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Main Types of Costs in Everyday Language Suitable for Novice

Present several different types of costs that are used in cost accounting, please discuss why you think it is important for companies to identify and track these costs differently. Please use an example to support your assertions. Please discuss how a company may also evolve their cost accounting and cost tracking over time

Cost accounting - period costs, cost items, cost of goods purchased, and more...

Thank you in advance for helping me understand this!! ------------------ 2- 28 Inventoriable costs versus period costs. Each of the following cost items pertains to one of these companies: General Electric (a manufacturing- sector company), Safeway ( a merchandising- sector company), and Google ( a service- sector company)

(Expense Recognition Principle)

(Expense Recognition Principle) Daniel Barenboim sells and erects shell houses, that is, frame structures that are completely finished on the outside but are unfinished on the inside except for flooring, partition studding, and ceiling joists. Shell houses are sold chiefly to customers who are handy with tools and who have ti

Predetermined Overhead rate

For 2010, Omaha Mechanical has a monthly overhead cost formula of $42,900 + $6 per direct labor hour. The firm's expected annual capacity is 78,000 direct labor hours, to be incurred evenly each month. Making one unit of the company's product requires 1.5 direct labor hours. a. Determine the total overhead to be applied per uni

Accounting treatment of copyright, trademark, intangible assets

Epad-Books Ltd has purchased the following intangible assets in separate transactions: a A copyright of a novel which expires after 35 years. The company intends to use this copyright for 25 years and it is expected to be ofno value at that time. b A trademark relating to a health product. This trademark has unlimited leg

EXERCISE 9-12. Cash Flow Implications of Tax Losses

WesternGear.com is expected to have operating losses of $250,000 in its first year of business and $150,000 in its second year. However, the company expects to have income before taxes of $300,000 in its third year and $450,000 in its fourth year.The companyâ??s required rate of return is 12 percent. Required Assume a tax

Beacon and Dobbs: Prepare Profit and Loss Account

See the attached file. Beacon and Dobbs have been in partnership as tailors for six years. Their incomplete trial balance at 31 December 19X8 is as follows. Debit Credit £ £ Capital (at 1.1.X8): - Beacon 8,000 - Dobbs 5,000 Purchases/sales 45,620 74,750

Batch Size Decision: Constraints for Dalton Playground Equipment

PROBLEM 7-17. (Appendix) Batch Size Decision and Constraints At Dalton Playground Equipment, the powder-coating process is a bottleneck. Typically, it takes approximately two hours to switch between jobs. The time is spent cleaning nozzles and paint tanks and recalibrating equipment. Currently the company runs relatively smal

Contingency Loss reporting

According to SFAS No. 5, only contingencies in which the possible future event may indicate an asset is impaired or a liability has been incurred on the balance sheet date are candidates for accrual or disclosure. For example, if a product is defective and customers who have used the product may take some action, a contingency e

Accounting problems

Problem 1: Hess Co. manufactures a product that sells for $12 per unit. Total fixed costs are $96,000 and variable costs are $7 per unit. Hess can buy a newer production machine that will increase total fixed costs by $22,800 but variable costs will be decreased by $0.40 per unit. What effect would the purchase of the new machin

Calculate Current Break-Even Point in Units Sold, Revenue

11. What is the purpose of the explanatory notes and other financial information that is presented in the annual report in conjunction with the financial statements? Describe three items that will be presented in this section of the annual report. 12. Preppy Co. makes and sells a single product. The current selling price is

Calculate earnings

Use the appropriate information from the data provided below for the year ended December 31, 2009 to calculate the following: a. Operating income b. Income from continuing operations c. Net income Cost of goods sold $11,700 Gen and admin expenses $48,000 Net cash provided by financing activities $69,000 Dividen

Equity and Annual Cash Dividends

Calculate the annual cash dividends required to be paid for each of the following preferred stock issuances: a. $2.40 cumulative preferred, no par value; 600,000 shares authorized, 470,000 shares issued, 28,000 shares held as treasury stock. b. 10 percent, $50 par value preferred; 200,000 shares authorized, 124,000 shares

Study Guide Accounting Questions

The following is Alsatia Corporation's contribution format income statement for last month: Sales $ 1,711,000 Variable expenses 991,200 ________________________________________ ________________________________________ Contribution margin 719,800 Fixed expenses 408,700 ________________

Managerial accounting: 13 multiple choice questions

See attached file for data and tables. 01. Which of the following statements is true with regard to product costs versus general, selling, and administrative costs? A) Product costs associated with unsold units appear on the income statement as general expenses. B) General, selling, and administrative costs appear on t

Managerial accounting 15 multiple choice questions

See attached file for data and tables. 1. Lazlo's Company provides the following standard cost data for one of its products: The fixed overhead spending variance is A. $2,500 unfavorable. B. $500 unfavorable. C. $2,500 favorable. D. $2,000 unfavorable. 2. The Rising Company provides the following standard cost i

Managerial accounting: 30 multiple choice problems

1. The Old Van Rental Company has 6 vans available for rent late on Wednesday night when the office gets a call from a small group of tourists wishing to rent 3 vans for the next day (one day rental). The daily rate that the rental company charges is $40 per van. However, the group is willing to pay just $30 per van. The compan

Deferred tax assets, post-retirement benefit obligation

1. (TCO 1) How are deferred tax assets arising from net operating loss carryforwards classified under SFAS 109? 2. (TC0 2/3) What is different about the expected postretirement benefit obligation and the accumulated postretirement benefit obligation? 3. (TCO 4) What is comprehensive income and how does it differ from net

Account for alternative methods of reporting early extinguishment of debt

Gains or losses from the early extinguishment of debt that is refunded can theoretically be accounted for in three ways: 1. Amortized over the life of old debt. 2. Amortized over the life of the new debt issue. 3. Recognized in the period of extinguishment. Discuss the supporting arguments for each of the three theo

Accounting: Throughput accounting.

Marshall, Inc., produces three products but weekly demand for the three products exceed the available amount of machine time. Following is information about each product: A B C Contribution margin per unit $300

Accounting Assignment - checking account journal (Sara Sahara)

Create journal and ledger entries. Use the reference numbers provided in your entries to cross-reference 13% HST applies. 1. On December 1, 2010 you start up a new paralegal practice by opening a general practice bank account and a trust bank account at your local bank. You deposit $25,000 of your own money in the general ban

gift tax

What is the annual amount that a donor can give to a recipient each year and not have to file a gift tax return? If the donor gives more than this amount, is the donor required to pay a gift tax? Recommend a tax strategy, other than giving only the annual exclusion amount, to minimize the gift tax.

Gifts /income tax

Are gifts subject to an income tax? Why or why not? What constitutes a gift?

GASB Criteria in Governments

5. How should governments report permanent fund and fiduciary fund balances and income in their government-wide statements? Explain. 10. How should an employer determine its annual pension cost? What minimum GASB criteria must it satisfy? response is 473 words