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Amend the Budget

Let's say that you are part of an organization that has just begun a new fiscal year. During the first month, there is a large emergency repair to a piece of equipment. The repair was very expensive and was more than the entire year's budget for repairs. Do you feel like the budget should be amended so there is more money for

Travel party details are mentioned.

Help with recommending a certain geographic area for a travel party. This may be a cruise, land tour or independent travel. The clients could be a couple, family or group. Could you bring geographical aspects into this sample report, and advise why you feel this area would be an ideal vacation destination for the clients? Try al

Flexible budget analysis (Variance Report)

You brought your work home one evening, and your nephew spilled his chocolate milk shake on the variance report you were preparing. Fortunately, you were able to reconstruct the obliterated information from the remaining data. Fill in the missing numbers below. (Hint: It is helpful to solve for the unknowns in the order indicate

Cash Budget

The Sharpe Corporation's projected sales for the first eight months of 2004 are as follows: January $ 90,000 May $300,000 February 120,000 June 270,000 March 135,000 July 225,000 April 240,000 August 150,000 Of Sharpe's sales, 10 percent is for cash, another 60 percent is collected in the month following sale, and 30

Number of pounds of raw materials to be purchased

Pelican Co. is forecasting sales of 40,300 units of product for October. To make one unit of finished product, 10 pounds of raw materials are required. Actual beginning and desired ending inventories of raw materials and finished goods are: October 1(Actual) October 31 (Desired) Raw materials (pounds) 48,55

Objectives of budgeting; zero-based budget

True or False (if false, identify errors) a) The objectives of budgeting and the functions to which they relate are: 1) establish specific goals=>planning 2) executing plans to achieve goals => Directing 3) Periodically comparing actual results established goals => Controlling b) True or false: (If false, identify error

Linkages between flexible budget and variances

* Attached picture is a scan of the full problem. I am looking for direction as to how to complete this problem. I am not very good with managerial accounting. Valley View Hospital has an outpatient clinic. Jeffrey Harper, the hospital's chief administrator, is very concerned about cost control and has asked that performance

Applying the flexiable budget approach

UCFF Blood Bank, private charity that is supported by grants, is located on an island. It just finished its operation for September, which was a particularly busy month due to a powerful hurricane that hitting neighboring islands, causing injuries. The island donated their blood to the islands that were affected. AS a consequenc

Prepare a Purchases and Production Budget

I would like to know how I can setup a production budget for January, February and March. What is the purchases budget in dollars for the month January, February. I have the following sales estimations: Month Sales January 45,000 February 60,000 March 90,000 April 93,000 Currently I have 10,000 units o

Completing a master budget for Norway Company

Norway Company, a merchandising company, prepares its master budget on a quarterly basis. The following data have been assembled to assist in preparation of the master budget for the second quarter. a. As of March 31(the end of the prior quarter), the company's balance sheet showed the following account balances: Cash $

Important information about Purchase Budget

Pay more Products places orders for goods equal to 75 percent of its sales forecast in the next quarter. What will be orders in each quarter of the year if the sales forecasts for the next five quarters are:

Preparing an operating budget

Terry's Equipment Center has been organized to sell a line of lawn and garden equipment. The company began operations on January 1 with the following assets: Cash $14,000 Inventory 29,000 Land 31,000 Buildings and equipment $250,000 (useful life 20 years, no residual value, of which $210,000 relate

Developing a Personal Budget

Assuming you would like to purchase a new car next year, develop a personal budget for yourself or a friend for this year. Make sure to include a savings plan to save enough for a down payment, taxes, license, and insurance. Discuss the situations that might derail the budget along with a plan for you to deal with these issu

How to Budget revenue: governmental, proprietary, and fiduciary

a. Determine which revenues are used in which funds: governmental, proprietary, and fiduciary. b. Describe any restrictions that are (or could be) placed on those revenues. c. How public policy decisions affect the receipt of revenues. d. How go the economic conditions that affect revenue projections. e. How to develop a

Estimating the Operating Budget

Estimating the Operating Budget Introduction: Reisen Travel offers helicopter service from suburban towns to the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Each of its 10 helicopters make between 1,000 and 2,000 trips in a year. The records indicate that a helicopter making 1,000 round-trips in a year incurs an

Cravat Sales Company - Master Budget

You have just been hired as a management trainee by Cravat Sales Company, a nationwide distributor of a designer's silk ties. The company has an exclusive franchise on the distributing of the ties, and sales have grown so rapidly over the last few years that it has become necessary to add new members to the management team. Yo

West Division of Vader Corporation produces intricate components

The West Division of Vader Corporation produces an intricate component part used in Vader's major product line. The divisional manager has recently been concerned about a lack of coordination between purchasing and production personnel and believes that a monthly budgeting system would be better than the present system. The

Capital budget, and Costs Allocation/Anayzing Cost

Please I need help on these 3 questions, one on capital budgeting and two on costs - total product cost, variable, fixed, manufacturing, nonmanufacturing, etc. Please see the attachment Thank you very much! 1. A Company collected the following information to prepare its cash budget for the first quarter of 2005: Begin

P4-32 Funding Budget Shortfalls: PV calculation

P4-32 As part of your personal budgeting process, you have determined that in each of the next five years you will have budget shortfalls. In other words, you will need the amounts shown in the following table at the end of the given year to balance your budget-that is, inflows equal out-flows. You expect to be able to earn 8

Prepare a detailed IT(Information technology) budget.

Prepare a detailed IT(Information technology) budget. You have 10 million dollars to set up a IT department for a start up paper manufacturing company. Come up with a comprehensive IT budget ( for 10 million USD) for your department taking into consideration of all factors. Also, communication expenses like phone bills sho

Crystal Glassware Company: Variances

Crystal Glassware Company has the following standards and flexible-budget data. Standard variable-overhead rate.............. $6.00 per direct-labor hour Standard quantity of direct labor............ 2 hours per unit of output Budgeted fixed overhead...................... $100,000 Budgeted output...........................

Flexible Budget; Performance Report

I need help with this problem. Mark Fletcher, president of SoftGro, Inc., was looking forward to seeing the performance reports for Novemeber because he knew the company's sales for the month had exceeded budget by a considerable margin. SoftGro, a distributor of educational software packages, had been growing steadily for ap

Standard Hours, flexible budget

I need help with this problem. Thanks. Gibraler Insurance Company uses a flexible overhead budget for its application-processing department. The film offers five types of policies, with the following standard hours allowed for clerical processing. Automobile.........1hr Renter's...........1hr Homeowner's........2 hr Heal

Are budget plans effective

Abstract: The article outlines the status of the government's budget planning in the U.S.. Critics observed that the Cabinet officials are sluggish on the financial planning, wherein the federal budget has come to a virtual standstill. During a typical year, agencies would be preparing their spending plans for fiscal year 2010,

Wikke State Univ: prepare tuition revenue budget and number of facility needed

Wikki State University (WSU) is preparing its maser budget for the upcoming academic year. Currently, 8,000 students are enrolled on campus however, the admissions ofice is forecasting a 5 percent growth in the student body despite a tuition hike to $75 per credit hour. The following additional information has been gathered fr

Performance Evaluation: Annual Budget for American Tire Co.

The Akron plant of American Tire Company prepares an annual master budget each November for the following year. At the end of each year it compares the actual costs incurred to the budgeted costs. How can American Tire get employees to accept the budget and strive to meet or beat the budgeted costs?

Budget for a medical clinic: matrix of line-item, functional, and program budgets

Creating a Budget Various budget approaches play an important role in resource allocation in human service organizations. You are the medical clinic administrator for three physician group clinics and you are preparing a budget matrix to be presented to the physicians. The matrix budget consists of line-item, functional, and