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AC 560 Tax Research and the IRS Unit 4 Quiz

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Question;1. Smelly Cigars has two divisions: the Rolling Division and the Box Division. The Box Division produces boxes that can be used by the Rolling Division. The Box Division incurs variable cost of $2.00 per unit, and its fixed cost is $.50 per unit. The Rolling Division can purchase similar boxes from external suppliers for $3.40. The Box Division sells its boxes to outside companies for $3.50 each. Assuming the Box Division has enough excess capacity to supply all of the Rolling Division?s needs, which of the following is the range at which a negotiated transfer price between the two divisions should occur? (Points: 5) $2.50 to $3.50 $2.00 to $3.40 $2.00 to $3.50 $2.50 to $3.40 There will be no transfer of containers from the Box Division to the Rolling Division.2.Sales revenue $1,500,000Gross margin 600,000Net income 90,000Average operating assets 450,000Owners? equity 200,000Playback?s turnover is: (Points: 5) 16.67. 20.00. 3.33. 5.00.3.Sales revenue $1,500,000Gross margin 600,000Net income 90,000Average operating assets 450,000Owners? equity 200,000Playback?s margin is: (Points: 5) 40%. 20%. 15%. 6%.4. Art-Frames Co. manufactures standard sized frames, and expects the following number of frames to be sold during the last three months of 20X5:October: 20,000November: 25,000December: 40,000Art-Frame tries to have inventory on hand at the end of each month to equal 20% of the following month?s sales. How many frames should Art-Frame produce during November? (Points: 5) 33,000 28,000 26,000 23,0005. Fragrance, Inc. has two divisions: the Cologne Division and the Bottle Division. The Bottle Division produces containers that can be used by the Cologne Division. The Bottle Division incurs variable cost of $2.00 per unit, and its fixed cost is $.50 per unit. The Cologne Division can purchase similar containers from external suppliers for $2.90. The Bottle Division sells its containers to outside companies for $3.00 each. Assuming all of the containers produced by the bottle Division can be sold to outside companies, which of the following is the range at which a negotiated transfer price between the two divisions should occur? (Points: 5) A transfer price between $2.00 to $3.00 A transfer price between $2.00 to $2.90 A transfer price between $2.50 to $2.90 A transfer price between $2.50 to $3.00 There will be no transfer of containers from the Bottle Division to the Cologne Division.6. Indicate which of the following statements about evaluating investment centers is false. (Points: 5) The use of the original cost of plant and equipment as part of operating assets (rather than book value) would help to eliminate the age of equipment as a factor in ROI computations. Residual income as a performance measure encourages managers to accept all investment projects that will benefit the company as a whole. Return on Investment would decrease if the turnover decreases. The use of residual income makes it easy to compare investment centers of different sizes.7. Pitkins Company collects 20% of a month's sales in the month of sale, 70% in the month following sale, and 6% in the second month following sale. The remainder is uncollectible. Budgeted sales for the next four months are:Budgeted salesJanuary $200,000 20 % February $300,000 70 %March $350,000 6%April $250,000Cash collections in April are budgeted to be: (Points: 5) $321,000. $292,000. $320,000. $313,000.8. Vern's makes all sales on account, and has the following collection pattern: 20% are collected in the month of sale, 70% are collected in the first month after sale, and 10% are collected in the second month after sale. Sales for the last quarter of the year are budgeted as follows:October $70,000 November $60,000 December $50,000What should be the budgeted receivables balance on December 31? (Points: 5) $40,000 $46,000 $51,000 $59,0009. Which of the following depicts the logical order for preparing the production budget, the cash budget, the sales budget, and the direct-labor budget? (Points: 5)1. production budget2. direct-labor budget3. sales budget4. cash budget 1. sales budget2. direct-labor budget3. production budget4. cash budget 1. sales budget2. production budget3. cash budget4. direct-labor budget 1. sales budget2. production budget3. direct-labor budget4. cash budget10. Wilson Corporation prepares its budget on an on-going basis, with a new quarter being added to the budget as the current quarter is completed. This type of budget is most commonly known as a: (Points: 5) ANSWER SHOULD BE ROLLING BUDGET pro-forma budget. revised budget. continuous budget. capital budget.11. Which of the following statements about budgeting is true? (Points: 5) If the budgeting process is to be effective, managers must believe they will be rewarded significantly only if they perform better than budgeted expectations. A company whose sales fluctuate significantly due to changes in the economy should invest less effort in budgeting than a business whose business activity is more stable. A budget that is prepared to determine whether or not a new manufacturing facility (plant) should be constructed is called a ?master budget.? The primary responsibility for preparing the budgets should not be left to the accountants.12. The following information is available on Xebra Company:Sales: $90,000Net operating income: 3,600Average operating assets: 30,000Stockholders' equity: 25,000Minimum required rate of return: 10%Xebra Company's residual income would be: (Points: 5) $ 600. $ 360. $5,400. $1,100.13. Adams Sporting Goods sells bicycles throughout the southeastern United States. The following data were taken from the most recent quarterly sales forecast: Expected Sales End-of-Month Desired InventoryApril 1,400 units 315 unitsMay 1,575 units 412 unitsJune 1,650 units 425 unitsOn the basis of the information presented, how many bicycles should the company purchase in May? (Points: 5) 1,672 1,575 1,562 1,47814. O'Neill, Incorporated's income statement for the most recent month is given below. Total Store A Store BSales $300,000 $100,000 $200,000Variable expenses 192,000 72,000 120,000Contribution margin 108,000 28,000 80,000Traceable fixed expenses 76,000 21,000 55,000Segment margin 32,000 $ 7,000 $ 25,000Common fixed expenses 32,000 Net Income $ 5,000 The marketing department believes that a promotional campaign at Store A costing $5,000 will increase sales by $15,000. If its plan is adopted, overall company net income should:(Points: 5) decrease by $ 3,950. decrease by $ 800. increase by $10,000. increase by $ 4,200.15. Which of the following statements about budgeting is false? (Points: 5) In the master budgeting process, the budgeted income statement is the last step. Zero-based budgeting assumes that nothing should be funded this year just because it was funded last year. Coordinating the planned activities of different departments is one advantage of the budgeting process. When preparing the master budget, depreciation costs must be budgeted even though they are non-cash costs and are expected to be fixed.16. ROI is most appropriately used to evaluate the performance of: (Points: 5) revenue center managers. cost center managers. investment center managers. profit center managers.

 

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