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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

Identifying Variances in Budgets

Well you made it and you have hung up your shingle that your are a CPA and are prepared to take on new clients. You sit down at your desk, turn on your shiny new Dell Laptop with wireless connection, take a sip of your steamy hot Starbucks Coffee and gaze at that beautiful shiny new wooden desk (that set you back $1000). Just

Effect of Information on Journal Entries

With the provided balance sheet of Johnson Corporation as of 12/31/2007 and the relevant data for 2008: 1. Record the effects of the information given and provide in journal entry form. 2. Prepare an income statement, statement of retained earnings, and a balance sheet for year ending December 31, 2008. Johnson Corporatio

Volume and Contribution Margin

Under the assumptions used in cost-volume-profit analysis, as volume increases: A. fixed costs increase in proportion to the increase in volume. B. variable costs per unit remain the same. C. fixed costs per unit remain the same. D. variable costs per unit increase in proportion to the increase in

The Equity Method of Accounting for Investments

On January 1, 2008, acme co, is considering purchasing a 40 percent ownership interest in PC co, a privately held enterprise for $700,000. PHC predicts its profit will be $185,000 in 2008, projects a 10 percent annual increase in profits in each of the next four years, and expects to pay a steady annual dividend of $30,000 for t

Question about Taxable Income & Tax Liability

D&D, Inc. reported the following results for 2007. Calculate D&D's taxable income and resulting tax liability using the tax rates given. Sales $20,000,000 Cost of sales $8,000,000 Operating expenses $1,000,000

Key West Company: Memo Help

I have the answers for the problems, I just need help with a 800 word memo. I've tried but am having really problems putting it into words. Please help me. ------- DATE : September 18, 2009 TO : John Smith Audit Partner [Name of Audit Firm] FROM : [Your Name] Auditor-in-Charge Audit Team Key We

Bank reconciliation, accounting

1. What's bank reconciliation? Is it important to reconcile books on a regular basis? What are the steps? Please prepare bank reconciliation for the following scenario: Prepare a July 31 bank reconciliation statement and the resulting journal entries for the Simmons Company. The July 31 bank statement indicated a cash balan

Cost tracing, cost allocations; Manufacturing acocunting methods

#1 Well that glorious day has arrived and you have opened up your owned beautiful business consulting practice in that new tower located on the corner of 56th Street and Lexington, New York City!!! Who would have believed the day that you were sitting on top of the world. You unlock the doors and await that first client.

Practice question 2 - University Level

Please assist with practice question. Please show step by step. The ledger of Piper Rental Agency on March 31 of the current year includes the following selected accounts before adjusting entries have been prepared. Debit Credit Debit Credit Prepaid Insurance 3,600.00 Supplies 2,80

Business Schools: 10 Variables and Formulation of Ranking

See attached file. 8. In a recent ranking of top graduate business schools in the United States published by U.S. News & World Report, data were provided on a number of attributes of recognized graduate programs. Specifically, the following variables were considered by U.S. News & World Report in establishing its overall ran

Theoretical Foundation of Accounting Principles

During the past several years, the Financial Accounting Standards Board has attempted to strengthen the theoretical foundation for the development of accounting principles. Two of the most important results of this attempt are the Conceptual Framework Project and the Emerging Issues Task Force. During this same period, the FASB