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Michigan Mining and Manufacturing has a debt obligation

Michigan Mining and Manufacturing has a debt obligation of $100 million and assets with a value of $90 million. This debt must be paid off very shortly. When this happens, the value of the debt will be $90 million and the value of equity will be $0. Prior to paying off the debt, MMM has an opportunity to make a high-risk investm

Change in Accounting Principles and Financial Statements

BE13- 1 On June 30 Rojas Corporation discontinued its operations in Mexico. On September 1 Rojas disposed of the Mexico facility at a pretax loss of $ 480,000. The applicable tax rate is 25%. Show the discontinued operations section of Rojas's income statement. BE13- 3 On January 1, 2007, Cannon Inc. changed from the LIFO met

Journal Entries Necessary for Accounts

See the attached file. 1. On July 23, Plitt Company factored $300,000 in accounts receivable for cash of $280,000. The factor withheld 7 percent of the cash proceeds to allow for possible customer returns. An allowance for doubtful accounts of $13,000 had previously been established by Plitt in relation to these accounts.

Calculate variable overhead efficiency and spending variance: apply overhead

Company B's production budget for the year ended December 31, 2005 was based on 10,000 units. Each unit requires two standard hours of labor for completion. Total overhead was budgeted at $90,000 for the year, and the fixed overhead rate was estimated to be $6.00 per unit. Both fixed and variable overhead are assigned to the pro

Alcoa's/ford

Using Alcoa's & Ford's most current 10-K or the company's annual report analize both companies. Post comments about the comparison between the two companies. Compare the income statement elements and comment if the ratios are comparable or not and which company may be doing better and why. I am having such a hard time even f

Consolidated retained earnings

I am having trouble with the following three questions: 1. What is "consolidated retained earnings"? 2. Distinguish between "transfer at cost" and "transfers at a profit or loss" in intercompany transactions? 3. What is the eliminating entry when one subsidiary sells merchandise to another subsidiary?

Rental Cost per Unit and Variability

See the attached file. V- Each of the following events describes acquiring an asset that requires a year-end adjusting entry. 1- Paid $7,000 cash on January 1 to purchase printers to be used for administrative purposes. The useful life is estimated of three years and a $1,000 salvage value. 2- Paid $7,000 cash on January 1

Construction Accounting - Brown Construction

10) On August 1, 2005, Sarah Brown invested $90,000 in her new business, Brown Construction. During August, she withdrew $10,000 from the business. The amounts of the various assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses are as follows: Accounts payable, $9,000, Accounts Receivable, $26,000, Cash, $5,400, Construction revenue,

Intermediate Accounting III - construction accounting

Dot Point, Inc. is a retailer of washers and dryers and offers a three-year service contract on each appliance sold. Although Dot Point sells the appliances on an installment basis, all service contracts are cash sales at the time of purchase by the buyer. Collections received for service contracts should be recorded as A

Belleville Fashions mix of salary and commission: discuss effects of change.

8-74. The mix of salary and commission. Belleville Fashions sells high-quality women's, men's, and children's clothing. The store employs a sales staff of 11 full-time employees and 12 part-time employees. Until recently, all sales staff were paid a flat salary and participated in a profit-sharing plan that provided benefits

Accounting

6) Cash is collected from a customer who was previously put on account. How does the collection of the cash affect the accounting equation?__A, B, C, or D__ A) assets increase; owner's equity increases B) assets increase; liabilities increase C) assets increase; assets decrease D) assets decrease; owner's equity decreases

Accounting: the accounting equation.

Pat Jones invests personal funds to start his own law practice. The following transactions occur during the first month of operation of the proprietorship. For each transaction, insert "I" for increase and "D" for decrease in the apporpriate columns to indicate an increase or decrease in asset, liabilities, or owner's equity. If

50 Basic Accounting multiple choice questions

1. Which one of the following is an accounting equation? a. Assets = Liabilities + Owners' Equity b. Assets + Liabilities = Owners' Equity c. Assets + Owners' Equity = Liabilities d. Assets = Liabilities - Owners' Equity 2. Which one of the following is NOT an example of an asset? a. Cash b. Accounts Payable

Arkansas Academy: Calculating tuition charges

Use instructions below to complete the worksheet in next page: Formula Instructions 1 Total tuition (column E) is $3050 for full-time students taking 12 credits or more and $125 per credit hour for part-time students (taking less than 12 credits). Use an IF function to determine the correct tuition charges. 2 Scholarsh

What is the cash flow after tax using the CFAT formula?

Revenues increase by 400,000, cash operating expenses increase by 180,000, and depreciation increases by 45,000. The tax rate is 34%. a) Calculate the cash flow after tax using the formula that CFAT is operating cash flows after tax plus the depreciation tax shield. b) Calculate the cash flow after tax using the formula that C

Cost accounting: Activity based costing.

Alpha manufacturing produces two types of entry doors and standard. The assignment basis for the support costs has been direct labor dollars. For 2008 alpha complied the following data for the two products: deluxe Standard sales units 50,000

Detailed Explanation to Accounting questions

Solve sample problems. * credit will be given. due date today around 6PM Circle the one best answer. 1. The ACE Company has five plants nationwide that cost $100 million. The current market value of the plants is $500 million. The plants will be recorded and reported as assets at a. $100 million. b. $600 million. c. $4

Costing accounting for Ballpark Concessions

Ballpark Concessions currently sells hot dogs. During a typical month, the stand reports an operating income of $9,000 with sales of $50,000, fixed costs of $21,000, and variable costs of $0.64 per hot dog. (The selling price per hot dog should be calculated given the information.) Next year, the company plans to start se

Determining Cash Balance for Clint Eastwood Co

E7-1 (Determining Cash Balance) The controller for Clint Eastwood Co. is attempting to determine the amount of cash to be reported on its December 31, 2007, balance sheet. The following information is provided. 1. Commercial savings account of $600,000 and a commercial checking account balance of $900,000 are held at First