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Eldon Engine: Make or buy decision, maximum amount of contribution

1. Eldon Engine, Inc., produces engines for the watercraft industry. An outside manufacturer has offered to supply several component parts used in the engine assemblies, which are currently being produced by Eldon. The supplier will charge Eldon $620 per engine for the set of parts. Eldon's current costs for those part sets are

Perverse Affects of Performance Measures

There is often more than one way to improve a performance measure. Unfortunately, some of the actions taken by managers to make their performance look better may actually harm the organization. For example, suppose the marketing department is held responsible only for increasing the performance measure "total revenues," Increase

type of Business entity: Which would be best for this Alice and Bill?

Alice and Bill plan to go into business together. They anticipate losses in the first two or three years, which they would like to use to offset income from other sources. They also are concerned about exposing their personal assets to business liabilities. Advise Alice and Bill as to what business form would best meet their

Methods of depreciation, lowest net income, computerized systems, uniformity

1. Why do we have different methods of depreciation that a company can use? 2. Which accounting method provides the lowest net income? 3. Will computerized systems allow you to enter a transaction out of balance? 4. Why is it important to have some uniformity in financial statements? Please include references for the a

Estimating Variable and Fixed Costs

Utility costs at one of Dwayne Corporation's factories are listed below: Machine Hours Utility Cost February 4.221 $ 39.308 March 4.268 39.573 April 4.234 39.392 May

What are fixed costs? Calculate gross margin and total direct manufacturing cost

Highlight the items which are classified as fixed cost? - Depreciation of assembly line facilities at ford - Shipping costs from an Amazon distribution center - The cost of hardware installed on sailboats - Recurring advertising costs by a physician's office - Wages paid to temporary personnel - Insurance on factory assemb

Random Questions

Which of the following statements is not true regarding the goal of financial management? The goal of maximizing the value per share of existing stock is relevant to all organizations. A way of aligning management goals to shareholder's interest is to tie managerial compensation to the market value of the firm

Characteristics of Each Business Entity

1. Prepare a summary of what you consider to be the TOP 5 major characteristics of each type of business entity. 2. Prepare a summary isolating what you think are the TOP 5 differences between any of the business entities.

Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Accounts Payable Increase

Below is all necessary information needed to answer my following questions. Recently completed 2009 operations. For the year, (1) all sales are credit sales, (2) all credits to Accounts Receivable reflect cash receipts from customers, (3) all purchases of inventory are on credit, (4) all debits to Accounts Payable reflect cash

An Examination of the Tax Consequences of Travel Expenses

Marilyn, a business executive who lives and works in Cleveland, accepts a temporary out-of-town assignment in Atlanta for a period of ten months. Marilyn leaves her husband and children in Cleveland and rents an apartment in Atlanta during the ten-month period. Marilyn incurs the following expenses, none of which are reimburs

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4. Mercer has three product lines in its retail stores: books, videos, and music. Results of the fourth quarter are presented below: Books Music Videos Total Units sold 1,000 2,000 2,000 5,000 Revenue $22,000 $40,000 $23,000 $85,000 Variable departmental costs 17,000 22,000 12,000 51,000 Direct fixed c

Coyle Comp.: Make or Buy the Component Part

See the attached file. 3. Coyle Company manufactured 6,000 units of a component part that is used in its product and incurred the following costs: Direct materials $35,000 Direct labor 15,000 Variable manufacturing overhead 10,000 Fixed manufacturing overhead 20,000 $80,000 Another company has offered to sell

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2. Badden Company needs a cash budget for the month of April, 2006. The company's controller has provided you with the following information and assumptions: a. The April 1, 2006 cash balance is expected to be $11,000. b. All sales are on account. Credit sales are collected over a three-month period--50 percent in the month of

Tax Questions

1. Tom and Linda are married taxpayers who file a joint return. They have itemized deductions of $11,750 and four exemptions. Assuming an adjusted gross income of $40,000, what is their taxable income for 2010? 2. Compute Marie's taxable income for 2010, assuming she is single and claims two dependent children. Her adjuste

Detailed Managerial Accounting Equations

Please help with questions in the following attachment. 1. Company A begins business this year making airplane propellers. At the end of 2005, 750,000 lbs. of raw materials has been with 400,000 propellers produced. The total value of these propellers was $450,000. The material costs were $200,000 with the rest being co

Split off Point and Estimated Net Realizable Value

See attached. Split off Point and Estimated net realizable value Raw materials are put into production in Department X, and at the end of processing in this department, 3 products appear. Product A is sold at the split-off point with no further processing. Products B and C require further proces

Accounting Terminology

Explain the accounting issues and methods for the following: 1. cash, inventory, and accounts receivable. Include a discussion for how inventory costing assumptions influence the resulting accounting numbers. 2. buildings and equipment. Include a discussion for how the depreciation schedule chosen influences the resulti

Basic Accounting Problem: Horizontal Analysis

See attached file for clarity. Following is a comparative balance sheet for WorldView International Corporation: WorldView International Corporation Balance Sheet December 31, 2008 and 2007 2008 2007 Current assets Cash $ 10,000 $ 5,000 Short-

Accounting 4 - cost accounting

Explain why the answer is chosen: 13. The three sections of a statement of cost of goods manufactured include: a.variable expenses, contribution margin, fixed expenses. b. direct costs, indirect costs, operating profit. c. sales revenue, gross profit, selling and administrative expenses. d, raw material, direct la

Divergence in margins

National cereal manufacturers receive high margins for many of their cereals, often ranging from 60-75 percent. By contrast, the large retail grocery chains (Kroger, Safeway, etc.) that sell cereal make much smaller margins. What would explain this divergence in margins?

collecting accounting evidence

Which procedures for collecting accounting evidence have you used in your career? Explain how one of these procedures was used.

Accounting practice questions

1------The following infrmation is available for Hughes Co. 2010 2009 2008 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Net income $2,500 $1,700 $1,900 Ne