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Financial Accounting : Return on Investment

BE2-25 Smolinski Company is considering an investment which will return a lump sum of $500,000 five years from now. What amount should Smolinski Company pay for this investment to earn a 15% return?

Time value of money calculations: Amount in the sinking fund

Gordon Company issued $1,000,000, 10-year bonds and agreed to make annual sinking fund deposits of $80,000. The deposits are made at the end of each year into an account paying 5% annual interest. What amount will be in the sinking fund at the end of 10 years?

Financial Accounting

The board of directors is considering a stock split or a stock dividend. They understand that total stockholders' equity will remain the same under either action. However, they are not sure of the different effects of the two types of actions on other aspects of stockholders' equity. Explain the differences to the directors.

Fundamental Accounting Principles Identified

2. (a) Your friend Dick Wasson cannot understand how the characteristic of corporation management is both an advantage and a disadvantage. Clarify this problem for Dick. (b) Identify and explain two other disadvantages of a corporation. statements?

Financial Accounting 363 (II)

E1-2 The ledger of Salizar Company at the end of the current year shows Accounts Receivable $110,000, Sales $840,000, and Sales Returns and Allowances $40,000. Instructions Using Microsoft Excel (a) If Allowance for Doubtful Accounts has a credit balance of $2,500 in the trial balance, journalize the adjusting entry at Dec

Financial Accounting 363 (II)

Instructions: Match the cash expenditures given below with the appropriate accounting treatment. An individual classification may be used more than once, or not at all. Treatments A. Record the expenditure as an asset and depreciate it. B. Record the expenditure as an asset and amortize it. C. Record the expenditure as an as

Financial Accounting 363 (II)

Section One: P1-6B P1-6B On January 1, 2002, Case Western Company had Accounts Receivable of $54,200 and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts of $4,700. Case Western Company prepares financial statements annually. During the year the following selected transactions occurred. Jan 5 Sold 7,000 of merchandise to Garth Brooks Comp

Financial Accounting 363 (II)

P1-8B In recent years, Letterman Company purchased three machines. Because of heavy turnover in the accounting department, a different accountant was in charge of selecting the depreciation method for each machine, and various methods were selected. Information concerning the machines is summarized below. (see chart in attac

Financial Accounting 363 (II)

E1-23 Hootie and the Blow Fish, Inc., organized in 2002, has the following transactions related to intangible assets. 1/2/02 Purchased patent (7-year life) $490,000 4/1/02 Goodwill purchased (indefinite life) 360,000 7/1/02 10-year franchise; expiration date 7/1/2012 420,000 9/1/02 Research and development costs 185,000

Depreciation

E1-16 Lindy Rig, the new controller of Bellingham Company, has reviewed the expected useful lives and salvage values of selected depreciable assets at the beginning of 2002. Her findings are as follows. Useful Life Accumulated in Years Salvage Value Type of Date Depreciation Asset Acquired Cost 1/1/02 Old Proposed Old Pro

Accounting taxes

1. Does your employer pay taxes on your behalf? Explain your answer.

Intro to Statistics Question

Businesses benefit from securities markets primarily by: a. having a convenient place to invest in stocks and bonds b. obtaining the capital they need to finance their operations c. securing memberships on the various exchanges d. participating in the mutual funds of investment bankers.

Financial Accounting 363 II

Record the following transactions on the books of Essex Co. (a) On July 1, Essex Co. sold merchandise on account to Harrard Inc. for $16,000, terms 2/10, n/30. (b) On July 8, Harrard Inc. returned merchandise worth $3,800 to Essex Co. (c) On July 11, Harrard Inc. paid for the merchandise.

Financial Accounting II

2. What are some common types of receivables other than accounts receivable and notes receivable?

Financial Accounting 362

Match the items below by entering the appropriate letter in the space. 1. Partnership 2. Liabilities 3. Revenues 4. General ledger 5. Matching principle 6. Unearned revenues 7. Income summary 8. Intangible assets 9. Freight-out 10. Sales returns an

Financial Accounting

Adjusting Entries The following information for Marx Company is available on June 30, 2000, the end of a monthly accounting period. You are to prepare the necessary adjusting journal entries for Marx Company for the month of June for each situation given. Appropriate adjusting entries had been recorded in previous months.

Financial Accounting

Closing Entries The end of the period account balances after adjustments of the Falcon Cleaners and Laundry are as follows: Account Balances (After Adjustments) Cash $ 10,000 Cleaning Supplies 3,500 Prepaid Rent 3,600 Equipment 128,000 Accumulated Depreciation-Equipment 20,000 Accounts Payable 8,500 Common St

Financial Accounting

Journal Entries Prepare the necessary general journal entries for the month of October for the Dolan Company for each situation given below. Dolan uses a perpetual inventory system. Oct. 5 Paid cash of $12,000 for operating expenses that were incurred and properly recorded in the previous period. Oct. 8 Purchased mercha

Financial Accounting

Correcting Entries: The following errors were made in journalizing and posting transactions in May in the Unruh Company. 1. An $800 payment for repairs incurred on account and properly recorded in April was debited to Repair Expense $800 and credited to Cash $800. 2. A collection of $2,000 on account from a customer was r

Financial Accounting : Periodic Inventories

Periodic Inventories Olsen Company uses the periodic inventory method and had the following inventory information available for the month of November. Date Transaction Units Unit Cost 11/1 Beginning inventory 400 $3 11/5 Purchase No. 1 600 $5 11/12 Sale No. 1 (300) 11/18 Purchase No. 2 400 $6 11/25 Sale No. 2 (600)

Financial Accounting Discussion Question

How can you use what you have learned in this course in your daily work? Can you help improve what goes on in your company or could have helped in a prior company?

Suggesting method to management

2 - Consider the LIFO and FIFO inventory accounting methods. If the business was in a period of increasing costs for its inventory which method would you recommend to management and why? Would your recommendation be different if the company were privately owned or publicly traded? When answering this question do not confuse

Journalize and post the July transactions. Prepare a trial balance. Enter the following adjustments on the work sheet and complete the work sheet. Prepare the income statement and a retained earnings statement for July and a classified balance sheet at July 31. Prepare and post-closing trial balance at July 31.

Terry Duffy opened Terry's Window Washing Inc. on July 1, 2002. During July the following transactions were completed. July 1 Issued $9,000 of stock for $9,000 cash. 1 Purchased used truck for $6,000 paying $3,000 cash and the balance on account. 3 Purchased cleaning supplies for $900 on account.

Financial Accounting 362

Karen Tong, D.D.S., opened a dental practice on January 1, 2002. During the first month of operations the following transactions occured. 1. Performed services for patients who had dental plan insurance. At January 31, $875 of such services was earned but not yet billed to the insurance companies. 2. Utility expenses incurrr

Financial Accounting 362 Part (I)> Diane Torres reviewed the records and found the following errors: (a) Prepare an analysis of each error showing (1) the incorrect entry (2) the correct entry, and (3) the correcting entry. (b) Prepare a correct trial balance.

P4-6A Diane Torres, CPA was retained by Doneright TV Repair Inc. to prepare financial statements for April 2002. Torres accumulated all the ledger balances per Doneright's records and found the following. DoneRight TV Repair Inc. Trial Balance April 30, 2002 Debi

Accounting: Prepare Annual Adjusting Entries

A review of the ledger of Greenberg Company at December 31, 2002, produces the following data pertaining to the preparation of annual adjusting entries. 1. Salaries Payable $0. There are eight salaried employees. Salaries are paid every Friday for the current week. Five employees receive a salary of $750 each per week, and

Coconut Problem

An island is inhabited by five men and a pet monkey. One afternoon the men gathered a large pile of coconuts which they proposed to divide equally among themselves the next morning. During the night one of the men awoke and decided to help himself to his share of the nuts. In dividing them into five equal parts he found that the