Taking a further look, an analyst might have some concerns when looking over Kodak’s account payables and liabilities. There was a high increase in Kodak’s liabilities which pose concern for how well and willing is Kodak able in paying back its debt. Although Kodak’s total assets could cover its liabilities, the high increase in liabilities alone would cause some concern with analyst. Another important point analyst might use when they are assessing the profitability of Eastman Kodak is the substantial decrease in the company’s net income between 2002 and 2003. This alone will cause some concern and would pose analyst to research further the reasons for such decrease.
Memo To: Chip & Charles Carroway, Carroway Clothing Limited (CCL) From: Date: Re: Current accounting issues, employment benefits and financing options. Thank you for the opportunity to address the current accounting issues, employment benefits and financing options facing Carroway Clothing Limited (CCL) 1. SR& ED and Development costs treatment: In reviewing the financial statements it appears that the development costs and SR&ED treatment may not have been recorded appropriately. The SR&ED are tax credits to be used towards taxable income and should not have been recorded as government grants. Since CCL may not have needed them in the initial years, it can use SR&ED tax credits against taxable income
It would be my advice for Mr. Jones to not buy the stock because of the liability of current and future tax obligations which Mr. Jones would incur from the purchase of the stock. Since the tax identity of Smithon corporation would have not ceased, it is not a favorable purchase for Mr. Jones. Ina a case where the tax identity of a firm does not cease not to exist, the tax aspects will remain the same and so will the existing tax schedule. So in this case it would mean that Mr. Jones would not be allowed to change the financial year to end on December 31. The buyer in cases where he can’t change the legal entity is in a non -benefice situation, the buyer is limited to follow the current tax basis on the company’s assets even if the buyer paid more for the
Another argument in favour of hedging is that the company is able to focus on their core business instead of focusing on the market movements of the underlying asset. In our case the interest rate plunged and the future was not favourable. On the contrary, if the interest rate had increased, the upside risk would have been limited. 2. Uncertainty and protection The first mortgage loans generate interest earnings which are not much affected by interest rate fluctuations.
does not have to accrue the liability because the exact amount of the liability cannot be reasonably estimated. The company has to make a note disclosure and state all the facts of the case and the high chance of losing the case because this lawsuit (and the possibility of 20more) is relevant to the future financial position of the company and thus the users of the financial statement should know about the situation. Part C - 5 Marks i.) Lower of cost and net realizable value method (LCNRV) is a method of inventory valuation in which the company reports its cost of goods sold as either the cost or the net realizable value depending on which is lower (in accordance with the relevance and prudence criteria of accounting). This is in order to ensure that their inventory and income statement are not overstated.
The value to the separate transitions would be higher than a combined one. Being the value of the disk drive business diluted in the Veritas stock value, a separation based deal would trigger a valuation of the Veritas business close to its stock price value, plus a higher price for the disk drive business. Finally Silver Lake Partners’ aims to acquire the disk drive operations and probably are not interested in the Veritas stock, that is a very close exchange of money for stock. Transaction Winners and Losers: Main winners would be Seagate shareholders. Will avoid taxes on the Veritas stock swap and acquire a more liquid asset.
The condition was that he must maintain a current ratio of at least 1.50, however due to the expansion costs his current ratio is at 1.40. Step 2: What are the ethical issues of the case? The ethical issue is whether or not Josh Hwan should report the true value for the current ratio, or if he should include some revenue that will be earned in July of next year. If he includes this revenue the current ratio will raise to, or above, the agreed upon value of 1.50. This act however, would be illegal and would also be negligent of his professional duties.
The corporate tax reform proposed in this budget would eliminate loopholes. Other benefits include the reorganization of government processes to better serve economic goals and education reforms providing grants and job training. Some criticisms of the Democratic budget proposal are that the cuts are too “safe,” (CNN 2011) debt loads estimated growth under the Democratic budget is still viewed as too large. There is no mention of attempting to change policies on mandatory spending in order to decrease the funding to these programs. The proposed burden of Democratic programs is estimated to double the burden if the proposals for discretionary spending remain at such a low rate (CNN
3. Control Activities. These are the activities usually thought of as “the internal control.” They include such things as separation of duties, account reconciliations, and information processing controls that are designed to safeguard assets and enable an organization to timely prepare reliable financial statements. 4. Information and Communication.
If the gross profit falls from one year to the next or is thought to be too low the firm may need to decrease the costs of its purchases or may try to increase the sales without increasing the cost of the goods sold. The same thing applies to the net profit margin if it is too low or falls year on year then the business may need to look for cheaper premises or cut staffing costs. Return on Capital Employed will be used to see if an investment is worth the capital outlay, if the return from the capital outlay is higher than the interest offered by banks for money invested then the outlay is justified. you then have to talk about Liquidity,The Debtors’ and creditors’ and then an overview of it all