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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?

Management Accounting: ABC and Product Mix

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

Taxation: Calculate the corporation's taxable income

PLEASE SHOW ALL WORK A corporation has $400,000 of before-tax book income. In determining this, the corporation included $50,000 from an insurance policy paid because of the controller's death, $4,000 of premiums on other key-person life insurance policies, $10,000 interest on State of Nevada bonds, an addition of $15,000 to

Chef Gourmet, Inc: Production Decisions; Limited Capacity

Chef Gourmet, Inc. has assembled the following data pertaining to its two most popular products. Blender Food Processor Direct Material $18 $33 Direct Labor 12 27 Manufacturing overhead@ $48 per machine hour 48 96 Cost if purchased from an outside supplier 60 114 Annual demand (units) 2

Use Incremental Analysis for Make or Buy Decision (SY Telc)

** See ATTACHED file(s) for complete details ** SY Telc has recently started the manufacture of RecRobo, a three-wheeled robot that scans a home for fires and gas leaks and then transmits the information to a mobile phone. The cost structure to manufacture 20,000 RecRobo's is as follows. (see attachment) SY Telc is approac

Indicate the effects of the transaction

Indicate the effects of the transaction on each of the following: net profit, retained earnings, total stockholders' equity. Use + to indicate an increase, - to indicate a decrease, and 0 to indicate no effect (1) A stock dividend is declared and paid (2) Merchandise is purchased on credit (3) Marketable securities are sold a

Prepare Income Statements and Work Sheets

Base your answer to Problem 1 on the following information. 1. The list of accounts below and the unadjusted balances of these accounts were taken from the ledger of the Manville Corporation at the end of their accounting period, March 31, 20X2: Cash

Accounting Help Needed

Good Evening, Please help with the attached problems. Thank you. The editor of Spunk Magazine is considering three alternative prices for her new monthly periodical. Her estimate of price and quantity demanded are: Quantity Price Demanded $6.95 20,000 $5.95 25,000 $4.95 32,000