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Financial Statements: importance, uses, information for business decisions

1. What does the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows tell you about the company? Why is this statement important? What decisions could be made by using this statement? 2. What information is provided in these statements that will help you in making these business decisions. What information is not provided?

Question about Government and Non-profit accounting

Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) 116 and 117 Executive Summary Write a one-page Executive Summary assessing the requirements of SFAS 116 and 117 and its impact on financial statements. Be sure to properly cite all your sources.

Holly Enterprise: Compute the income statement profit margin

The 2008 income statement of Holly Enterprise shows operating revenues of $134,800, selling expenses $38,310, general and adminstrative expenses $36,990, interest expense $580, and income tax expense of $13,920. Holly's stockholders' equity was $280,000 at the beginning of the year and $320,000 at the end of the year. The compan

Accounting Problems 2-14, 2-25, 2-27, 2-29: working with financial statements

Chapter 2: Practice Exercise 2-14 - Expanded Accounting Equation For the following four cases, use the expanded accounting equation to compute the missing quantity. Assets Liabilities Capital Stock Retained Earnings Case A $23,000 $11,000 A $ 4,500 Case B 17,500 B $ 4,500 3,600 Case C C 14,000 11,000 27,000 Case D 45,000

Moore Services: Prepare income statement and balance sheet in good form

On May 1, 2006, the amount of capital stock in Moore Services Company was $71,000 and retained earnings was $30,000. During May, the company paid dividends of $15,100. The amounts of the various assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses are as follows: Accounts payable $8,900 Accounts receivable 25,950 Cash 11,390 Fees

Balancing the investment account

Young Co. acquired a 60% interest in Tomlin Corp. on December 31, 2003 for $630,000. During 2004, Tomlin had net income of $400,000 and paid cash dividends of $100,000. At December 31, 2004, the balance in the investment account should be a. $630,000. b. $870,000. c. $930,000. d. $810,00

Using Financial Ratios when Analyzing Financial Statements

Scenario: You are the manager of the high school athletic team division of Abel Athletics, a manufacturer of athletic equipment and apparel, which has recently gone through the initial public offering (IPO) process and has become a public company. Abel Athletics has annual sales revenue of approximately $50 million and makes se

Financial Planning statements: true or false. Explain

Financial Planning. True or false? Explain. a. Financial planning should attempt to minimize risk. b. The primary aim of financial planning is to obtain better forecasts of future cash flows and earnings. c. Financial planning is necessary because financing and investment decisions interact and should not be made independen

Balance sheet 32

Question 32: (2 points) Daubenspeck Corporation's balance sheet and income statement appear below: Comparative Balance Sheet Ending Balance Beginning Balance Assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 51 $ 44 Accounts receivable 94 61 Inventory 74 85 Plant and equipment 696 535 Accumulated depreciation ( 243)

Balance sheet entry: using a materials requisition slip

Can you help me with this question? A materials requisition slip showed that total materials requested were $42,500 with $1,500 of this amount consisting of indirect materials. What entry is made to record the transfer of materials from the storeroom? A) Work in Process Inventory 41,000 Manufacturing Overhead 1,5

Energy Company: estimated uncollectibles and balance sheet

Can you help get me started on this one? During its first year of operations, Energy Company had credit sales of $3,000,000; $600,000 remained uncollected at year-end. The credit manager estimates that $32,000 of these receivables will become uncollectible. (a) Prepare the journal entry to record the estimated uncollectibl


Please refer to instruction sheet. PROBLEM 4-6- STILLMORE INVESTIGATIONS - ADJUSTMENTS Instructions to record the adjustments and prepare financial statements for Stillmore Investigations for the month of December, 2005. Instructions. You will need a small calculator to complete the assignment. 1) Enter the adj

Percent of sales method in pro forma balance sheet

I need some assistance in preparing this problem 1. Sales will increase by 25% next year. 2. The following balance sheet items will increase in direct relation to sales: a. Cash b. Accounts Receivable c. Inventory d. Fixed Assets e. Accounts Payable 3. Management forecasts that Notes payable will need to increase by $

Firms Business Risks

Which of the following statements is most correct? a. A firms business risk is solely determined by the financial characteristics of its industry. b. The factors that affect a firms business risk are determined partly by industry characteristics and partly by economic conditions. Unfortunately, these and other factors that a

Liabilities on balance sheet of agency

"The company is set up like paypal. They are just the go between for the victim and the company paying out the restitution. I think it may be recorded as a credit to notes payable" Do you agree that notes payable will be credited for this transaction? Why or why not?

Recording Transactions/Financial Statements

Scenario: Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. is a leading manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings in 315 retail stores in the United States and abroad. The following is adapted from a recent Ethan Allen balance sheet as of June 30. Dollars are in thousands. Cash $75,688 Other assets $6,665 Accounts r

Identifying Financial Statement Accounts

Mark each of the accounts listed in the following table as follows: a. In column (1), indicate in which statement the account belongs: income statement (IS) or balance sheet (BS) b. In column (2), indicate whether the account is a current asset (CA), current liability (CL), expense (E), fixed asset (FA), long-term debt (LTD),

statement of cash flows,accounts payable,allowance for debts

53. Concerning the Indirect Statement of Cash Flows, select the correct statement. A)The management of a company would mostly utilize the Indirect Statement of Cash Flows as a management tool since it starts with Net Income from the Income Statement. B)The management of a company would not normally distribute the

Pro Forma Financial Statement

Hello, Here is the question: Create 2 year pro forma financial statements that reflect current performance of the economy in general, the company I am working with (Google), and global economic conditions. Regards

Examining Financial Statements

Use the Kraft Foods 2007 Annual Report PDF (link provided in attachment) to find the answers to the questions located in the Examining Financial Statements (Microsoft Word) document. Please provide both numerical answers as well as summarize the answers in written word format. Examining Financial Statements Locate the answer

Estimating the Cost of Inventory

Pine Company estimates the cost of its physical inventory at March 31 for use in an interim financial statement. The rate of markup on cost is 25%. The following account balances are available: Inventory, March 1 $1,160,000 Purchases during March 500,000 Purchase returns 26,000 Sales during March 900,000.


What are some possible motivations that a company might have to either understate or overstate the amount of depreciation expense that it records for a given period? How might a financial analyst detect deliberate distortions by management? What other parties do you think should be monitoring the actions of management to prevent