seats are produced, each seat has $5 of variable costs and $2 of fixed overhead costs allocated to it. The seats t
1. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis or Break-even Analysis Blue Ridge Ski Resort produces a variety of snow skis. Snow skis are produced in large batches and 10 batches are produced per year. The company's controller has recently implemented an activity-based costing (ABC) system. The following information is also available: Averag
Why might investment strategies designed to avoid taxes contradict the principles of efficient diversification? Please discuss in detail and provide 2 quality references.
1 Crabtree Inc. produces two types of products -Ã? Gizmos and Gadgets. The following information is available related to each product: Gizmos Gadgets Sales price per unit $80 $50 Variable costs per unit 36 22 Three-fourths of the products sold are Gizmo
Assuming the following ratios are constant, what is the sustainable growth rate? Total Assets/sales 1.0 Net income/sales .1 Debt/equity .3 Dividends/net income .4
The expected return for the asset shown in the following table is 18.75%. If the return distribution for the asset is described as below, what is the standard deviation for the asset's returns? Return Probability .10 .25 .20
Why are research and development costs expensed? Is this consistent with how other similar costs are handled? Explain why or why not. Should research and development costs be expensed? Explain why or why not.
If a company's net income is increasing, but its cash flows from operating activities are decreasing, a possible cause is that the company is 1. making substantial expenditures on new equipment 2. using substantial amounts of cash to pay off its loans 3. increasing its inventory at a faster rate than its sales revenu