Corporations are a separate taxable entity; however, they can elect to be taxed as an S-corporation. What are the benefits and impact of a corporation electing to be taxed under subchapter S of the code?
Francum Manufacturing Company has the following data: direct labor $229,000, direct materials used $180,000, total manufacturing overhead $208,000, and beginning work in process $25,000. Compute (a) total manufacturing costs and (b) total cost of work in process.
What irregularities should a fraud examiner look for in areas within a firm where physical cash is used? What irregularities should a fraud examiner look for in the payroll function within a firm?
Compare and contrast active, portfolio, and passive income. Provide an example of each. What types of losses are potentially characterized as passive losses? What are the implications of treating losses as passive?
Please show the steps to follow to complete the exercises. 1. On March 1, 2011, Beldon Corporation purchased land as a factory site for $60,000.00. An old building on the property was demolished, and construction began on a new building that was completed on December 15, 2011. Costs incurred during this period are listed be
Discuss the different types of taxes. These types of taxes affect individuals and businesses. Keeping in mind how each business entity is taxed; what are the different types of business entities a taxpayer can choose? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each type of business entity. Also, identify how a limite
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants sets standards and rules for the CPA profession in five major areas. Of these five, which is the most important and why?
What are the differences between the following components of taxable income? Provide at least one example of each. Deductions for AGI and deductions from AGI Gross income and AGI AGI and taxable income Tax deduction and tax credit Personal exemption and dependency exemption
I am not understanding how to break these figures down quarterly. The examples in the textbook are done by quarters byt he assignment is asking for monthly figures: Duffy Corporation has prepared the following sales budget: Month Cash Sales Credit Sales May
Please see the attachment question for assistance. Lab 1: Low Nail Company Scenario/Summary After making some wise short-term investments at a race track, Chris Low had some additional cash to invest in a business. The most promising opportunity at the time was in building supplies, so Low bought a business that specialized
Organizations associated with the public accounting profession. Several private and public sector organizations are associated with the profession. Listed below are activities pertaining to these organizations. 1. License individuals to practice as CPAs. 2. Promulgate GAAP. 3. Issue Statements on Auditing Standards. 4.
Establish internal policies regarding the creation of business contracts as well as electronic communication. Basically what policies (what should be included) should be established for business contracts and electronic communication (e-mail).
Ramon incorporated his sole proprietorship by transferring inventory, a building, and land to the corporation in return for 100 percent of the corporation's stock. The property transferred to the corporation had the following fair market values and tax-adjusted bases: FMV Tax-Adju
Explain economic issues that bring concern to pricing tax services. Are there any ethical challenges when hiring non-CPAs to do taxes (using new IRS laws)? What standards apply?
During February the Lindsey Manufacturing Company's costing system reported several variances that the production manager was surprised to see. Most of the company's monthly variances are under $125, even though they may be either favorable or unfavorable. The following information is for the manufacture of garden gates, its on
Bale Company buys land for $100,000 on 12/31/06. As of 3/31/07, the land has appreciated in value to $101,000. On 12/31/07, the land has appraised value of $103,600. By what amount should the Land account be increased in 2007?
For 2007 Mossland Corporation reported net income of %28,000, net sales $400,000, and average share outstanding 6,000. There were no preferred stock dividends. What was the 2007 earnings per share? Earnings per share:__________________
Briefly describe the two popular methods for allocating service department costs.
1. A corporation that elected S status in 20X2 has C corporation earnings and profits of $50,000 from its C corporation years. During 20X5 the corporation's gross receipts are $120,000, which includes $75,000 of interest income. Expenses related to the interest income are $10,000. The corporation's excess passive investment inco
How does the alternative minimum tax system differ from the regular tax system? How is it similar? Why did Congress implement the alternative minimum tax system? The starting point for computing alternative minimum taxable income is regular taxable income. What are some of the adjustments and preferences to regular taxable income to compute alternative minimum taxable income?
How does the alternative minimum tax system differ from the regular tax system? How is it similar? Why did Congress implement the alternative minimum tax system? The starting point for computing alternative minimum taxable income is regular taxable income. What are some of the adjustments and preferences to regular taxable incom
Which of the following expenses would be considered a program service expense for the local cancer society? a. salary of a home care nurse b. salary of the local director c. rent for the local office d. printing costs for a fund-raising brochure A contribution made in 1999 to a voluntary health and welfare organization,
What belongs in OCI? What are the features of OCI? Are items reported net of tax?
A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is a professional that is trained to prevent, detect, and deter fraud. The CFE is specially trained to detect various types of fraud within an organization. The CFE can start the investigation, and is trained on how to handle each step, up to and including court trials. You can become a fraud exa
Discuss the historical risk and return of various investments such as stock and bonds, precious metals and gems, real estate, and artwork in terms of the following: - Asset return and total risk - Return and systematic risk - Return and unsystematic risk
Compare and contrast the following methods of determining risk and return for a stand alone investment asset e.g. a corporate equity or a corporate bond Measures of historical rates of return Expected rates of return Measuring the risk of expected rates of return
Do non-monetary assets take on the historical cost of the parent of subsidiary? Do non-monetary assets fluctuate resulting in gains / losses?
"Employee satisfaction relates directly to income obtained from work performed and the lifestyle opportunities made available to the workers and their families from this work-related income." Elaborate on the link between work-related income and employee satisfaction in today's workplace.
Presented below are two independent situations. 1) Heath Cosmetics acquired 15% of 200,000 shares of common stock of Van Fashion at a total cost of $13 per share on March 18, 2010. On June 30, Van declared and paid a $60,000 dividend. On December 31, Van reported net income of $122,000 for the year. At December 31, the mar
James Hughes Company established a petty cash fund on May 1, cashing a check for $119.84. The company reimbursed the fund on June 1 and July 1 with the following results. June 1: Cash in fund $3.65. Receipts: delivery expense $34.29; postage expense $39.27; and miscellaneous expense $25.34. July 1: Cash in fund
On August 1, Hyde Inc. exchanged productive assets with Wiggins, Inc. Hyde's asset is referred to below as "Asset A" and Wiggins is referred to as "Asset B." the following facts pertain to these assets Asset A Asset B Original Cost 96,000 110,000 Accum. depreciation to date 40,000 47,000 of exchange Fair Value at date of exchange 60,000 75,000 Cash paid by Hyde Inc. 15,000 Cash received by Wiggins 15,000 1. Assuming that the exchange of Assets A and B has commercial substance, record the exchange for both Hyde and Wiggins. 2. Assuming the exchange lacks commercial substance, record the exchange for both Hyde and Wiggins
On August 1, Hyde Inc. exchanged productive assets with Wiggins, Inc. Hyde's asset is referred to below as "Asset A" and Wiggins is referred to as "Asset B." the following facts pertain to these assets Asset A Asset B Original Cost