Grommit Engineering expects to have net income next year of $20.75 million and free cash flow of $22.15 million. Grommit's marginal corporate tax is 35%. a) If Grommit increases leverage so that its interest expense rises by $1 million, how will its net income change? b) For the same increase in interest expense, how will
Explain appropriate controls for accounts payable. Do not just list internal controls explain appropriate controls for accounts payable based on the Apollo Shoes case. http://www.mhhe.com/business/accounting/louwers2e/apollo.html. Review board meeting minutes for AP.
Explain the purpose and importance of the completeness assertion for accounts payable.
See attachment. Gruner Company produces golf discs which it normally sells to retailers for $7.16 each. The cost of manufacturing 20,200 golf discs is: Materials $10,302 Labor 29,290 Variable overhead 20,402 Fixed overhead 39,592 Total $99,586 Gruner also incurs 8% sales commission ($0.57) on each disc sold.
On January 2, 2011, Kinnaird Hospital purchased a $92,000 special radiology scanner from Faital Inc. The scanner has a useful life of 5 years and will have no disposal value at the end of its useful life. The straight-line method of depreciation is used on this scanner. Annual operating costs with this scanner are $105,060.
5. Loin Cabinetry produces two models of home shelving, the Basic-Super and the Mega-Super. Data on operations and costs for November are: Required: Compute the predetermined overhead rate, assuming Loin Cabinetry uses: (a) Direct labor hours to allocate overhead costs (b) Direct labor costs to allocate overhead costs (c)
4. Smith and Blarney Refiners began business on July 01. The following operations data are available for July and the one product the company produces: Costs incurred in July were: All production at Smith and Blarney is sold as it is produced (i.e., there are no finished goods inventories). Required: (a) Compu
2. A company ran a regression analysis using direct labor hours as the independent variable and manufacturing overhead costs as the dependent variable. The results are summarized below: The company is planning to operate at a level that would require 12,000 direct labor hours per month in the upcoming year. Require
What are the advantages and disadvantages of organizing a business as a partnership? Compare and contrast a general partnership and a limited partnership. Under what circumstances might you set up a partnership?
There has been talk for several years that the FASB and IASB are trying to converge their standards, but it seems to be a very slow process. Do you think this will ever happen and is it appropriate for vastly different economies (think developed nations with stable economies v. third world, developing countries with high inflati
On February 25, 2012, a flood destroyed one of the company's manufacturing plants causing $600,000 of uninsured damage. Determine the appropriate treatment of each of these events in the 2011 financial statements of Northwest Distribution Corporation.
The ABC Floral Shop sold the following number of geraniums during the last 2 weeks: Day Demand Day Demand 1 200 8 150 2 134 9 182 3 157 10 197 4 165 11 136 5 177 12 163 6 125 13 157 7 146 14 169 Develop a spreadsheet to answer the following ques
Can an accountant and an attorney be the same person? An accountant and an attorney can definitely be the same person. In fact, many professional organizations, including the National Society of Attorney CPA's encourage it. When you have an attorney-CPA, the individual possesses the legal expertise of an attorney, combined wi
What is push-down accounting? What is FASB's position regarding Push down accounting.
How does ABC costing differ from traditional allocation methods? What can an organization learn from the process of applying ABC costing? Some firms have a lot of fixed costs and few variable costs, while other firms are configured the other way around. What affect do you think the existence of a high proportion of fixed c
1) OBX Mufflers accepted a five-month, 7.5% interest, $2,400 note from ABD Motors on June 1, 2008. The entire balance is payable at the note's maturity. What will be the total payment on October 31, 2008? 2) George Masonry accepted a four-month, 10% interest, $1,800 note from Earth Tones on July 1, 2008. The entire balanc
O'Hara Inc. made sales of $350,000 during 2008, its first year of operations. Of this $10,000 remained in accounts receivable at the end of the year. Additionally, the company paid and incurred $200,000 in expenses during the year. The company also prepaid $2,000 of it's 2009 insurance and recorded $4,000 of depreciation expense
When applying the operating profit and loss test to determine reportable segments, FASB 131 prescribes that costs assigned to an operating segment should: 1 reflect the reporting practices of the industry. 2 reflect the reporting practices of the company. 3 be in harmony wit
In 2006 and 2007, each of Aldor Company's four operating segments met one of the three quantitative tests for segment reporting. In 2008, Segment B failed to qualify. I have presented a basic look at the drivers and how my company uses them. You will want to add your ideas and insights for this as well. Drivers: Intellig
5-43 Interpretation of Regression results: Simple Regression Using a Spreadsheet Hartman Company's Lucas plant manufactures thermostatic controls. Plant management has experienced fluctuating monthly overhead costs and wants to estimate overhead costs accurately to plan its operations and its financial needs. Interviews with
See attachment for better format. Thorne Company manufactures and sells three products. Relevant per unit data concerning each product are given below. Product A B C Selling price $8.96 $11.82 $16.22 Variable costs and expenses $2.72 $9.54 $11.72 Machine hours to produce 2 1 3 Compute
5-39 Account Analysis The accounting department of a large limousine company is analyzing the costs of its services. The cost data and level of activity for the past 16 months follow: Month Special Analyses Customer Accounts Paychecks Processed Accounting Service Costs 1 2 325 1029 $63,800.00 2 4 310 993 68
For each of the following organizations, determine the amount of the UBIT. a. AIDS, Inc., an exempt charitable organization that provides support for individuals with AIDS, operates a retail medical supply store open to the general public. The net income of the store, before any Federal income taxes, is $305,000. b. The lo
Conducting an interview as a fraud investigator, is the interview an evidence gathering process in itself? Please elaborate.
What are the two ways in which a fraud perpetrator can be prosecuted? What is the process for qualifying a forensic accountant as an expert witness? How can an accountant can be helpful as possible to an attorney during a fraud trial?
The Beal Manufacturing Company's costing system has two direct-cost categories:direct materials and direct manufacturing labor. Manufacturing overhead (both variable and fixed) is allocated to products on the basis of standard direct manufacturing labor hours (DLH). At the beginning of 2009, Beal adopted the following standards
Union Products has seven operating segments. Data on the segments are as follows: Segments Segment Segments Revenues Profit
The US government recently bailed out several companies by making investment in their preferred shares. What are the advantages or disadvantages to the company?
Please go to http://www.sec.gov/litigation/litreleases/lr17796.htm. This SEC litigation release identifies Daniel Jacobs as a co-conspirator in Slatkin's effort to deceive the SEC. Pay close attention to the bulleted section. a. What do you learn about NAA Financial? b. Who is Michel (Mitchell) Axiall?
Scope is indeed important; as is the need sometimes to change it...happens all the time! Question: does this mean the Critical Path Analysis (CPA) can change during the lifetime of a project? Please include references.