Clients must keep records and books of accounts including cash book, sales ledger, purchases ledger and general ledger. Supporting documents such as invoices, bank statements, pay-in slips, cheque butts, and receipts for payments, payroll records and copies of receipts issued should be retained. A valuation of the stock in trade should be made at the end of the accounting period and the appropriate records maintained. Company should record sufficient to explain each transaction and to enable a true and fair profit & loss account and balance sheet to be prepared. At the end of the accounting period, a physical stock-take should be made to ascertain the quantity and the cost of the stock in hand or the cost of work in progress statements and
State Farm has been known as one of the best insurance companies in the United States for a while know. To keep ahead of the competition, State Farm has been creating unique, funny advertisements. Each humorous advertisement State Farm creates lures a different type of customer in based on many target audiences the company goes after. Four very well known commercials of State Farm are the use of Saturday Night Live “Coneheads” characters, the “Hoopers”, Jake from State Farm, and the newest one Jake from State Farm “Emoji” edition.
The speaker is Annie Dillard, who is also the author of the book. In Holy the Firm, the author expresses her thoughts in regard to questions such as the reason that humans are created by God; the meaning and essence of God’s work; and the relationship between the believers and God.
The accountant cycle has really impacted me to gain insight on the financial side of Peyton Company. In the accountant cycle, there are many particular directions involve determining the growth of the company such as steps, role, omission and financial statements. It’s important to apply every step from the accountant cycle to make a financial critical decision in the long run. This report will have a breakdown of how to apply the accountant cycle for Peyton Company to be aware of future financial decisions to keep the company holding strong.
Companies all over the globe will experience some sales and profit decrease. Home Depot in the growing housing industry benefited greatly from the houses being built. The accounting concept portrayed in this situation for home depot is called operating leverage. Operation leverage is when managers view a small change in revenue and magnify it to dramatic changes in revenue (Edmonds, Tsay, & Olds, 2011). With a decrease in the market for construction materials, Home Depot is experiencing a 3% decrease revenue and a 21% decrease in profitability. This drastic change occurred because of variable and fixed costs. Due to these costs, sales decline in small percentages which affect a more significant decline in profit.
1. Collective decision making, such as determining the level of public goods, differs from standard decision making within a household in two important ways. First, there is a problem of eliciting preferences. If the amount that individuals have to pay depends on their statements, they may tend to understate their true preferences. If the amount that individuals have to pay does not depend at all on their statements, they may tend to overstate their true preferences. Second, there is a problem of resolving differences in preferences: How much should be provided if different individuals desire that the government should, for instance, spend different levels on providing public goods?
Target Corporation is one of the famous retail stores in the United States which is founded by George Dayton in 1902. Walmart is the main competitor to Target because these companies have similarities such as goods, services, business form, and customers. To compare Target to Walmart is logical because people can determine and analyze advantages and disadvantages in annual financial statement between Target and Walmart. Target and Walmart have different data on investment activities which are important to their companies. Investment activities are, uses necessary resources for operating of their companies which include computers, delivery trucks, furniture, buildings. These important resources are assets of a business that supports their companies in production and transportation.
An asset is any item or property that can be considered to have value, owned by a person or business, in this case we will deal with that of the health care business area. “Cash, accounts receivable, notes receivable, and inventory are
Net sales, cost of sales, gross margin, expense, operating income, interest income, taxes, cash, assets, long-term and short-term liabilities, Properties, common stock dividends, total shareholder’s equity are all the accounting policies. All of those and other financial data be used in preparing the Macy’s financial reports.
Non-current assets are items owned by an entity that cannot be converted into cash within one year. Goodwill is the value of the company’s reputation, location, and brand. Goodwill is an intangible asset. It appears on the balance sheet when a company buys another and pays more for the company’s intangible assets than tangible assets. There are three sources of goodwill of Dollarama Inc. One is the knowledge and business insight. The expertise of workplace and the value of human resource is included under the goodwill factor of the balance sheet. Another is the reputation of the product and brand equity and loyalty. Dollarama is a household name which generates positivity and intern is a factor that is valuable to boost the profit of the company. The last sourse is the economic environment of the company. This is the measurement of the levels of investor confidence which influences the value of a firm in the
According to Averkamp (2016), “accounting is the recording of financial transactions plus storing, sorting, retrieving, summarizing, and presenting information in various reports and analyses”. Therefore knowing how to carry out these tasks
Different companies are going to have different accounting cycles because even though there are some similarities, there also some differences in activities that each company performs. A manufacturing company purchases raw material in order to manufacture their supply inventory and then sells it to a retail company. A retail company purchase supply inventory from the manufacturing company and then sells it. For example, Apple Inc. is a company that manufactures electronic inventory items and then sells it to a retail store, such as Best Buy.
According to Mostyn (2006), the word 'accounting' entails different meanings and primarily, associated to the word 'math'. He observed that when the said terms once mentioned, it can elicit bad experiences and childhood memories of students struggling with long division and fractions or putting off geometry homework during their elementary or secondary school. This could be the result why some students as much as possible are avoiding math in general. In addition, he stated that the mathematical concepts are indeed needed in accounting. It includes the use of whole number operations, decimal and rounding, percentage operations, fraction operations, conversion, positive and negative numbers, ratios and averages, basic algebra, order of operations and exponents. While, some of the functions that can be done in accounting are the recording of business transactions, preparing the payrolls, keeping the track of profit or loss, studying the industry trends and so
Daw Hla and Susan, Peter Teru Says that Accounting Information System is computer-based application system, and its control and enhance the corporation of an organization. It is Managing an organization and implements the internal control system. The role of accounting information system is a crucial process. The qualitative Characteristic of any accounting information system is maintained by the sound internal control system. The primary function of AIS is assigned the qualitative value of economic events. It is a computerized accounting of produce the financial statement named as Income Statement. Cash Flow Statement and Balance sheet. Accounting Information System can ensure the reliability of financial information processing and control and measures the economic information reliability. Managers Need AIS means to decide internal controls. (Teru, 20 Sept
Accounting information system has many functions in management and the importance. The most important is with wide-spread automatization can relate to accounting work processing. Accounting software packages have many software programs for supporting book-keeping, reporting, recording economic events or processing. Accounting software packages can support the activity of the enterprise for to update and integrated information system. Besides, the definition of accounting is as a system at the micro level that have process, procedure, rule and activities of an information system that need follow by the success of the enterprise to achieve the goals. For accounting information system is the accounting process and as a subpart of the information