Essays Tagged: "Revenue recognition"

R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co

dition of " Accounting for Managers: Texts and Cases". The primary accounting issue in this case is revenue recognition and questions relating to trade loading will be discussed and evaluated. An impo ... s without the knowledge of management or board members. (Jordan, 1993)Trade LoadingAccording to the revenue recognition principle, revenue is recognized in the period earned when ownership of a tangib ...

(9 pages) 239 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Good accounting

Justin DenmanAccounting and Auditing ProcessesMarch 4, 2000Writing Assignment #1Revenue Recognition PoliciesThe purpose of this paper is to compare the revenue recognition policies ... mates in preparing the financial statements. These estimates are for anticipated contract costs and revenues earned during the life of the contract. These amounts affect the reported amounts of assets ... d liabilities on the company's financial statements. Actual results could differ from these numbers.Revenues are recognized on commercial sales when products are shipped or when services are performed ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Importance of cash flows

ut still wind up in financial difficulty if it lacksappropriate amounts of cash at the right times. Revenues and expenseson the income statement can differ from that period's cash receiptsand disburse ... ctors: accrual accounting andnonoperational sources of cash. Accrual accounting typically resultsin revenue recognition being separated from the actual receipt ofcash, and expenses are treated likewis ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Case Study-Wilson S.A option

aged its sales throw hedging its transaction between willing parties and by quoted the market price.Revenue RecognitionAccording to the case, the company recognized its revenue when it is shipped from ... ult in deferred sales and cost of sales therefore since the forward contract sales are reflected in revenue this method could be helpful.* Cost Recovery Method: Under this method sale recognizes no pr ...

(6 pages) 50 1 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Case Study - Holiday Hotel Limited

y have to be closed in the off-season. We found lots of issues we should be concerned with, such as revenue reorganization, expense capitalization and depreciation, Tax issues, related party transacti ... es on previous years' financial results, and thus the retroactive without restatement is applied.1. Revenue recognition, Capitalization and amortization, Future income tax. When we are considering the ...

(6 pages) 105 0 2.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Airbus flight shows off troubled A380" - Issue Analysis

EADS believe A380 “should be operating for the next 40 years”.Issue: How to recognize the revenues generated from A380, whether revenues are recognised by reference to the stage (percentage) ... mpletion of the contract activity, or recognized only on delievery when risk and reward transferred.Revenues are recognized when the following criteria are met:1.Earnings process is substantially comp ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Question and Answers from Accounting

id Expenses. Expenses paid in cash and recorded as assets before they are used or consumed.Unearned Revenues. Cash received and recorded as liabilities before revenue is earned.AccrualsAccrued Revenue ... ded.2.What accounting assumptions necessitate the use of adjusting entries?Time period assumptions, revenue recognition, and matching principles necessitate the use of adjusting entries.3.What account ...

(10 pages) 311 1 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Calculate seasonally-adjusted quarterly revenue growth for 1996 to 1999 under Microsoft's old revenue recognition policy and under their new revenue recognition policy. How do they compare?

ifference between the mean growth rate and standard deviation calculated using old method (deferred revenue) and new method (adjusted for deferred revenue) is that deferred revenue method enable the s ... revenue) is that deferred revenue method enable the smoothing of the revenues whereas the adjusted revenue method nullifies this advantage. Also, for the same reason, adjusted method increases the vo ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Accounting Regulatory Bodies

nys' financial statements to use when analyzing for investment purposes. GAAP covers areas such as: revenue recognition, balance sheet item classification and outstanding share measurements. Companies ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Cash and Accrual Paper

Revenue Recognition PrincipleBy matching revenues with expenses the accrual concept became the corne ... develop an understanding for the profitability of a business. There are multiple ways to recognize revenue within Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Even though economic reality is the ... is paid or received by a business. To properly determine net income under accrual basis accounting, revenues and expenses must be assigned to the appropriate accounting period. The revenue recognition ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Issuing Audit Reports

their auditor I have consulted with Senior Partner Alicia White in which she has told me that their revenue account shows a significant number of sales to a small number of customers (University of Ph ... l with a large amount of sales. As the lead auditor it would be an excellent idea to go through the revenue recognition process. The first step in this process would be to send out accounts receivable ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting