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Darling Paper Container Inc: Wchedule of five year MACRS depreciation

Darling Paper Container, Inc. purchased several machines at a total cost of $300,000. The installation cost for this equipment was $25,000. The firm plans to depreciate the equipment using the MACRS 5-year normal recovery period. Prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense for each year.

Business Entity Assumption

The entity assumption is one of the most basic accounting assumptions. According to this assumption, an organization is considered as a separate economic unit. Consider the aspects of the entity assumption and respond to the following: How far does the entity assumption hold true for a proprietorship and a family-controlled

Historical Cost Principle

According to the historical cost principle, assets should be recorded in the books of account at their actual cost, measured on the date when the asset had been purchased. Consider the features of the historical cost principle and discuss the drawbacks of recording assets in the books of account following the historical cost pri

Financial Mang.

Discussion 1 • Assume that you recently received your MBA and now work as an assistant to the CFO of a large corporation. Your boss has asked you to prepare a financial forecast for the coming year. Address the following questions: • How would you set up the model to be presented to the executives? How many scenarios woul

Present Value Analysis - Efficient Market Hypothesis

Present Value Analysis 1) What is your opinion to the questions below? Valuation is a key area in finance. Time value of money techniques are used in valuation. That is, present value and future value are used in valuation. Present value involves discounting, whereas future value involves compounding. Investors want to kno

Cash control

Topic 1: You own an automobile parts company and have been approached by a leading car manufacturer to supply parts to the company. How would you determine that the car manufacturer has a good record of servicing sales and paying its suppliers? What are the signs you would look out for in the financial statements for the possib

Financial analysis for Apple, Inc.

TOPIC 1: Retail firms are at risk that their inventory will become obsolete. What can a firm do to minimize this risk? What types of firms are most at risk? Least at risk? Select a retail firm that you think might be concerned about obsolete inventory and another that you believe would not be very concerned. Then, find their

sale tax

What is a national sales tax and how would it reduce the nation deficit?

Portfolio Management/Analysis

Based an the attached, provide the following: Report: o Policy statement o Economic Analysis o Sector Analysis o Selection of industry within sectors o Selection of investments - buy investments by dating the purchase a year back so that you have more than 6 weeks market data to work with. You are not required to have a

Restrictions on Government Revenues

Describe restrictions that may be placed on government revenues? What alternatives should the public administrator examine when met with severe budgeting restrictions? with two scholarly reference.

Credit Default Swap (CDS)

In CDS contracts, what kinds of risks are CDS protection buyers exposed to? And what kinds of risks are CDS protection sellers exposed to?

Finance Problem

A) Suppose that you are approached with an offer to purchase an investment that will provide cash flows of $1,200 per year for 15 years. The cost of purchasing this investment is $9,800. You have an alternative investment opportunity, of equal risk, that will yield 8% per year. What is the NPV that makes you indifferent between


Why do firms choose to make large increases in their dividends or start a stock repurchase program? Why would they choose one of these payout methods over another? Why do firms choose to cut or eliminate their dividends? What usually happens to the stock price of a company that does this?

Unethical behavior in finance

- Why is ethical behavior so critical to the practice of finance? - Cite at least three examples of financial managers/corporate executives who did not exercise ethics and the results of their choices. - Discuss how corporations can increase their value as a result of non-financial actions. - What benefits might a corporation

Multiple Choice Questions on Capital Budgeting - Finance

See the attachment. Question 1 1. A project has an initial investment of 100. You have come up with the following estimates of the project's cash flows: Suppose the cash flows are perpetuities and the cost of capital is 10%. What does a sensitivity analysis of NPV (no taxes) show? (Answers appear in order: [Pessimistic, M

Fabricator Inc.

Fabricator Inc., a specialized equipment manufacturer, uses a job order costing system. The overhead is allocated to jobs on the basis of direct labor hours. The overhead rate is now $ 3,000 per direct labor hour. The design engineer thinks that this is illogical. The design engineer has stated the following: Our accounting syst

Finance: CAPM, Beta

Need help with these multiple choice questions. Please provide the answer attached only. Need the answer in the next hour.

Final Contract price of a CPIF Contract

Given the following information regarding a CPIF contract, what would be the final contract price at the different final cost amounts. Target Cost $2,000,000 Target Fee $ 150,000 Share Ratio: Under Target 90/10 Over Target 80/20 Maximum Fee $ 240,000 Minimum Fee $ 60,000 a. Final cost is $1,000,000 b.

GM vs Meiji Holdings: Financial statement differences

Go to General Mills and Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd. website, review the most recent financial statements for the company, and then answer the following questions. What accounting standards are used? What auditing standards are used by the external auditors? Analyze and comment on the differences in the annual stat

Australian Financial Regulation

Read the attached article about the 2008 financial crisis and calls for better regulation in "Leaders: What next?" The article refers to corporate and regulatory failure. It poses the proposition that better regulation is needed but it must be the right regulation. Further, it suggests that too much regulation may inhibit

Sinking Fund: Good or Bad

I think a sinking fund is a good idea. It places funds to the side gradual just in case an investment doesn't work out. We would all like for our investments to work out but unfortunately they don't. It may not be an attractive feature because when we invest our money we would like to think we are going to make money. It's k

Finance - Real Interest Rate

I agree that the changes in real interest rates change in accordance with the change in the exchange rate. The nominal interest rate minus the inflation interest rate would be the real rate of return. This allows the investors to know whether or not they will have erosion through inflation or not. My question is: Do you agree