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    Cost per Equivalent Unit of Materials and Conversion Costs

    Department Alpha had no beginning inventory. The department added direct materials of $100,000 and conversion costs of $150,000 during the month of July. Materials are added at the beginning of the process and conversion costs are added evenly throughout the process in this department. During the period, 40,000 units were comple

    Relationship between risk aversion and investment decisions

    "Risk aversion implies that only risk-free investments will be undertaken by corporate managers". Critically evaluate this statement (indicate whether you agree or disagree in your answer). Explain how the concept of risk aversion may relate to investment decision making.

    Income and Material Participation

    1. Differentiate between the following: active income, passive income, and portfolio income. 2. Briefly, what is material participation? Why is the determination of whether a taxpayer materially participates important? 3. Mary Beth is a CPA, devoting 3,000 hours per year to her practice. She also owns an office building in

    Are ratios that Bankers and Bondholders want similar if so why

    Please comment for the following questions: 1. Are ratios that Bankers and Bondholders want similar if so why? 2. Are common sized trend income statements more valuable for a review than a single period; if so why? 3. If you identify an unusual item based upon % what should you do?

    Financial Analysis

    1. Calculate the contribution margin rate for each product. 2. Calculate the weighted average contribution margin (WACM) rate for all five products. Target Profit is $35,000 Product Retail Selling Price/yard Wholesale Selling Price/yard Variable Cost/yard Expected Sales Breakdown ($) Green $18.00 $13.00 $11.00 10% Bl

    ACC - Exercise 2.44 Absorption vs Variable costing

    Exercise 2.44 (ignore 2.40) 2.44 Activities Amounts Units produced 120,000 units Units sold 104,000 units Direct material $780,000 Direct labor 450,000 Manufacturing overhead (unit, variable) 180,000 Manufacturing overhead (facility, fixed) 180,000 Selling and administrative (unit, variable) 140,000

    Answer

    See attachment Problem 15-14 - Refer to problems at the end of the chapter for details and instructions: Use the template to complete the problem : Winston Sporting Goods Solution: Retail Price per Share $18 a) Spread ($) = # of shares 600,000 Spread (%) = Company Proceeds $16.50 Total Val

    Component Technologies: Adding FlexConnex Capacity

    Please see attached assignment Case 12-4: Component Technologies, Inc.: Adding FlexConnex Capacity In 2002, Component Technologies, Inc. (CTI) manufactured components, such as interconnect components, electronic connectors, fiber-optic connectors, flexible interconnects, coaxial cable, cable assemblies, and interconnect

    Interviewing Techniques

    ***Please take a moment to read the article and respond with your thoughts.**** Interviewing Techniques: Tips from the Pros Ask the right questions to assess the skills and attitudes of job candidates. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A skillful interview consists of *Preparation. Collect information about the job you're trying t

    Financial accounting and sharing information with employees

    Clearly the employees in the operations department of a company would benefit from feedback on the quality and process times of the work they were doing to suggest where they could make improvements. Identify the role, if any, for sharing financial information with these employees to help them in their efforts to improve qua

    Congress uses the Tax Code to influence our behavior. Examples include deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes to steer people to home ownership instead of renting. Or, tax credits for purchasing products that use alternative energy are another incentive. Likewise, deductions for charitable contributions encourage charitable donations.

    Congress uses the Tax Code to influence our behavior. Examples include deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes to steer people to home ownership instead of renting. Or, tax credits for purchasing products that use alternative energy are another incentive. Likewise, deductions for charitable contributions encourage ch

    Develop a company and determine what it will produce and sell

    Develop a company and determine what it will produce and sell. The requirement for this company is that it be a high-end, special-order type of manufactured product. Develop a list of inputs along with their associated costs, such as labor, materials, and overhead. You can research this information, make it up, or do a combin

    Compare and contrast descriptive and injunctive norms

    1. Q: Compare and contrast descriptive and injunctive norms, and give an example of each. A: 2. Q: Explain why, in even informally organized groups, role differentiation still occurs. A: 3. Q: Edwina is the only woman in a work group. She has many good ideas, but the group members ignore them. How would expectation

    Classification of manufacturing costs as direct or indirect for automobiles. Classificaiton of costs as unit level, batch level, product sustaining, or business sustaining. Calculation of equivalent units of production.

    1. Classify each of the following manufacturing costs as direct or indirect for automobiles: a. insurance on manufacturing equipment b. cost of steel plates used in making an automobile body c. wages of assembly workers d. salaries of plant personnel e. cost of tires f. overtime premiums paid to assembly workers g. depr

    Business expenditures deductible or non deductible

    Which of the following trade or business expenditures of Arrow Inc. are deductible on its current year tax return? If an expenditure is not deductible, explain why it is not a valid deduction Expenditures Salaries and wages to employees $400,000 Purchase of new office building

    Tax deduction for Salary & Wage Expenses

    For the current month, Johansen Rubber Cement Co. incurred payroll expenses as follows: Gross salaries and wages $675,000 Payroll Taxes: OASDI (Social Security Tax) employer's share $41,850 HI (Medicare tax)--employer's share $9,788

    Sales, Probability, Forecasting Models, EOQ, Programming

    1. If the sale of ice cream and pizza are independent, then ice cream sales decrease by 60% during the winter months and pizza sales will a. increase by 60% b. increase by 40% c. decrease by 60% d. cannot tell from information 2. Suppose that we determine the probability of a warm winter based on the number of warm winter

    Land gone bad

    Suppose you have inherited a piece of property about two hours from where you live and work, on an undeveloped lot on a lake. It is a beautiful spot, and you intend to build a small summer house on it, so you and your family can vacation there. You've been saving up to do this, but after five years have passed, environmentalists

    Job-cost and Process-cost systems

    What are the differences between job-cost and process-cost systems? When would it be appropriate to use each type of system? What is the effect of each system on the product cost?

    The Conceptual Framework in the Accounting Profession

    Explain the conceptual framework, and discuss why it is important to the accounting profession. In your opinion, do all professional accountants use the conceptual framework in their daily work activities, and if so, how?

    What Constitutes Income?

    The Economic Benefit Doctrine, Constructive Receipt Doctrine, and Assignment of Income Doctrine help set the lines of demarcation between what constitutes income, when it must be recognized, and who must pay taxes on it. Which of these three doctrines is easiest to apply? Which is hardest? What does the need for these doctrines

    Accounting 3

    Choose the correct answer: 9. How is performance evaluated for a profit center? a. Actual costs incurred compared to budgeted costs. b. Actual segment margin compared to budgeted segment margin. c. Comparison of actual and budgeted return on investment (ROI) based on segment margin and assets controlled by the segment.

    Accounting: materials, price variance; budget variance, transfer price

    5. The purchasing agent of an organization acquired some raw materials at a bargain price, even though she knew that their quality was lower than that of the materials customarily used. This action resulted in a favorable raw materials purchase price variance that might very well have been more than offset by: a. an unfavorable

    Accounting questions: net variance, raw materials, and more...

    1. If the net variance of a business using standard costing is significant relevant to total production cost, the net variance should be: a. assigned to cost of goods sold. b. allocated between work in process, finished goods, and cost of goods sold. c. carried forward to the next accounting period. d. none of the above.

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