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Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Questions

2. Please explain how would you record the following Invoices and payment in T accounts: - Invoice #1: Office supplies from Office Depot $150 - Invoice #2: Interest accrual from loan acquired with Bank of America of $40,000 - Invoice #3: Electricity bill from Reliant Energy $700 - Payment of invoice #1 with a wire transfe

Calculating PV, future spending plans and analyzing credit deals

Can you help me get started with this assignment? 1. Mike Polanski is 30 years of age and his salary next year will be $40,000. Mike forecasts that his salary will increase at a steady rate of 5 percent per annum until his retirement at age 60. a. if the discount rate is 8 percent, what is the PV of these future salary paym

Normal debit balances on credit side of acting equation

Explain in your own words on why you believe that the statement below is true: 1. Some liability and equity accounts have normal debit balances or increase with debits instead of credits. But these accounts are all found on the credit side of the accounting equation.

Corporate finance

Need help on the problems in the attached document. Label each answer... be specific as possible.....if you'd like you may use bullet items to respond to the questions... 1. Corporate Finance Organization: In a large corporation, what are the two distinct groups that report to the chief financial officer? Which group

Write-off of accounts receivable

BE9-4 At the end of 2006, Endrun Co. has accounts receivable of $700,000 and an allowance for doubtful accounts of $54,000. On January 24, 2007, the company learns that its receivable from Oswego Inc. is not collectible, and management authorizes a write-off of $6,400. (a) Prepare the journal entry to record the write-off. (

Credit Protection

Maria receives two new credit cards on May 1. She had solicited one of them from Midtown Department Store, and the other had arrived unsolicited from the High Flying Airlines. During the month of May, Maria makes numerous a credit card purchases from Midtown Store, but she does not use the High Flying Airlines card. On May 31

Reed's Clothier: Ratio Analysis and Working Capital Management

See the attached document and answer the eight questions found on the bottom. For question 1, calculate all of the ratios listed in Exhibit 4 of the case. Jim Reed, II had just left a rather unpleasant meeting with his banker, Harold Holmes of First Virginia National Bank. Jim had banked with First Virginia for almost 30 year

Curent Asset Management

Company X has credit sales of $144,000 yearly with credit terms of net 30 days, which is also the average collection period. Company X does not offer a discount for early payment, so it's customers take 30 days to pay. If Company X offered a 2% discount for payment in 10 days and every customer took advantage, (using full sal

Credit Management: usefulness of criteria

Discuss the usefulness of following criteria for credit management 1) Terms of sale 2) The promise to pay 3) Credit analysis 4) The credit decision 5) Collection policy

Taxation Credits

Kevin and Sue have two children, ages 8 and 14. They spend $6,200 per year on eligible employment related expenses for the care of their children after school. Kevin and Sue each earns a salary of $30,000. What is the amount of the credit for child and dependent care expenses?

Available Credit

What is the difference between having available credit, some debt, and some cash vs. no debt, no available credit, and very little cash, because you have always paid all debts with cash?

Types of spontaneous financing

What are some types of spontaneous financing that are available to organizations? Which of these types is used by your organization? Is it important for an organization to establish a line of credit? Why or why not?

Management: Accounts Receivable

A company reported a $1,800 balance in accounts receivable on January 1, 2000. During the year, $12,400 of sales on account were made. During the year, the Co. wrote off as uncollectable, accounts receivable of $850. If the ending balance of accounts receivable is $1,000, what is the amount of cash received from customers?

What should the nominal cost of trade credit be to those customers who do not take discounts, based on a 365 day year, assuming that they pay on time, even though they do not?

I have been given a sample of study questions for my upcoming financial management test. Most of it I have been able to do fairly easily, but there are 5 questions I am having a difficult time with. Specifically, I am looking for not only the answer to these following questions, but how you came to get them as this is what I rea

Description of Accounts Receivable

8-2A At December 31, 2007, Curtis Imports reported this information on its balance sheet Accounts receivable $600,000 Less: Allowance for doubtful accounts $40,000 During 2008, the company had the following transactions related to receivables. 1) Sales on the account

Credit Rating: Public Debt Rating

Why would a company pay to have its public debt rated by a major rating agency (such as Moody's or Standard and Poor's)? Why might a firm decide not to have its debt rated?

Filing Status, Dependency Exemptions, and Child Credit

Filing Status, Dependency Exemptions, and Child Credit. For the following taxpayers, indicate which tax form should be used, the applicable filing status, and the number of personal and dependency exemptions available, and the number of children who qualify for the child credit. a. Arnie is a single college student who earned

Employee Benefits for a Sr. credit and collections analyst

Create a memo meant for upper management that will discuss benefit options for employees in the position of Sr. Credit and Collections Analyst. 1. Include time-off, health insurance, retirement and savings plans, and another work / life benefit. 2. What would be the main strategic consideration in managing the recommended

Finance Questions

1. In the management of cash and marketable securities, why should the primary concern be for safety and liquidity rather than maximization of profit? 2. Explain the similarities and differences of lockbox systems and regional collection offices. 3. Why would a financial manager want to slow disbursement? 4. Why are Treasury

Cash Management Paper

A. Compare and contrast various cash management techniques. b. Compare and contrast the various methods of short-term financing.

Accounts Receivable Turnover Computations

The following data are taken from the comparative balance sheets of Fulton Company. Compute and interpret its accounts receivable turnover for year 2005 (competitors average a turnover of 7.5). 2005 2004 Accounts receivable $152,900

Accounting Management Practices

How can management practices speed the collection of receivables? Which management practices tend to slow the collection of receivables?

Credit Extension Policies

Discuss how each of the following factors would tend to affect a firm's credit extension policies: a. A shortage of working capital b. An increase in output to the point where the firm is operating at full production capacity. c. An increase in the firm's profit margin (i.e. its profit contribution ratio) d. An increase