Acct 551 Final Exam (Questions with Answers)

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ACCT 551 Final Exam (Questions With Answers)

ACCT 551 Final Exam (Questions With Answers)

1. (TCO C) Redstone Company spent $190,000 developing a new process, $45,000 in legal fees to obtain a patent, and $91,000 to market the process that was patented. How should these costs be accounted for in the year they are incurred?

2. (TCO D) Total payroll of Watson Co. was $920,000, of which $160,000 represented amounts paid in excess of $100,000 to certain employees. The amount paid to employees in excess of $7,000 was $720,000. Income taxes withheld were $225,000. The state unemployment tax is 1.2%, the federal unemployment tax is .8%, and the F.I.C.A.
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5. (TCO F) The stockholder’s equity section of Lemay Corp shows the following on Dec 31, 2011:
Preferred stock- 6% $100 par, $4000 shares outstanding $400,000
Common Stock-$10 par, 60,000 shares outstanding $600,000
Paid-in capital in excess of par $200,000
Retained earnings $114,000
Total stockholders’ equity $1,314,000

Assuming that all of the company’s retained earnings are to be paid out in dividends on 12/31/11 and that preferred dividends were last paid on 12/31/09, show how much the preferred and common stockholders should receive if the preferred stock is cumulative and fully participating.

6. (TCO A) At December 31, 2010, Sager Co. had 1,200,000 shares of common stock outstanding. In addition, Sager had 450,000 shares of preferred stock which were convertible into 750,000 shares of common stock. During 2011, Sager paid $600,000 cash dividends on the common stock and $400,000 cash dividends on the preferred stock. Net income for 2011 was $3,400,000 and the income tax rate was 40%. What would be the diluted earnings per share for 2011 (rounded to the nearest penny)? Please show all computations.

7. (TCO B) On May 1, 2010, Kirmer Corp. purchased $450,000 of 12% bonds, interest payable on January 1 and July 1, for $422,800 plus accrued interest. The bonds mature on January 1, 2016. Amortization is recorded