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    Eisner & Associates: Income Statement and Activity Based Costing

    Eisner & Associates provides consulting and tax preparations services to its clients. It charges a $200 fee per hour for each service. The firm's revenues and overhead costs for the year are shown in the following statement: Tax Consulting Total Revenue $260,000 $540,000 $800,000 Overhead Costs Secretarial suppo

    Cost accounting

    Please see the attached Word document for the table. I need help evaluating the following scenarios in which standard cost systems are in use and calculate direct labor and materials variances. Manufacturing Cost Classification A company makes DVD players and incurs a variety of different costs. Place a check in the ap

    financial accounting #2

    E2-2 Selected transactions for D. Reyes, Inc., an interior decorating firm, in its first month of business, are as follows. Jan. 2 Invested $10,000 cash in the business in exchange for common stock. 3 Purchased used car for $4,000 cash for use in business. 9 Purchased supplies on account for $500. 11 Billed customers $1,800

    Urlacher Company performs the following accounting tasks during the year

    E1-1 Urlacher Company performs the following accounting tasks during the year. ______Analyzing and interpreting information. ______Classifying economic events. ______Explaining uses, meaning, and limitations of data. ______Keeping a systematic chronological diary of events. ______Measuring events in dollars and cents. ___

    Southwest Airlines Financial ratios

    Please, I need help with this calculations and interpretations: Calculate and compare in tabular form the key financial ratios for the three airlines: American Airlines, Southwest and AirTran Airways for 2009. a. Profitability ratios i. Gross profit margin ii. Net profit margin iii. Return on assets iv. Return on stockhold

    Financial Accounting Practice Problems

    Blank questions and true/false questions attached: 1. Name the six steps in the financial planning process 1) ____________________________ 2) ____________________________ 3) ____________________________ 4) ____________________________ 5) ____________________________ 6) ____________________________ 2. Leilani has cash

    Detailed Cost Accounting Calculations

    Helmer Sporting Goods Company manufactured 100,000 units in 20X5 and reported the following costs: Sandpaper $ 32,000 Leasing costs- Plant 384,000 Materials handling $ 320,000 Depreciation- equipment 224,000 Coolants & lubricants

    Cost accounting for Hareston Company and Weller Company

    See attached file for problems requirements. The production department of Hareston Company has submitted the following forecast of units to be produced by quarter for the upcoming fiscal year: 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Units to be produced 7,000 8,000 9,000 6,000 In addition, the beginning raw

    Reciprocal Allocation Method-Cost Accounting

    See the attached file. Reciprocal Allocation Method Maintenance direct costs: $15,000 Personnel direct costs: $36,000 Printing direct costs: $45,000 Developing direct costs: $30,000 Machine Hours Labor-hours Dept. Costs Maintenance 0 0% 500 $15,000 Personal 1000 0 0% $36,000 P

    Cost Accounting: Cost Drivers

    The Bank offers only checking accounts. Customers can write checks and use a network of automated teller machines. The bank earns revenue by investing the money deposited; currently, it averages 5.2 percent annually on its investments of those deposits. To compete with other banks, The bank pays depositors 0.5 percent on all dep

    Cost Flows and Cost Behavior, Cost Estimation

    See the attached file. Problem 1: Cost Terminology, Cost Flows and Cost Behavior Part 1: The Miami Company suffered major losses in a fire on October 23, 2007. In addition to destroying several buildings, the blaze destroyed the company's work in process inventory for an entire product line. Fortunately, the company wa

    Cost accounting P8-17, P8-18, P8-19; P8-21

    8- 17 Fixed manufacturing overhead, variance analysis ( continuation of 8- 16). Esquire Clothing allocates fixed manufacturing overhead to each suit using budgeted direct manufacturing labor- hours per suit. Data pertaining to fixed manufacturing overhead costs for June 2009 are budgeted, $ 62,400, and actual, $ 63,916. Requir

    Explain why variance analysis is important.

    1) How does planning of fixed overhead costs differ from planning of variable overhead costs? Can you think of fixed and variable costs in your personal budget? 2) Explain why variance analysis is important.

    Records of Larsen Manufacturing for the Year

    See the attachments. PROBLEM 3 The following data have been taken from the records of Larsen Manufacturing for the year ended 12/31/2011. Sales $860,000 WORD BANK Purchases of raw materials 150,000 12/31/2011 Direct labor 110,000 Cost of goods available for sale

    Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Cost Accounting

    Kool-skinz Company manufactures custom-designed skins (covers) for iPods and other portable MP3 devices. Variable costs are $10.80 per custom skin, the price is $18, and fixed costs are $66960. Required: 1. What is the contribution margin for one custom skin? 2. How many custom skins must Kool-skins Company sell to break ev

    Cost Accounting, Flexible Budget, Static Budget & Variances

    7- 17 Flexible budget. Connor Company's budgeted prices for direct materials, direct manufacturing labor, and direct marketing ( distribution) labor per attaché case are $ 40, $ 8, and $ 12, respectively. The president is pleased with the following performance report: Actuals Co

    JVR Corporation Cost function for High-low method

    Ken Howard, financial analyst at JVR Corporation, is examining the behavior of quarterly maintenance costs for budgeting purposes. Howard collects the following data on machine-hours worked and maintenance costs for the past 12 quarters: Quarter Machine-Hours Maintenance Costs 1 - 90,000 $185,000 2 - 110,000 $220,000

    Accounting MC: Matching revenue and expense; financial statements

    Please select the correct answer: 1. MC Matching revenues and expenses refers to: a). recording revenues when a product is sold or a service is rendered. b). accurately reflecting the results of operations for a fiscal period. c). recording revenues when cash is received. d). having revenues equal expenses 2

    Cost accounting

    Please give examples of what types of companies may engage in job-costing and what types of companies that may engage in process-costing. Be specific in your examples and support your argument from the product or service that your organization delivers. Discuss your thoughts on the single-driver approach to allocating manufa

    Budgeting for Material Needs

    AAA Inc. has developed the following production budget for one of its products for the second quarter of the year: month production april 18,300 may 15,400 june 12,000 Each unit takes 4 pounds of material 256, which costs $3 per pound. AAA inc has 1600 pounds of material 256

    Accounting (cost data) - Parker Trophies

    Parker Trophies makes and sells trophies it distributes to little league ballplayers. The company normally produces and sells between 8,000 and 14,000 trophies each year. The following cost data apply to various activity levels. a. Complete the preceding table by filling in the missing amounts for the levels of activity shown

    Identify possible cost drivers for each cost pool

    The following are six cost pools established for a company using activity-based costing.The pools are related to the company's products using cost drivers. Cost Pools: 1. Inspection of raw materials 2. Production equipment repairs and maintenance 3. Raw materials storage 4. Plant heat, light,water, and power 5. Finished

    Keep or drop a segment, special order cost accounting tasks

    1. Dockers, Inc. is a retail chain with 125 stores organized into 5 regions. The most recent annual income statement for the Snert, ND store is given below (in $000). It is typical of recent years, and Hagar is considering closing the store because of chronic losses. What factors should Dockers consider in making the decisio

    Finance: dividend valuation model

    1. Implementing a dividend valuation model to determine the value of the common shareholders' equity requires an analyst to measure three elements. Discuss what three elements need to be measured by the analyst. 2. Under the assumption of clean surplus accounting how would you compute total dividends paid to common equity-ho