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    Tax and Ethical Consideration of Taxable Gifts

    Please explain tax and ethical considerations (with supporting authority where possible) regarding whether one should prepare a gift tax return that reports the taxable gifts in the following situation: A client transferred his corporation stock to 14 donees in December 2007. Each donee received shares valued at $11,000. Two

    Greengage: Standard deviation vs coefficient of variation as a measure of risk

    Greengage, a successful nursery, is considering several expansion projects. All of the alternatives promise to produce an acceptable return. The owners are extremely risk-adverse, they will choose the least risky of the alternatives. Data on the four possible projects is attached. a) which project is least risky, judging on t

    Professional Dilemma and Values: Ethics

    Prepare a 700-1050-word paper analyzing a professional dilemma and values conflict that you experienced before you began your major course of study or during your program of studies at school. Describe the experience: a. What was the ethical issue you experienced? b. Who was involved? c. What was the relationship of

    A company's strategy should be ethical because

    A company's strategy should be ethical because? of the dangers that top management will get embarrassed if the company's unethical behavior is publicly exposed a strategy that is unethical in whole or in part is morally wrong and reflects badly on the character of the company personnel involved everyone is an ethics w

    The solution to Leadership and ethical decision making

    Assignment detail: It is time for the semiannual category review for electronics. You will be assessing space allocations for the category with your team and key vendors. All vendors have submitted recommendations in advance regarding their products, including any new products that the manufacturers will be offering soon. A

    Philosophical Approaches to Ethical Decision Making Matrix

    Determine the ethical course of action for the following three scenarios from the perspective of each of the three philosophical approaches: consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Then, complete the matrix below by writing a few sentences stating the ethical course of action and the reasoning from that approach's persp

    How does integrity apply to whistle-blowing?

    Explain why integrity is important to maintain regardless of the field/business. How does integrity apply to whistle-blowing? Using a minimum of two credible sources, thoroughly discuss integrity and whistle-blowing.

    Unethical Behavior: Barker buys a house that Horace wants

    Mr. Barker is returning to a town he once lived in and a position he once held. He and his wife visit several real estate brokers there in hopes of finding a house. One broker mentions that Horace's house will soon be for sale. "Oh," Barker says, "I know Horace; is he leaving the area?" The broker explains that he is not, but is

    Financial institution audit: ethical issue at CPA firm during FDIC investigation

    I was employed as a certified public accountant (CPA) for a regional accounting firm that specialized in audits of financial institutions and had many local clients. My responsibilities included supervising staff, collecting evidence to support financial statement assertions, and compiling work papers for managers and partners t

    Ethical Business Behavior

    Provide a definition of ethical business behavior and explain the components involved in making ethical decisions.

    Providing ethical leadership

    Identify five ways in which you might provide ethical leadership. Rank them in terms of importance and be prepared to explain your ranking.

    Machiavellian Dilemma

    According to Machiavelli's literary work The Prince seizing power or opportunity is justified if the results are satisfactory. "Machiavellian" has come to mean ruthless opportunism. Do any of you feel that there are times when "the ends justify the means"? In the business world must an executive "stick to the good so long as

    Ethical decision-making

    I need to write a short paper exploring the ethics and morality using the following classic proverb as a springboard for the paper. Proverb: Don't cross your bridges until you get to them.

    Ethical Dilemma

    You are on a country road and see two neighboring farm houses on fire. One is yours and the other belongs to a new couple who just moved in. Your wife and child are at home as are your neighbors. You can only save one house. Which one do you save?

    Ethical Issues in the Supply Chain

    Ethical issues exist in the management of the supply chain. Do you agree? Please explain your answer in relation to the long-term success of the organization.

    Evaluation of ethical situations

    1. The sheriff in a southern town is guarding the courthouse against a mob that is about to storm it by force, in order to capture a prisoner and lynch him even before his trial. If the mob is frustrated, many people may be killed in the ensuing riot. Should the sheriff deliver the prisoner to the mob? 2. Should the wealt

    Is OB Mod a form of manipulation?

    Read the Ethical Dilemma Is OB Mod a Form of Manipulation? (p. 64). "Is OB Mod a form of manipulation? And if it is, is it unethical for managers to manipulate the behavior of employees?" (p. 64). Support your argument. ETHICAL DILEMMA - Is OB Mod a Form of Manipulation? Two questions: Is OB Mod a form of manipu

    Simon and Hobbs: effect of transactions on financial records. Ethical or not?

    Details: The net income of Simon and Hobbs, a department store, decreased sharply during 2000. Carol Simon, owner of the store, anticipates the need for a bank loan in 2001. Late in 2000, Simon instructs the store's accountant to record a $10,000 sale of furniture to the Simon family, even though the goods will not be shipped fr

    Ethical dilemma for end of life decisions

    See attached file. Create 4-6 (Microsoft Power Point slides) addressing risk management in regard to Health Care Ethical Dilemma for End of Life Decisions. Risk Management To deter ethical issues and promote the ethical principles and values of the medical profession (e.g. beneficence, non-malfeasance, autonomy, and justi

    Unethical Accounting and the Impact of Sarbanes Oxley

    Prepare an article analysis in which you identify situations that might lead to unethical practices and behavior in accounting. Then, examine the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on financial statements. Cite references if there are any.

    Legal and Ethical Issues on Market Share

    Was it fair to allow suit against companies based on their "market share" involvement in the production and sale of DES (market-share liability)? If not, should anyone be held accountable for the injury caused to DES-daughters? Is it fair to sue only those companies that captured the majority market share? Would it be