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Victoria Hair Salon - Throughout Contribution

Throughput contribution. Victoria Hair Salon styles hair in three operations—washing, cutting/setting, and drying—and charges $25 per styling. (Each styling is one "unit.") Victoria styles hair on a walk-in basis and does not take appointments; customers who face a wait walk across the street to another salon. Victoria's

IT Support Services and Seasonal Trends

Why and which seasonal period(s) might an IT support services system (help desk) need to be aware of? Limit yourself to one type of seasonal period that applies.

Helpdesk question

Why is it good or bad to operate an IT support services system (help desk) on a strictly, first-come, first-served basis?


1. The requirement of consolidated financial statements for parent and subsidiary companies has become a controversial issue in the field of international accounting. U.S. GAAP requires parent and subsidiary companies to report their information on a consolidated basis. However, under IAS 27 Consolidated and Separate Financial S

Fair Value Interest Rates

1. On January 1, 2011, Mason Manufacturing borrows $500,000 and uses the money to purchase corporate bonds for investment purposes. Interest rates were quite volatile that year and so were the fair values of Mason's bond investment (an asset) and loan (a liability): Fair Value 2011 Bond Investment Loa

Global Business Management

Your firm is considering to open a new factory via direct investment in Latin America and management is evaluating the specific country locations for this project. The pool of candidate countries has been narrowed to Honduras, Chile, and Mexico. Discuss the national differences in political economy between these three cou

overhead cost

4-19: Predetermined Overhead Rate; Applying Overhead; Underapplied or Overapplied Overhead Reston Company uses a job-order costing system. The company applies overhead cost to jobs on the basis of machine hours. For the current year, the company estimated that it would work 36,000 machine-hours and incurs $153,000 in manufac

Accounting for Contract using Percentage of Completion Method

Questions: Chicago contractors got  $5,400,000 contract to construct a school building for the City of Chicago. Work on this contract began in 2013 and the financial data pertaining to this contract is available here. Cost incurred till Dec.31, 2013                      $1,080,000 Billings made to Cit

The Dangerous Morality of Managing Earnings: 5 generalizations

After reading case , "The Dangerous Morality of Managing Earnings" I need help addressing the following elements: Discussion of the five generalizations from the findings in this study relating to managing earnings. Discussion of management's ability to manage earnings in the long-term given the operational manipulations dis

Securitization and Accounts Receivable

Securitization Kendall Corporation designs and manufactures sports cars. During the course of its business, Kendall generates substantial receivables from its customers. On July 1, 2011, to improve its cash flow, Kendall establishes a securitization entity (SE) and (1) transfers wit out recourse $20.5 million of its receiva

Aging Accounts Receivable & Imputed Interest

On December 31, 2011, Vale Company had an unadjusted credit balance of $1,000 in its Allowance for uncollectible accounts. An analysis of Vale's trade accounts receivable at that date revealed the following: Estimated Age Amount Uncollectible 0 - 30 days $60,000 5% 31 - 60 days 4,999

Journal entries for bad debts

1.) Journalize the following transaction using the direct write-off method of accounting for uncollectible receivables. July 01 Received $1,500 from Jane Zeeba in partial payment of the amount owed. The remaining balance of $3,500 was written off as uncollectible. Oct 15 Reinstated the account of Jane Zeeba and r

Accounting: Financial Statement Ratio Analysis

I am trying to analyse financial statements using published financial reports, the ones I know I will be facing in the real world compared to the exam type. I found one very challenging and too big. I have attached areas I want analysed, and I am asking for a detailed ratio analysis showing the relevant calculations and notes. I


The checkbook balance for MAP Consulting Services Co. on July 31, 2010 indicated a balance of $15,515.00. The bank statement for July indicated an ending balance of $15,245.00 as of July 31, 2010. Below are items for reconciliation to either the checkbook or the bank statement balance: A deposit of $17,636.00 had been made too

Accounting: Ratio Analysis (Vertical and Horizontal)

Using the 2005 and 2006 Statement of Financial Position (SFP) and the Statement of Earnings (SE) found on pages 465 and 466, complete a vertical analysis (common-sized statements) for both years and a horizontal analysis (trend) from 2005 to 2006. The documentation is attached as HCM Income statement

Cash Flow Statement Interrelationship

Discuss the interrelationship of the cash flow statement to the other financial statements. In your discussion comment and explain operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. What is the difference between an indirect and a direct cash flow statement? Which is GAAP?

Intl Acounting and Project Mgmt Accting

Application: IFRS vs. U.S. GAAP 1. In this week's Discussion, you studied revenue recognition standards and related accounting issues for companies operating in international markets. Due to the scope of international markets and the differences in IFRS and U.S. GAAP accounting standards, accountants are also challenged with i

Flexible & Static Budget: Green Pastures

Brief summary on situation, Green Pastures is a 400-acre farm on the outskirts of the Kentucky bluegrass, specializing in the boarding of broodmares and their foals. A recent economic downturn in the thoroughbred industry has led to a decline in breeding activities, and it has made the boarding business extremely competitive.

Financial advice

ABC Ltd. produces an MP3 player. The market for this product is increasing, and for this reason, ABC is planning to expand its production capacity. This plan requires new machinery and an increase in working capital that would be financed with borrowing. Complete the following: 1. What are the main sources of finance that

Angelo Diaz: Colorful Scarves

Angelo Diaz has decided to go into business selling colorful scarves which are popular among university students. He will operate the business out of a flea market, mostly on weekends. He is trying to get himself organized for the start of the first quarter. In order to do so, he will have to prepare a few budgets. Use the follo

S Corporation Distributions Reclassified as Salary

The IRS audited S. Johnson's tax returns for the 2010 through 2012 and classified the $260,000 of distributions as salary income for each year. What IRC is used to support the claim of the distribution as income based on the following facts and for the tax research memo? S. Johnson and K. Morrison, attorneys at law, formed

Myers Co: Types of dividends on assets, liab & equity accounts

Myers Company provides you with the following condensed balance sheet information. Assets Current assets 43,600 Equity investments (ABC stock; 10,290 shares at cost) 41,160 Equipment (net) 252,900 Intangibles 60,310 Total assets397,970 Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity Current and long-term liabilities10

Transfer Pricing Issues and Measures

Transfer Pricing 1) What is your opinion on the questions below? Transfer pricing is an important topic from multiple perspectives. It is a global issue affecting taxation, financial results, performance evaluations, and managerial motivation. Ratios are based on the underlying financial information. Transfer pricing is a

Principles Governing International Accounting in the USA

1. International accounting is impacted by a wide range of factors, including accounting diversity, global accounting standards, multinational companies, and the global economy.Think about the meaning of international accounting. As you do so, consider the variety of factors that impact it. Consider how accounting diversity can

Transaction Analysis of Darby Coporation

The following are selected 2012 transactions of Darby Corporation. Sept. 1 Purchased inventory from Orion Company on account for $54,700. Darby records purchases gross and uses a periodic inventory system. Oct. 1 Issued a $54,700, 12-month, 8% note to Orion in payment of account. Oct. 1 Borrowed $84,080 from the Shore Ba

Calculating the Mexican Peso Cost of a Dollar Loan

Suppose on that on January 1st a Mexican firm borrows $20 million from Citibank (USA) for one year at 8.00% interest per annum. The loan was taken when the spot rate was USD/MXP3.40. At the end of the one year when the loan was repaid, the exchange rate was USD/MXP 5.80. Based on the above information, calculate the Mexican Pe

Taking Inventory for Personal Use

Hart Nance and Jason Symington operate gift boutiques in shopping malls. The partners split profits and losses equally, and each takes an annual drawing of $80,000. To even out the workload, Nance travels around the country inspecting their properties. Symington manages the business and serves as the accountant. From time to tim