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  • Sylvia

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    | | | | | |3B | |Compute depreciation under different methods. | |Moderate | |30–40 | | | | | | | | | |4B | |Calculate revisions to depreciation expense. | |Moderate | |20–30

  • Financial Statements Measure The Liquidity And The Strength Of A Business

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    calculate the real value of accounts receivables and fixed assets. Uncollectible accounts receivables and depreciation reflect the offsets reported on financial statements. In accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); two methods compute the uncollectible accounts receivable expense. Just like uncollectible accounts offset the value of accounts receivables; so do depreciation expenses counteract the value of fixed assets. Also called contra accounts, the journal entries accumulate

  • The Benefits Of Cost Segregation

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    calculating depreciation values, in a way that can be beneficial for the business, to an extent that can be allowed. It is a legitimate tax saving strategy that is often overlooked due to the complexity and lack of proper guidelines in the past. However, in 1997, the court ruling in the case of Hospital Corporation of America (109 TC 21) has set a precedent for many tax payers to pursue cost segregation. The key benefits of cost segregation are increased cash inflow, bonus depreciation, write-off

  • Current & Non Current Assets

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    INVENTORY – PERIODIC INVENTORY SYSTEM In a Periodic Inventory System, no effort is made to keep up – to – date records of either the inventory or the cost of goods sold. Instead, these amounts are determined only periodically __ usually at the end of each year. It is used by very small businesses having manual accounting systems. Questions 1 – 3 (Meigns & Meigns), Question 4 (Fess & Warren) Question 1:- Mach IV Audio uses periodic inventory system. One of the

  • Inventory Systems And The Inventory System

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    Merchandise Inventory Merchandise Inventory has two types of Inventory systems, Perpetual and Periodic. The perpetual inventory system is based on a running total of units as well as using point-of-sales (POS) registers and scanner (Price, Haddock, & Farina, 2015). The perpetual inventory system on the other hand is based on a periodic count of goods that are on hand, requires that a physical count of the inventory be performed when creating the financial statements of a company. There are also different

  • My First Accounting Position For A National Telecommunications Company

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    last five years. Therefore, I have been asked to do the following: • Make a simple adjustment by recalculating the depreciation from five years to ten years. Since the machine is paid, the depreciation really does not matter. • Make an adjusting journal entry by transferring repairs and maintenance expenses to capital assets. Depreciation and Journal Expense Adjustments Depreciation is the process of allocating the cost of an asset to expense over its useful life. It is an annual allowance for the

  • Essay on Gaap vs Ifrs

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    Comparison of reporting discrepancies between IFRS and GAAP Kaci Amon, Poonam Aujla, Daniel Aurora, Yuanyan Fang, Mark Gonzalez Accounting 306 C1 Professor Xuhong Luo August 12, 2012 Executive Summary The generally accepted accounting principal (GAAP) and international financial reporting standard (IFRS) are standards governing how economic events are reported. In the United States, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relies on the FASB, the accounting standard-setting body of

  • Harnischfeger Case

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    clearly all of the accounting changes Harnischfeger made in 1984. -In 1984, there was a switch from accelerated to straight line depreciation retroactively. Because of this, the depreciation expense decreased. -The estimated depreciation lives on certain U.S. plants, machinery and equipment changed. The economic life of these assets was increased, so the depreciation expense was lowered. -There was an improvement in the minimum pension benefit. This change produced a lower pension expense. -The

  • Cash Flows

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    December 31, 20x5                   Sales $713,800   Less: Cost of goods sold 323,000   Gross profit $390,800       Less: Selling & administrative expenses $186,000   Depreciation expense 17,000   Interest expense 27,000 230,000       Add: gain on sale of land

  • Federal Taxation Ch 6 Solution Manual

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    73 Chapter 6 Deductions: General Concepts and Trade or Business Deductions SUMMARY OF CHAPTER Tax deductions are allowed to taxpayers only if specifically authorized by the Internal Revenue Code. Deductions allowable to individual taxpayers fall into four categories: trade or business expenses, expenses incurred for the production of income, losses, and personal expenses. In addition to discussing the general requirements for deductibility for each of the above types of expenses, this chapter also