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FASB Codification Research

Access the FASB Codification at to prepare responses to the following exercises. Provide Codification references for your responses. 1.(a) What is the definition of amortization? (b) What is the definition of impairment? (c) What is the definition of recoverable amount? (d) What are activ


Consider the following scenarios: (Please respond to each scenario) * When we talk about "bad checks," are those always checks our customers have written to us? Explain. Would the company also write any bad checks and what are the repercussions for the same? Give examples to support your answer. * Suppose one person

Alumina, Inc: Recognizing and Minimizing Tort and Regulatory Risk Plan

See attached file. Recognizing and Minimizing Tort and Regulatory Risk Plan Resources: Business Regulation Simulation Write a plan using a company such as Alumina, Inc., explaining how regulatory risks may be identified and managed through preventive, detective, and corrective measures. Identify common torts and ris

Earnings and profits

How do current earnings and profits differ from accumulated earnings and profits? Is there any reason to keep the two accounts separate? How does a corporation's computation of earnings and profits? How do current earnings and profits differ from accumulated earnings and profits? Is there any reason to keep the two accounts s


A comparative balance sheet for Hartman Corporation is presented below: HARTMAN CORPORATION Comparative Balance Sheet 2010 2009 Assets Cash $ 46,000 $ 31,000 Accounts receivable (net) 70,000 60,000 Prepaid insurance 25,000 17,000 Land 18,000 40,000 Equipment 70,000 60,000 Accumulated depreciation (20,

Total Manufacturing Costs and Work in Process Account

Russell Manufacturing Company developed the following data: Beginning work in process inventory $180,000 Direct materials used 140,000 Actual overhead 220,000 Overhead applied 160,000 Cost of goods manufactured 240,000 Ending work in process 300,000 Russell Manufacturing Company's tota

Overhead cost variances

Please help with answer the following question: Include at least 300 words and step by step calculations. In analysis of overhead cost variances, what is the controllable variance and what causes it?

Computing cash flows from operating activities- indirect method

Computing cash flows from operating activities- indirect method: Street cellular accountants have assembled the following data for the year ended june 30, 2012: Cash receipt from sale of land 29,000 Net income 64,000 Depreciation expense 19,000 Purchase of equip

Accounting for R & D Costs

1. Accounting for R & D Costs Martinez Company incurred the following costs during 2010 in connection with its research and development activities. Cost of equipment acquired that will have alternative uses in future R & D projects over the next 5 years (uses straight-line depreciation). $330,000 Mater

Accounting Problems

1. Classic Irons, Inc. purchased Manufactoring equipment with an expected useful life of five years or 5,000 hours of usuage. The equipment was purchased on January 1, 2008 for $460,000. It is expected to have a salvage value of $60,000 at the end of five years. During 2008, the equipment was used for 1,200 hours. Assume the usa


The primary objective in job order costing is to determine the cost of materials, labor, and factory overhead used to produce a specific order or contract. Cost estimates are made when the order is taken, and the job order procedures are designed to reveal costs as the order goes through production, thereby giving an opportunity

Conducting Intercompany Transactions

Please help with the following accounting problem. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. Include references. Find information in company footnotes about the intercompany transactions.

Biven Corporation Balance Sheets

1. Biven Corporation's balance sheet and income statement appear below: BALANCE SHEETS 2006 2005 ASSETS Cash & equivalents $35,000 $30,000 Accounts receivable 54,000 49,000 Inventory 67,000 58,000 Plant & equipment 580,000 530,000 Accumulated depreciation (316,000) (313,000) Total As

Accounting Problem

2. The most recent monthly income statement for Benner Stores is given below: Store A Store B Total Sales $400,000 $600,000 $1,000,000 Variable expenses 160,000 420,000 580,000 Contribution margin 240,000 180,000 420,000 Traceable fixed expenses 100,000 200,000 300,000 Store segment margin

Accounting Problem

1. Saalfrank Corporation is considering two alternatives that are code-named M and N. Costs associated with the alternatives are listed below: Supplies costs 43000 43000 Assembly costs 43000 56000 Power costs 26000 26000 Inspection costs 19000 26000 Required: a

Accounting Problem

Ulrich Company has a Castings Division which does casting work of various types. The company's Machine Products Division has asked the Castings Division to provide it with 20,000 special castings each year on a continuing basis. The special casting would require $12 per unit in variable production costs. In order to have time

What are the statutory requirements of Section 351?

What are the statutory requirements of Section 351? What is the definition of control under Section 351? Why does Congress require shareholders to control a corporation to receive a preferential tax treatment? When might a taxpayer not want to meet the requirements of Section 351?

Reliable Provision Company: Overstated or understated Income

The net income of Reliable Provision Company decreased sharply during 2007. Clay Rollins, owner of the store, anticipates the need for a bank loan in 2008. Late in 2007, he instructed the accountant to record a $70,000 sale of recreational gear to the Smith family, even though the goods will not be shipped from the manufacturer

Accounting multiple choice

31) _____ budgeting is when budgets are formulated with the active participation of all affected employees A. Financial B. Team C. Participative D. Shared 32) A sales forecast is _____. A. a prediction of sales under a given set of conditions B. the result of decisions to create cond

Help answer, show work, and provide explanation

The Canadian Instruments Company uses the decentralized form of organizational structure and considers each of its divisions as an investment center. The Toronto Division is currently selling 15,000 air filters annually, although it has sufficient productive capacity to produce 21,000 units per year. Variable manufacturing cos

Income tax and stocks

1. McDowell Corp has an income tax rate of 35%, taxable income of $662,000, and income before income tax of $597,000. Which of the following would be included in the entry to record income tax expense? a. Prepaid income tax is credited for $231,700 b. Income tax payable is credited for $208,950 c. Income tax expense is de

National Polls

National polls are often conducted by asking the opinions of a few thousand adults nationwide and using them to infer the opinions of all adults in the nation. Using what you know, explain who is in the sample and who is in the population for such polls. EXAMPLE: Hello! I saw a poll on TV the other day. It was a simple po

Gross Margins for Stowers Corporation Manufacturers

Stowers Corporation manufactures products J, K, and L in a joint process. Here is cost data for a recent month, up to the split-off point in the joint process: Direct materials used $ 200,000 Direct labor 100,000 Manufacturing overhead Variable 200,000 Fixed 400,000 Total manufacturing costs prior to split-off $ 900,0

Phone Interview

I have a phone interview for a Senior Accountant position. I am trying to come up with a response for Explain a difficult or challenging work situation and how did you handle it in case I am ask this question. One of the situation that comes to mind is that my company went through a period of transition where some employ

Case Study - Increasing Net Income (Campbell Appliance)

Suppose you own Campbell Appliance. The store's summarized financial statements for 2008, the most recent year, follow: Campbell Appliance Income Statement Year Ended Dec 31, 2008 Sales $800 (thousands) COGS 660 Gross Profit 140 Operating expe

Stock Considerations Pension Plans

3. (TCO 4) When stock is issued for consideration other than cash, what is the measurement objective? 4. (TCOs 3 and 4) Differentiate between a defined contribution pension plan and a defined benefit pension plan.