Liabilities of a company are owed to
Fat Possum’s Service Shop started the year with total assets of $110,000 and total liabilities of $80,000. During the year, the business recorded $210,000 in revenues, $140,000 in expenses, and paid dividends of $20,000.
Stockholders’ equity at the end of the year was
All of the following are steps in analyzing ethics cases in financial reporting except
recognize an ethical situation and the ethical issues involved.
identify and analyze the principle elements in the situation.
identify the alternatives and weigh the impact of each alternative on various stakeholders.
contact law enforcement regarding any violations of corporate ethics codes.
All of the following statements are correct except
A vital element in communicating economic events is the accountant’s ability to analyze and interpret reported information.
The information that a user of financial information needs depends upon the kinds of decisions the user makes.
The origins of accounting are generally attributed to Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher, who promoted accounting as a social contract.
Good decision-making depends on good information.
Retained earnings at the end of the period is equal to
assets plus liabilities.
retained earnings at the beginning of the period plus net income minus liabilities.
retainined earnings at the beginning of the period plus net income minus dividends.
If total liabilities increased by $8,000, then
assets must have decreased by $8,000.
stockholders’ equity must have increased by $8,000.
assets must have increased by $8,000, or stockholders’ equity must have decreased by $8,000.
assets and stockholders’ equity each increased by $4,000.
Druganaut Company buys a $21,000 van on credit. The transaction will affect the
income statement and retained earnings statement only.
income statement, retained earnings statement, and balance sheet.
income statement only.
balance sheet only.
IFRS, compared to GAAP, tends to be more
full of disclosure requirements.
Revenues would not result from
rental of property.
sale of merchandise.
performance of services.
issuance of common stock.
Which of the following is an external user of accounting information?
The organization(s) primarily responsible for establishing generally accepted accounting principles is(are) the
The concern about international companies adopting SOX-type standards centers on
the governing authorities.
A problem with the monetary unit assumption is that
the dollar is a common medium of exchange.
it is impossible to account for international transactions.
the dollar has not been stable over time.
the dollar has been stable over time.
The first part of the accounting process is
The primary purpose of the statement of cash flows is to report
a company’s financing transactions.
a company’s investing transactions.
the net increase or decrease in cash.
information about cash receipts and cash payments of a company.