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    Perpetual inventory system, record of inventory

    A perpetual inventory system maintains an up-to-date record of inventory. It thus allows an organization to have a timely and more accurate inventory data. Consider the features of perpetual inventory and respond to the following: - Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of accounting for inventory under the perpetual in

    FIFO vs LIFO Methods

    Prepare a report comparing the accounting implications of valuing inventory under FIFO and LIFO methods of a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company during a period of rising prices. Provide the required references, if applicable. Should be 1 page minimum.

    Bank Reconciliation Statement for a Restaurant Supply Company

    The bank account as a control device helps to protect cash. One of the requirements is to conduct periodic bank statement reconciliations. Using the following data, complete the bank statement reconciliation. Prepare a bank reconciliation using B & B's Restaurant Supply Inc.'s information for August 31. - A NSF check fr

    Ethical consideration in accounting

    On a recent trip to Africa, J.T. Brown, sales manager of Prompt Technology, took his wife along at company expense. Linda White, vice president of sales and Brown's boss, thought his travel and entertainment expenses seemed excessive. But White approved the reimbursement because she owed Brown a favor. White was aware that the c

    Leases Annual Payments

    On August 1, 1993, Creative Works (lessee) and Netsis Computer Industries (lessor) signed a lease with the following terms: 1. Term: 5 years 2. Annual payments of $39,000 3. Implicit interest rate (not known to lessee) 10% 4. Lessor retains ownership of asset at end of lease 5. Fair value of asset $168,834 6. Cost of as

    Methods of Depreciation - Choosing the Correct Method

    There are various methods of asset depreciation. The methods of depreciation include the straight-line method, units-of-production method, and double-declining balance method. Consider the methods of depreciation and respond to the following: What are the various points or factors you would consider while choosing a method

    Cash versus accrual accounting

    Cash versus accrual accounting. Jack Block opens a tax and bookkeeping services business, Block's Tax and Bookkeeping Services, on July 1, 2008. He invests $40,000 for all the common stock of the business, and the firm borrows $20,000 from the local bank, promising to repay the loan on December 31, 2008, along with interest at

    Accounting: General jounal vs General Ledger

    A journal is used to chronologically record all transactions of a business. These transactions are then posted to the ledger. Consider the steps involved in recording transactions in the books of account and respond to the following: - Discuss whether entering a transaction in a journal and posting it again in the ledger invo

    Determining Financial Statement Effects of Several Transactions

    Information for TAB M2-9, M2-10 and M2-11 is below: a. Borrowed $3,940 from a local bank on a note due in six months. b. Received $4,630 cash from investors and issued stock to them. c. Purchased $1000 in equipment, paying $200 cash and promising the rest on a note due in one year. d. Paid $300 cash for supplies. e. Bough

    Various Quickbooks and accounting related questions

    1.What does Bank Reconciliation mean? A) It means to reconcile with the banker after getting into a fight for bank errors B)Verifies which transactions have cleared or not to verify that the amounts in the QuickBooks register match the bank C)It automatically downloads the bank transactions so you do not have enter any data

    Accounting: Contribution Margin Format

    ABC Electronics manufactures Blue-Ray drive, which has a fixed manufacturing overhead budget for year 20X3 of $2,000,000. The sales of Blue-Ray drive are expected to be 500,000 units for the year. All variable manufacturing costs are expected to be $8 per unit. The company has budgeted $5,000,000 for selling and administra

    Accounting records

    100 words-Read "Sometimes the Most Important Evidence is Not Found in the Accounting Records" at the beginning of Ch. 7 of Auditing and Assurance Services. Discuss the steps that Ralph Smalley could have taken to prevent the bankruptcy of Crenshaw. Do you believe these steps would have been reasonable and logical to take at that


    In detail, Describe the three major activities the statement of cash flows reports. Cite examples of cash flows for each activity.

    Managerial Accounting Quality Management and Activity Based Costing

    1. Review the Managerial Application "Toyota: Growth versus Reputation" (see attachment) a. Who benefitted from management's decision to grow at the potential risk of lower quality? b. Who suffered from that decision? 2. Why does just-in-time require total quality management? 3. Why might managers be more concerned ab

    Accounting for income taxes payable: Deferred taxes, NOL

    QUESTION ONE: Shetland Inc. had pretax financial income of $154,000 in 2014. Included in the computation of that amount is insurance expense of $4,000 which is not deductible for tax purposes. In addition, depreciation for tax purposes exceeds accounting depreciation by $10,000. Prepare Shetland's journal entry to record 2014

    Accounting: Balance Sheet

    The following (given in scrambled order) are accounts and balances from the accounting records of Alleg, Inc., as of December 31, 2012, after the books were closed for the year. Common stock, authorized 21,000 share At $1 par value, issued 12,000 shares $12,000 Additional paid-in capital 38,000 Cash 14,0


    1. Under the U.S. GAAP, financial assets and liabilities such as securities and other financial instruments can fall into three categories: available for sale, held for trading, and held to maturity. It is important to consider how these financial assets and liabilities are reported on income statements. For instance, depending

    Managerial Accounting: ABC Systems

    Managerial Accounting Questions 1. Should Activity Based Costing (ABC) be implemented in all organizations? Please explain. 2. Accountants want not to assign costs to the wrong jobs. What problem(s) does assigning cost to the wrong job cause? 3. Why is an organization that has a long-run focus more likely to implement ABC th

    Accounting: Valuation of Company

    You are considering investing in ATP Limited ("ATP") which is listed on Singapore Exchange. Financial information on ATP, which is shortly to pay its annual dividend, is as follows: See attached for tables. Calculate the value of ATP using (i) price/earnings ratio method and (ii) dividend growth model, and discuss the sign

    Accounting: Common Size Analysis

    Please take a look at both attachments and let me know if I answered the questions correctly. Also, I'm having trouble making a common-size balance sheet and income statement using this information. Please point me in the right direction and example how I'm supposed to complete both financial statements. Thanks Also, the dire

    Common Size Financial Statements and Percentage Change

    See the attached file. What was the percentage increase or decrease in income tax expense from 2014 to 2015? Q 1: Calculate the percentage change in three financial statement items. Q 2: Perform horizontal analysis by creating a common-size financial statement.

    Basic Concepts in Accounting Problems

    Need help with the following 6 problems for a final review: 4) What is the NPV for the following project if its cost of capital is 12 percent and its initial after tax cost is $5,000,000 and it is expected to provide after-tax operating cash flows of $1,800,000 in year 1, $1,900,000 in year 2, $1,700,000 in year 3 and ($1,30

    Accounting for Bonds Payable

    Volker Inc. issued $2,832,000 of convertible 10-year bonds on July 1, 2012. The bonds provide for 12% interest payable semiannually on January 1 and July 1. The discount in connection with the issue was $31,200, which is being amortized monthly on a straight-line basis. The bonds are convertible after one year into 8 shares o

    Accounting: Ratio analysis for XYZ ltd.

    XYZ Ltd is a group of doctors, dentists, professional sports players and celebrities with excess funds who wish to find small companies with great innovative ideas and invest in them. Several of the small companies present their idea to XYZ under a televised show broadcasted on national TV. The following information has been

    Intermediate accounting/Journal Entries

    1-Jan Crazy's sold 100% of its common stock for $200K cash. Par value of stock was 80.00/share and a thousand shares were sold 1-Jan Crazy borrowed $50K cash by issuing a 3-year note with a stated interest rate of 8% per year. To be compounded semi-annually. The interest is due on January 1 of each year; and the principal

    Clayton Co Lease Amortization Schedule & JEs

    Kimono Leasing Company (lessor) and Clayton Company (lessee) entered a six-year non-cancellable lease on January 1, 2014. The annual lease payment of $81,365 is due at the start of each year, with the first payment on January 1, 2014. There is also a guaranteed residual value of $50,000 that is due at the end of the lease te

    QuickBooks Bookkeeping 2012

    Answer all the questions to Quickbooks bookkeeping 2012. This is not an assigment. QuickBooks Setup 1.1 What information is required before they set up a QuickBooks file? 1.2 How to start a new company data file in QuickBooks (Easy Step Interview)? 1.3 How to keep the lists and preferences from an old file while rem

    Financial versus Managerial Accounting

    Financial versus Managerial Accounting 1) What is your opinion on the questions below? It is time to explore the differences between financial and managerial accounting. Financial accounting is rule-oriented since the information is used to communicate with third parties. Managerial accounting, on the other hand is for inter