The first statement is the income statement. An income statement documents the income for a period of time. External users, such as investors and creditors utilize income statements as an indication of future performance-based on past income when deciding whether to invest in a company or the probability of loan repayment. Internal users, such as managers and owners may use the net income to verify sales goals or justify bonus payment. When preparing the income statement, the first entry is revenue.
Week 2 Discussion Questions DQ#1: How do you define strategic planning? What are some differences between strategic and financial planning? What financial problems might an organization encounter when implementing a strategic plan? I believe strategic planning is the process, which takes place to set organizational goals to meet the expectations of the mission and direction of the organization. Strategic planning focuses on the long-term goals of an organization, therefore it differs from financial planning.
Capital Budgeting Measurement Criteria U05a1 Carla Hagood 1. Describe the Net Present Value (NPV) method for determining a capital budgeting project's desirability. What is the acceptance benchmark when using NPV? The NPV determines the monetary increase that can be expected from an investment. It will tell if the return will be above or below the needed amount to complete a project.
e) What is the company’s operating income for the current year? f) What is the company’s EBITDA for the current year? g) What is the company’s net income/earnings (final profit or loss) for the current year? h) What are the company’s earnings per share (basic and diluted) for the current year? (notes) i) What is the actual name used by the company to identify this particular document?
When / if MR is higher than MC then MP would result in a profit for Company A. However, if MC is higher than MR Company A, would experience a loss. Utilizing method the Total Revenue – Total cost method; TR-TC method which depends on P (profit) = Revenue - Cost. When utilizing this method the first step is to determine the results of this equation P=TR-TC. Based on the given scenario for Company A and with utilizing the given data table.
What are the overall goals? Is cash availability more important than owning the item items long-term? If it cost more to lease than to purchase than purchasing the item upfront would make more sense. Additionally, how quickly will the item depreciate or become antiquated. What tax credits can be earned on depreciation of an owned asset or the lease payments?
Discussion Questions DQ 1 What is meant by an in-substance defeasance, and how can a government use it to lower its interest costs? How must it recognize a gain or loss on defeasance if it accounts for the debt in a proprietary fund?How do the GASB standards pertaining to in-substance defeasances differ from those of the FASB? DQ 2 What is an encumbrance? How does an encumbrance affect expenses and expenditures? What is the impact of encumbrance accounting on a governmental budget?