Which of the following items can berecognizedas intangible assets in an entity’s financial statements?
i) Internally generated goodwill
ii) Purchased goodwill
Which of the following statements about accounting concepts and the characteristics of financial information is correct?
Devin Co sells a single product at a selling price of $85. Direct costs are $38 per unit and overheads are $24 per unit. 60% of overheads represent the recovery of fixed costs. Both sales and production are budgeted to be 50,000 units.
How many units are sold at the breakeven point (to the nearest unit)?
Bush has been asked by his bank to produce a budgeted income statement for the six months ending on 31 March 2014. He forecasts that monthly sales will be $3,000 for October, $4,500 for each of November and December, 2013 and $5,000 per month from January 2014 onwards.
Selling price is fixed to generate a margin on sales of 33.33%.
Overhead expenses (excluding depreciation) are estimated at $800 per month. He plans to purchase non-current assets on 1st October costing $5,000, which will be paid for at the end of December and are expected to have a five-year life, at the end of which they will possess a nil residual value.
The budgeted net profit for the six months ending 31 March 2014 is:
Which of the following comments about sales price is correct?
The annual salary paid to a business's financial accountant would best be described as:
A division manufacturing a single product which sells for $325 has the following unit cost structure:
Share of fixed costs45
In the coming period, the budgeted production volume is 10,000 units.
What is the budgeted breakeven sales volume (to the nearest unit)?
Quastir Co manufactures a single product which sells for $48.80 per unit. At this selling price, theprofitper unit is $5.35, after apportionment of the $65,000 of fixed costs. The budgeted production and sales volume is 20,000 units.
What is the margin of safety, expressed in units (to the nearest unit)?
Which of the following statements about activity based costing (ABC) is/are correct?
(i) All product costs will be lower under ABC than under absorption costing.
(ii) ABC can provide information to assist in controlling costs.
Henlow plc manufactures two products, Click and Flick. It intends to produce 2,000 units of each product in the next year to meet the sales budget.
Each Click requires 2 kg of material Z and 1 kg of material Y and each Flick requires 3 kg of material Z and 4 kg of material Y.At present there are 200 kg of Z and 500 kg of Y in inventory.
Henlow plc intends to increase the inventory levels of these materials by the end of the year to 600 kg of Z and 800 kg of Y.
Material Z costs $4 per kg and material Y costs $5 per kg.
What is the total materials purchase for the next year?
The directors of Sec Co are carrying out an impairment review of the company’s non-current assets for the financial statements for the year to 31 October 2010. They have the following information about a particular asset:
Carrying amount (at 1 November 2009)$380,000
Depreciation charge for year to 31 October 2010$76,000
Expected costs of selling$20,000
Value in use$250,000
What carrying value should be included in the statement of financial position at 31 October 2010?
Hera Co is developing a new product using a target costing approach. The initial assumption was that a sales volume of 200,000 units could be achieved at a selling price of $25 per unit.
However, market research indicates that to achieve the sales volume of 200,000 units, the selling price should be $23·50.
Hera wishes to obtain an average profit margin of 20% on sales.
The following data have been estimated for the product:
Direct material$10·45 per unit
Hourly production volume20 units
Directlaborcost$64 per hour
Variable overheads$82 per hour (absorbed on a directlaborhour basis)
Fixed costs to produce 200,000 units are estimated to be $680,000.
What reduction in the cost per unit is required in order to achieve the target cost per unit?