By following the matching principle all of the costs associated with a particular product, not just its wholesale price, is expensed when the item is sold. Requirement 2 - A Generally, the lower of cost or market method is used to value inventory in order to “avoid reporting inventory at an amount greater than the benefits it can provide” (Spiceland, Sepe, & Nelson, 2013, p. 476). According to Spiceland, Sepe, and Nelson (2013) the “change in replacement cost usually is a good indicator of the direction of change in selling price” (p. 477). When the change in replacement cost is negative the LCM method allows companies to apply the conservatism principle. The conservatism principle involves “recognizing expenses and liabilities as soon as possible when there is uncertainty about the outcome, but to only recognize revenues and assets when they are assured of being received” (The conservatism principle).
Taking the original cost of the item minus the liquidation value will give them the loss for failing to sell that item, in essence overstocking an item. L.L. Bean has an annual cost of $10 million for having too much of the wrong inventory, according to the case. Another cost that is involved with overstocking is the annual holding time of their facility when they keep inventory for the next year. 2.
Solutions to Week 1 HW Chapter 1 E14. [LO 5]. Incremental revenue per day $2,500 Less incremental costs: Labor $700 Parts 500 Transportation 100 Office staff 200 1,500 Incremental Profit per Day $1,000 Opportunity cost = $1,000 per day 52 days = $52,000 Rent and depreciation do not enter into the calculation of the opportunity cost since these costs are not incremental (they will be incurred whether or not Ken decides to stay open on Saturday). P2. [LO 5 and 6].
GAAP also has specific types of transactions, and it required public companies to follow rules that are set by the Securities and Exchange Commission. IFRS Revenue Recognition IFRS revenue recognition states that revenue can be recorded when it becomes economically significant: IFRS revenue recognition can be defined as "not as strict" as opposed to GAAP. IFRS is considered universal; standard 18 sets forth general principles and examples applicable to all industries. IFRS allows recognition when the rewards and risk of ownership is transferred, giving the buyer control of the goods, revenue is understood and the economic benefits will flow to companies or in other words, you will get paid. IFRS bans the "completed contract method" and under certain circumstances will allow the percentage of completion method.
So, 2000 = 30000/Square root of sample size. Solving for the Square root of sample size, we get Square root of sample size = 30000/2000 = 15. Taking its square, the sample size is found as 225. Chapter 9 Exercise 1 No it is not a good defense. If you choose 40 random employees from the corporation, the standard error would equal 6/Square root of 40 = .95 days.
ECON 1312 Homework Assignment # 2 Chapter 4 1. Why do we need a units-free measure of the responsiveness of the quantity demanded of a good or service to a change in its price? Answer: To measure or to compare the demand of the two unrelated goods or services. 2. Define the price elasticity of demand and show how it is calculated.
The more recent costs are matched against current revenues. c. There will be a deferral of income tax. d. A company's future reported earnings will not be affected substantially by future price declines. 82. Which of the following is true regarding the use of LIFO for inventory valuation?
In Path to Prosperity, Paul Ryan offers an 80% cut in discretionary spending - the largestgutting of governmental public services in our lifetime - and FEMA finds itself stuck on the chopping block. Although exact numbers aren't given to how much disaster funds would be cut, it's safe to say that calling 211 might be the only option left in a nation starved for cash flow. This was the point made by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid yesterday when he chastised Mitt and Paul for even thinking that they could show sympathy for the hurricane victims. A bit harsh? Yes.
Income statement, or profit-and-loss statement, measures flows of costs, revenue, and profits over a defined period of time. It allows you to judge whether the company is spending too much on particular expenses, and to see whether they are turning a profit for a specific time of period. To complete the general view of financial state of the company, it is better to accompany the study of income statement with balance sheet. The balance sheet provides a snapshot of business investment and financing at a particular point of time. Both statements combine to provide a rich picture of a business’ financial performance.
Financial accounting differs from managerial accounting for the reason with financial accounting is used for external users such as investors and creditors. Managerial accounting is for the internal users of a company which can include employees as part of the decision making process. When comparing the financial accounting to managerial accounting you will see that managerial is more flexible with the calculations of cost that deals with the current and future; leaving financial accounting to deal with the past transaction