Historical cost can be defined as the original cost of an asset during transaction and recorded in an organization’s accounting record. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles stated that assets and liabilities must be recorded in balance sheet with original cost which is the purchasing cost during that time. The historical cost accounting often used in the condition where prices are constant or change slowly and yet, it does not affect the purchasing power of an item. There is no doubt on balance sheet amount because of the historical cost represented how many amount has been paid or received during the actual transactions. The advantages and disadvantages of historical cost accounting are discussed as below:
Overall Theme We will explore fundamental assumptions of cost functions and discuss the relationships between cost behaviour, cost estimation and cost prediction. The concept of cost driver analysis and its application to cost estimation and cost management will also be discussed. We will also describe how to estimate cost behaviour using managerial judgment, engineering methods and other quantitative techniques.
The following annotated bibliography includes a list of references that address cost measures, direct and indirect costs and pricing systems. Cost accounting systems are well-developed for tangible goods. Accounting principles are applied to businesses for financial reporting to analyze the profitability of the business. Direct and indirect costs is the basis to setting regulated prices on products.
A little over a year ago I was at a loss for what I wanted to do when I graduated. I had contemplated going into the legal field as a paralegal but that job would not give me the chance to be creative. Then I had this big idea that I should go to school to be a dietician but the only problem was that science was my weakest subject.
Session 1 Date September-4 Topic Introduction, overview, group assignment, product costing systems (concepts and design) Process costing systems Managing and allocating support service costs Inventory decisions Strategic issues in investment decision Managing quality and time to create value Midterm Exam Cost management and strategy The nature of management control systems Understanding strategy Strategy, balanced score card, incentive systems Organizational design & responsibility accounting Case presentation Case presentation Case presentation Case written report is due at the beginning of session 13 Final exam Chapter 1 (H) Chapter 1 (A) Chapter 2 (A) Chapter 20 (H) Chapter 18 (H) Reading Chapter 2 (H)
The board of directors of the Cortez Beach Yacht Club (CBYC) is developing plans to acquire more equipment for lessons and rentals and to expand club facilities. The board plans to purchase about $50,000 of new equipment each year and wants to begin a fund to purchase a $600,000 piece of property for club expansion.
b. The case states that the “guidebook” value of the 1984 Jetta was $3,500 at wholesale. In other words, if the 1984 Jetta were sold at auction, North Country Auto could reasonably expect to receive $3,500 for it. But, the dealership sold it at retail for $5,200. How should the profit on the 1984 Jetta be
Cost Accounting: Its role and ethical considerations Introduction: Accounting is the process of identifying, measuring, and communicating economic information about an entity for the purpose of making decisions and informed judgements. The major areas of within the accounting are: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting/Cost Accounting and Auditing- Public Accounting Managerial accounting is concerned with the use of economic and financial information to plan and control the activities of an entity and to support the management in planning and decision-making process. Cost accounting is the subset of managerial accounting and it helps management in determination and accumulation of product, process or service cost.
Erin should notify Smart Worx of the postponement as it is consistent with ethical principles of integrity and professional competence. As Erin is complying with these codes of ethics, she has nothing to lose or suffer as she followed the guidelines of the code and therefore cannot be