Durango Plastics: SCX is a $2 billion chemical company with a plastics plant located in Durango, Colorado. The Durango plastics plant of SCX was started 30 years ago to produce a particular plastic film for snack food packages. The Durango plant is a profit center that markets its product to film producers. It is the only SCX f
Define the cost and equity methods or accounting for an investment. Under what circumstances would you use the cost or equity method of accounting for an investment? Why are the percentages of ownership only a guideline when accounting for an investment? please provide a full response, approximately 200 words
The following account balances relate to the stockholders' equity accounts of Gore Corp. at year-end. 2008 2007 Common stock, 10,500 and 10,000 shares, respectively, for 2008 and 2007 $160,000 $140,000 Preferred stock, 5,000 shares 125,000 125,000 Retained earnings 300,000 260,000 A small
Technology Plus manufactures private-label small electronic products, such as alarm clocks, calculators, kitchen timers, stopwatches, and automatic pencil sharpeners. Some of the products are sold as sets, and others are sold individually. Products are studied as to their sales potential, and then cost estimates are made. The En
I am in need of assistance producing activity cost rates for the following and a bill of activities, activity-based costing per unit. Noor Company produces four versions of its model J17-21 bicycle seat. The four versions have different shapes, but their processing operations and production costs are identical. During July,
Walnut Corporation operates a small medical lab in Kansas, one that conducts minor medical procedures (including blood tests and x-rays) for a number of doctors. The lab consumes various medical supplies and is staffed by two technicians, both of whom are paid a monthly salary. In addition, there is an on-site office manager who
1.Following is a list of various costs incurred in producing frozen pizzas. With respect to production and sale of frozen pizzas, classify each cost as variable, fixed, or mixed. 1. Property insurance premiums, $1500 per month plus $0.005 for each dollar or property over $3,000,000. 2. Packaging 3. Hourly wages of inspectors
Please help me with these exercises. Also please make sure that when creating a excel spreadsheet that the exercises are identify with the exercises number and title. Thank you. 6-14 Break-Even and Target Profit Analysis Super Sales Company is the exclusive distributor for a revolutionary bookbag. The product sells for $60 p
Andre has asked you to evaluate his business, Andre's Hair Styling. Andre has five barbers working for him. (Andre is not one of them.) Each barber is paid $9.90 per hour and works a 40-hour week and a 50-week year, regardless of the number of haircuts. Rent and other fixed expenses are $1,750 per month. Hair shampoo used on all
Question 47 During September, 40,000 units were produced. The standard quantity of material allowed per unit was 5 pounds at a standard cost of $2.50 per pound. If there was a favorable usage variance of $25,000 for September, the actual quantity of materials used must have been 210,000 pounds. 190,000 pounds.
What are internal and external environmental factors that affect an environmental management system (EMS)? Which factors create the greatest challenge in planning an EMS? How could an EMS benefit healthcare organization? Can you help me get started with this assignment?
1 Why aren't actual overhead cost traced to jobs just as direct materials and direct labor cost are traced to jobs? 2. Spiedino Company sells its products to both residential and commercial customers in eight sales territories. In which of the following ways could Spiedino be segmented? a. By product and then further segment
1. The rapid meal has two restaurants that are open 24 hours. Fixed costs for the two restaurants together total $450,000 per year. Service varies from a cup of coffee to full meals. The average sales check per customer is $8.00. The average cost of food and other variable costs for each customer is $3.20. The income tax rate is
Buchanan Corp. is refunding $12 million worth of 10% debt. The corporation's tax rate is 35%. The call premium is 9%. What is the net cost of the call premium? Please show ALL work of how the answer was composed. A) $390,000 B)$1,080,000 C)$600,000 D) $702,000
1.When the allocated amount of indirect costs are less than the actual amount, indirect costs have been: a. underallocated b. underapplied c. overabsorbed d. Both underapplied and underallocated are correct. 2.For 20X5, Marcotte's Animal Supply Manufacturing uses machine-hours as the only overhead
1. Cost-volume-profit analysis assumes all of the following EXCEPT: a. total variable costs remain the same over the relevant range b. units manufactured equal units sold c. all costs are variable or fixed d. total fixed costs remain the same over the relevant range 2. Kaiser's Kraft Korner sells a sing
You were recently hired as CFO to improve the performance of Dennis Systems, which is highly profitable but has been experiencing cash shortages due to its high rate of growth. As one part of your analysis, you want to determine the firm's cash conversion cycle. Using the following information and a 365-day year, what is your
Can you help me get started on this assignment? ** See ATTACHED file(s) for more information ** Pumpkin Bags (PB) is a designer of high quality backpacks and purses. Each design is made in small batches. Each spring, PB comes out with new designs for the backpack and for the purse. They use these designs for a year, and
H & R Block is a service company that prepares tax returns; Borders is a retail company that sells books and CDs; Indian Motorcycle Corporation is a manufacturing company that makes motorcycles. Show that you understand how these companies differ by giving for each one an example of a direct and an indirect cost, a variable and
Walden Green provides custom farming services to owners of five-acre wheat fields. In July, he earned $2,400 by cutting, turning, and baling 3,000 bales. In the same month, he incurred the following costs: gas, $150; tractor maintenance, $115; and labor, $600. His annual tractor depreciation is $1,500. What was Green's cost per
Avant Designs and manufactures polished-nickle fashion bracelets. It offers two bracelets: Aztec and Mayan. The following data summarized budgeted operations for the current year: AVANT DESIGNS Summary of Budgeted Operations Current Year Aztec Mayan Sales price/unit $12 $15 Variable cost/unit $4 $5 Un
Managerial Economics: Appalachian Coal Mining, Twenty-first Century Electronics, Vanguard Corporation and more...
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Managerial Economics (1) Appalachian coal mining believes that it can increase labor productivity and, therefore, net revenues by reducing air pollution in its mines. It estimates that the marginal cost function for reducing pollution by installing additional capital equ
1. Which of the following items would not be classified as part of factory overhead? Direct labor used Amortization of manufacturing patents Production supervisors' salaries Factory supplies used 2. For which of the following businesses would the process cost system be appropriate?
1. Classifying a cost as either direct or indirect depends upon: a. whether the cost can be easily identified with the cost object b. whether an expenditure is avoidable or not in the future c. the behavior of the cost in response to volume changes d. whether the cost is expensed in the period in which it is
Managerial Planning and Goal Setting You are a sales director who is responsible for the southeastern sales team for a large telecommunications company. Currently you are in the process of preparing the sales goals for the coming year for your sales managers and their direct reports. Discuss the criteria for effective
One year ago, Academic Hospital and nearby Western Hospital merged. As part of the merger, Academic Hospital eliminated its small maternity service, and Western Hospital eliminated most of its internal laboratory. The two hospitals are both owned by one parent organization, yet they remain distinct profit centers, with an "e
See attached file for clarity. The Grape Cola caper. Howard Rockness was worried. His company, Rockness Bottling, showed declining profits over the past years despite an increase in revenues. With profits declining and revenues increasing. Rockness knew there must be a problem with costs. Rockness sent an email to his exec
Eagan Electrical Instruments Company estimates manufacturing support as 950% of direct labor cost. Eagan's controller, Jim Chang, is concerned that the actual manufacturing support activity costs have differed substantially from the estimates in recent months. He suspects that the problem is related to the use of only one cost
"Managerial accountants should understand the uses of accounting data, and users of data should understand accounting. Only in this way can accountants provide the appropriate accounting data for the correct uses." Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
1. What is the difference between free trade credit and costly trade credits? 2. What are some actions a firm can take to shorten its cash conversion cycle?