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    Claiming expenses

    When can you claim transportation expenses in your job and in conducting charity / community work expenses as deductions? And, what considerations determine when to use actual expense or mileage allowance for automobile travel?

    Lease Lone Star 2 begin year semi-annual pmts

    Technoid Inc. sells computer systems. Technoid leases computers to Lone Star Company on January 1, 2006. The manufacturing cost of the computers was $12 million. This non-cancelable lease had the following terms: Lease payments: $2,466,754 at the beginning of each 6 mo. period, with the first payment being made at 1/1/06. Lease

    Book value: End year lease payments

    Star Company leases a computer on January 1, 2006. This lease had the following terms: Lease payments: $2,500,000 at the end of each year , with the first payment being made at 12/31/06. Lease term: 10 years Implicit interest rate and incremental borrowing rate: 4% annually. Fair value of the computers at 1/1/06 is $20,277,239.4

    Comparing Lease, Debt and Equity Financing

    What are the principal advantages and disadvantages of lease financing? Which of the purported advantages are really of dubious value? Compare and contrast leasing with debt/equity finance.

    Finance: Lease Agreement and Capital Budgeting

    At the beginning of its accounting year Alice plc leases a machine from Louise Leasing plc. The following information relates to the lease agreement: 1. The term of the lease is 5 years, and the lease agreement is non-cancellable, requiring equal rental payments of £9,276 at the beginning of each year; 2. The machine has a fa

    Principles of Accounting

    Describe for the students the primary objectives of accounting. Explain the basic terminology of the accounting process or financial reporting. Explain how accounting can affect your personal life emphasizing professional ethics. Explain the role that technology has played in small business accounting. Please include AP

    Capital vs. Operating Leases

    Capital versus Operating Leases On January 2, 2008, two identical companies, Daggar Corp. and Bayshore Company, lease similar assets with the following characteristics: 1. The economic life is eight years. 2. The term of the lease is five years. 3. Lease payment of $20,000 per year is due at the beginning of each year begi

    Lease/Buy Finance Problem

    Dakota Trucking Company (DTC) is evaluating a potential lease for a truck with a 4-year life that costs $40,000 and falls into the MACRS 3-year class. If the firm borrows and buys the truck, the loan rate would be 10%, and the loan would be amortized over the truck's 4-year life, so the interest expense for taxes would decline o

    Business and Financing Sample Problems

    Dear Sir/Madame, I need assistance in the questions mentioned below. I would like to compare them to the answers I already have. Please provide the answers in excel format. Thank you A. Andiola Corporation is evaluating whether to lease or purchase equipment. Its tax rate is 30 percent. If the company purchases the e

    Accounting for an Operating Lease

    On Jan. 1, 2008, Doug Nelson Co. leased a building to Patrick Wise Inc. The relevant information related to the lease is as follows. 1.The lease arrangement is for 10 years. 2.The leased building cost $4,500,000 and was purchased for cash on Jan. 1, 2008. 3.The building is depreciated on a straight-line basis. Its estimated

    Lesse Entries; Capital Lease

    On January 1, 2008, Burke Corporation signed a 5 year noncancelable lease for a machine. The terms of the lease called for Burke to make annual payments of $8,668 at the beginning of each year, starting Jan. 1, 2008. The machine has an estimated useful life of 6 years. The machine reverts back to the lessor at the end of the lea

    Patrick Wise Inc: Account for an Operating Leases

    On January 1, 2008, Doug Nelson Co. leased a building to Patrick Wise Inc. The relevant information related to the lease is as follows. 1. The lease arrangement is for 10 years. 2. The leased building cost $4,500,000 and was purchased for cash on January 1, 2008. 3. The building is depreciated on a straight-line basis

    Bensen and Flynn: Lessee-Lessor Entries; Sales-Type Lease

    On January 1, 2008, Bensen Company leased equipment to Flynn Corporation. The following information pertains to this lease. 1. The term of the noncancelable lease is 6 years, with no renewal option. The equipment reverts to the lessor at the termination of the lease. 2. Equal rental payments are due on January 1 of e

    Lease Analysis: Costs of Owning, Debt and Equity

    The lease analysis should compare the cost of leasing to the: a. Cost of owning using debt. b. Cost of owning using equity. c. After-tax cost of debt to measure the effect of leasing on the cost of equity. d. Average cost of all fixed charges. e. Cost of owning using the weighted avera

    Allied Package Express Service properly capitalized

    36. Allied Package Express Service properly capitalized at $93,598 a large truck it had leased on January 1, 2011. The truck has a 14-year useful life. Title to the truck passes to Allied at the end of the 12-year lease term. Allied depreciates other similar trucks on the straight-line method with no salvage value. The lease agr

    L. Rashid Company: Leasing

    L. Rashid Company, a rapid growing chemical company needs to raise $3 million in external funds to finance the acquisition of a new chemical waste disposal system. After carefully analyzing alternative financing sources, Denise MacMahon, the firm's vice president of finance reduced the financing alternatives to three choices: (1


    Indicate whether each of the following independent transactions is a capital (C) or operating (O) lease. a. __________ A firm signs a 5-year lease for equipment with a 7-year life. b. __________ A firm signs a lease for property with a fair market value of $20,000. The present value of the lease payments is $16,000. c. ____

    Manufacturing vs. Service Delivery Organizations

    10-12 slides with speaker notes Describe the differences between a manufacturing and service-delivery organization by comparing and contrasting the differences between the two types of organizations. Use an example for each type of organization from any market sector that delineates the differences. If the credit value is not

    Kohers Inc. Lease Arrangement

    Kohers Inc. is considering a leasing arrangement to finance some manufacturing tools that it needs for the next 3 years. The tools will be obsolete and worthless after 3 years. The firm will depreciate the cost of the tools on a straight-line basis over their 3-year life. It can borrow $4,800,000, the purchase price, at 10% a

    Total obligation and loss recorded on bonds

    Can you help me get started on this assignment? 1) The December 31, 2006, balance sheet of Eddy Corporation includes the following items: 9% bonds payable due December 31, 2015 $1,000,000 Unamortized premium on bonds payable 27,000 The bonds were issued on December 31, 2005, at 103, with interest payable on July 1 and De


    Intermediate Accounting-12th ED (KIESO, WEYGANDT, and WARFIELD) 1. Chapter 10 #4 Indicate where the following items would be shown on a balance sheet. (a) A lien that was attached to the land when purchased. (b) Landscaping costs. (c) Attorney's fees and recording fees related to purchasing land. (d) Variable overhead r

    Lease agreements: determine whether operating or capital lease, identify factors

    The XYZ Company entered into the following leasing arrangements, as the lessee, during the current year: A. XYZ leased a copy machine for 3 years. The fair market value of the machine at the inception of the lease was $17,500 and XYZ agreed to pay a quarterly lease payment of $1,475. At the end of the lease the remaining li


    "We're Moving On Up" Mike and Earl Moore, owners of College Men's Unlimited, have just signed a five-year lease in the new College Town Mall. The new mall is ideally located for their business-a short walk from campus and only two blocks from downtown. The far side of the mall is bounded by the most prestigious homes in the c