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Applications of Accounting Concepts: Match concept to action

An accountant for a company makes the assumptions or performs the activities listed below. Match which of the following concepts of accrual accounting most directly relates to each assumption or action: a) Periodicity b) Going concern c) Matching rule d) Revenue recognition e) Deferral f) Accrual 1. In estimating the

Question about Variance calculations

Part A Rapache Clothiers is a small company that manufactures tall-men's suits. The company has used a standard cost system. In May 2008, 11,200 suits were produced. The following standard and actual cost data applied to the month of May when normal capacity was 14,000 direct labor hours. All materials purchased were used.

Discuss four Accounting Regulatory Bodies, and organization's compliance.

Write a paper in which you examine at least four accounting regulatory bodies and discuss how an organization complies with the standards of the regulatory bodies you selected. This must be completed using original work. Cite at least two references. Format your paper according to APA standards.

Should the factory produce simple of premium cola?

A factory processes raw honey into syrup and "simple" cola. A batch consists of 10,000 gallons of honey, costing $7,000. Processing costs are $40,000, and results in 8,000 gallons of syrup and 2,000 gallons of "simple" cola. Raw material and processing costs are allocated to the two products (Syrup and "Simple" Co

Provide some examples of accounting estimates

1-Provide some examples of accounting estimates. What is the "preferred" approach for changes in accounting estimates? 2-What is the proper treatment for reporting a change in entity? 3-In recent years, the Wall Street Journal has indicated that many companies have changed their accounting principles. What are the major reason

Calculating Profit Sharing Contributions

Peteresbourgh Medical Devices makes devices and equipment that it sells to hospitals. The organization has a profit sharing plan that is worded as follows: The company will make available a profit sharing pool that will be the lower of the following two items: 1.) 40% of income before taxes in excess of the target profit level,

Gains recognized for significant experience

Beth and Ben are equal partners in the BB partership, formed on June 1 of the current year. Ben contributed land that he inherited form his father 3 years ago. Ben's father purchased the land in 1950 for $6,000. The land was worth $50,000 when Ben's father died. The fair market value of the land was $75,000 at the date it wa

Ryan Company: Compute net incoem at various transfer prices

Ryan Company that has two divisions M & N. Product X is manufactured in US and sold domestically and to division N in France as well. A total of 900 units of X is produced and sold at $410 a unit in the U.S. Division N requires 300 units of X. Ryan Company has a total capacity of 1200 units. The company estimates the cost to

Saba Signs Co: Compute ROI scenarios

See attached file. Saba Signs Company has provided the following data: Required: a) Determine ROI before the additional investment. b) Determine ROI of the additional investment. c) Determine ROI after the additional investment. d) Will the manager accept the additional investment using ROI? Why or why not? e) If Sa

Buy the plugs and rent the facility, or buy the plugs and not rent

Regis Company manufactures plugs used in its manufacturing cycle at a cost of $36 per unit that includes $8 of fixed overhead. Regis needs 30,000 of these plugs annually, and Orlan Company has offered to sell these units to Regis at $33 per unit. If Regis decides to purchase the plugs, $60,000 of the annual fixed overhead ap

The Internal Business Process Perspective

Identify at least three objectives for improving the organization's internal business processes, and show how they relate to the mission, vision and strategy of the organization

Net cash paid to shareholders, comprehensive income

Case 4 Microsoft has undoubtedly the most successful software firm ever. Between 1994 and 2000, the firms revenues increased from 2.8$ billion to 23.0 billion and its earnings from 708$ million to 9.4$ billion. Over the two year 1998 to 2000, its stock price increased from 36$ per share to almost 120$, giving it a trailing

Liquidation of a Partnership Calculations

The partnership is not going well, and Tribbs, Bob, and Paul decide to liquidate the partnership. Paul is a little concerned. While Tribbs has plenty of money, Bob is personally insolvent. The partnership sells the apartment building for $165,000, which is a loss from its book value of $189,000. Using the attached balances,

Prather Inc bought 80% of Sands: Prepare consolidation worksheet

Prather Inc. bought eighty percent of the outstanding common stock of Sands Corp. on January 1, 2008, for $952,000 cash. Total book value of Sands on that date was only $840,000. However, Sands possessed several accounts that had fair market values that differed from their book values:

Encumbrance affect on expenditures

What is an encumbrance? How does an encumbrance affect expenses and expenditures? What is the impact of encumbrance accounting on a governmental budget?

Accounting:Activity based costing.

QUESTION 1 RH Company produces three (3) types of products (X, Y and Z), that consumes a similar direct material, PQR. Presented below is the information with regard to the production of a unit of product: X Y Z ($) ($) ($) Direct material cost 250 500 375 Direct labor cost 90 50 70 Support cost: Variable 75

Tax treatment: Sue loaned her friend john $15K four years ago...

Sue loaned her friend john $15K four years ago. John signed a note and made payments on the loan. Last year, when the remaining balance of the loan was $8K. John filed bankruptcy and notified Sue that he would be unable to repay the $8K balance remaining on the loan. Sue treated the $8k as a bad debt. Last year Sue had net l

The Mayflower Company began its operations in early 2011.

32. The Mayflower Company began its operations in early 2011. The company carries five different types of inventory which are listed below along with other relevant data. The company values its inventory at the lower of cost or market. At December 31, 2011, Mayflower has exactly one unit of each item in ending inventory.

In preparing a bank reconciliation, interest paid by the bank on the account is

4. In preparing a bank reconciliation, interest paid by the bank on the account is a. added to the bank balance. b. subtracted from the bank balance. c. added to the book balance. d. subtracted from the book balance. 5. In preparing a monthly bank reconciliation, which of the following items would be added to the ba

Please see the attached file.

Please see the attached file. 1- Computation of Net Purchases/Cost of Goods Sold Barkley Company uses a periodic inventory system and has the following account balances: Beginning Inventory $50,000, Ending Inventory $80,000, Freight-in $12,000, Purchases $300,000, Purchase Returns and Allowances $8,000, and Purchase Discounts

Corporation of Deferred Tax Assets or Liability

Hello, I have some tax questions that I need help solving. Please be certain to show your work for the problems. Thanks. PLEASE SHOW WORK TO PROBLEMS (1) Parker exchanges an apartment building in Wisconsin for Cassidy's apartment building in Florida. Parker's building has a fair market value of $500,000, is encum

Leverage Increases Financial Risks

Show how leverage increases financial risk by calculating the EPS and return on shares for a firm with $1 million in 10% debt. The firm also has 50,000 shares outstanding that sell for $40 each. Three states of the economy are possible: a slump under which the firm would have operating income of $150,000, a normal state under wh