FINC19011 BUSINESS FINANCE

Question 1: You are about to make an offer to purchase a property in Surfers Paradise for $1.8 million. You will pay 50% of this purchase price from your personal deposit. You will cover the rest of the purchase price using a 25-year mortgage loan from a bank. You seek advice from a mortgage broker who suggests the following two loan choices: Bank Name Interest Rate Interest Compounded Loan Application Fee Bank A 3.67% p.a. Fortnightly $500 Bank B 3.67% p.a. Monthly $250   The loan application fee will be added to the amount you borrow from the bank and the repayment will be based on the total amount borrowed (inclusive of loan application fee). Your repayment frequency per year will…

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Corporate Finance (BUSS 5233) – Assume that it is the middle of 2010. Charlotte Lynch has been working for a year

Question 1 Assume that it is the middle of 2010. Charlotte Lynch has been working for a year as an analyst for an investment company that specialises in serving very wealthy clients. These clients often purchase shares in closely-held investment funds (i.e., those with very limited numbers of shareholders). In late 2008 the market for certain types of securities based on real-estate loans simply collapsed as the sub-prime mortgage scandal unfolded. Charlotte’s firm saw this market collapse as an opportunity to put together a fund to purchase some of the mortgage-backed securities shunned by investors, acquiring them at bargain prices and holding them until either the underlying mortgages are repaid or the market for these securities recovers. The investment company began…

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Simpsons Pty Ltd is a small take away restaurant located in Sydney CBD

SCENARIO Simpsons Pty Ltd is a small take away restaurant located in Sydney CBD. The restaurant is owned by Mr & Mrs John Spice. The restaurant started its activities in January current year. In December current year the following information was collected: SALES AND COGS ACTIVITIES FOR CURRENT YEAR The restaurant sold 54,600 take away meals, and the price per meal was $10.50. The food cost per meal sold was $4.60. Also 20,000 units of soft drinks were sold during the year. Soft drinks are sold for $2.50 and the cost price was $0.80. BUDGET FORECASTING FOR NEXT YEAR The owners estimated that for the next year the price per take away meal could be increased to $13.00. They have also…

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Accounting Information Systems – The following employees work

QUESTION 1 The following employees work for Hi-Fi Contracts Ltd, a public company specialising in contract labour force for different projects in construction industry. The employees are paid an hourly rate, based on their Job Classification level. If an employee works more than 36 hours, they will be paid the overtime rate for the additional hours. The following table summarises the classifications and level of pay per classification:   TABLE A: Classification Levels Level Hourly pay 1 30.00 2 40.00 3 50.00 4 60.00 5 70.00 6 80.00   The overtime hourly rate is $ 85 per hour for ALL employees, regardless of their classification level.   Hi-Fi Contracts Ltd has the following employees: TABLE B: Employee name Classification Level Paris…

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ACCT305 Accounting Information Systems – Excel Practical assessment

Lieza the owner of AAA Services. This Company provides service such as cleaning furniture, offices and garden to customers in Carlton. The trial balance columns of the worksheet for AAA Services are as shown in Table 1 below. Table 1. Trial Balance of AAA Services for the year end of 30 June 2018     Trial  balance Accounts Name Debit Credit cash 40860   Accounts Receivable 11800   Office Supplies 45600   Prepaid Rent 72000   Equipment 160000   Accounts Payable   10400 Notes Payable   40000 Utilities Payable   7928 Unearned Revenue   8000 Common Stock   200000 Service Revenue   165200 Wages Expense 76400   Miscellaneous Expense 6940   Electricity Expense 4940   Telephone Expense 2988   Dividend 10000…

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ACCT1008 (Accounting for Business) SP5 2018 – General Journal, General Ledger, Trial Balance

QUESTION 1: General Journal, General Ledger, Trial Balance (42 marks} Part A (25 marks) Aaron Cheney is the sole proprietor of “Tasty Morsels”, a business providing high quality catering services for weddings, special events, corporate functions and private dinners.   Required: Below is a list of transactions that took place during the month of August 2018. Record each of the following transactions (where required), using the blank General Journal provided on the following pages. Journals must be correctly formatted and include a narration (explanation) for each entry.   August 1            Tasty Morsel paid the August electricity bill of $375 in cash. August 3            Tasty Morsel purchased 15 white fine china dinner settings at a cost of $225 each. The purchase was…

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CVP Analysis – A manufacturer can make two products

CVP Analysis Guide to marks: 20 marks – 4 for a, 4 for b, 4 for c, 8 for d Show all calculations to support your answers. A manufacturer can make two products, A and B. The following data are available Product A B Total Sales price per unit $12 $15   Variable cost per unit $8 $10   Total fixed costs/month     $5000           (a)Calculate the unit contribution margin for each product. (b)This month the manufacturer will specialise in making only Product B. How many does he need to sell to break even? (c)If they specialise in making only A what is the breakeven sales volume for the month in sales dollars? (d)He now decides…

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ACCT20073 – On 1 July 2019, Paldivia Ltd acquired all the issued shares

Question 2   On 1 July 2019, Paldivia Ltd acquired all the issued shares of Soletta Ltd for a cash consideration of $1 000 000. At that date, the financial statements of Soletta Ltd showed the following information.     $ Share capital 650 000 General reserve 20 000 Retained earnings 250 000   All the assets and liabilities of Soletta Ltd were recorded at amounts equal to their fair values at the acquisition date, except some equipment recorded at $50 000 below its fair value with a related accumulated depreciation of $80 000. Also, Palvidia Ltd identified at acquisition date a contingent liability related to a lawsuit where Soletta Ltd was sued by a former supplier and attached a fair…

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Food-Pro Ltd is a special food processing company

Current Tax and Deferred Tax Computation Food-Pro Ltd is a special food processing company. For the financial year ended 30 June 2018, FoodPro Ltd made a profit before tax of $607,500.   The following items of income and expenses are included in the calculation of its profit for the year:   Rent revenue $60,000 Loss on disposal of plant $16,001 Depreciation expenses – plant $96,000 Entertainment expense $29,880 Amortization of Research & Development costs $72,000 Doubtful debts expense $33,600 Warranty  expenses $129,600 Insurance expense $57,600 Annual leave expense $87,990   An extract of the company’s balance sheet for the financial year ended 30 June 2018 together with comparative figures for 2017 is given as follows:         Assets  2018…

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ACCT604 Managerial Accounting

QUESTION: Pristine Limited (PL) manufactures and sells fireproof safes and document containers of various shapes and sizes for home use, including safes made to Australian/New Zealand Industry standard AS/NZS 3809. The division now makes 50 different products but these fit into the two main product groups of 35 metal safes and 15 more recently developed plastic safes. Table 1 shows last quarter’s income statement by product group. Table 1—Quarter 1 income statement by product group Metal safes Plastic safes Total $ $ $ $ $ $ Sales revenues 296900 246800 543700 Direct materials 21500 20680 42180 Process and support costs 231770 170280 402050 Total costs 253270 190960 444230 Net income 43630 55840 99470 Profit margin 14.7% 22.6% 18.3% The managing director,…

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2108AFE Financial Accounting Practice Set Assessment – Trimester 2, 2018

2108AFE Financial Accounting Practice Set Assessment – Trimester 2, 2018     Practice Set Assignment and Quiz Students are required to complete the practice set assessment item in their own time and submit the completed files by the due date and time. Students will then complete a 10-question quiz based on information in the practice set. Due Date Practice Set File – 27 August 2018 by 9am. Online Quiz – Available from 27 August at 9am until 31 August 5pm. Where to submit your assessable work The Practice Set File is to be uploaded via the submission point under the Assessment tab in L@G. The Online Quiz will be available under the Assessment tab in L@G. Weighting 20% of your final…

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Implementation and analysis of departmental rates – Robillard Products manufactures its products

Implementation and analysis of departmental rates Robillard Products manufactures its products in two separate departments: Machining and Assembly. Total manufacturing overhead costs for the year are budgeted at $1,070,000. Of this amount, the Machining Department incurs $630,000 (primarily for machine operation and depreciation) while the Assembly Department incurs $440,000. The company estimates that it will incur 10,000 machine hours (all in the Machining Department) and 17,000 direct labor hours (3,000 in the Machining Department and 14,000 in the Assembly Department) during the year. Robillard Products currently uses a plantwide overhead rate based on direct labor hours to allocate overhead. However, the company is considering refining its overhead allocation system by using departmental overhead rates. The Machining Department would allocate its overhead…

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