XACC 291 All DQs
XACC 291 All DQs
XACC/291 All DQs :
Week One Discussion Question #1
How would you describe the entries to record the disposition of accounts receivable? What is their function?
Week One Discussion Question #2
How are bad debts accounted for under the direct write-off method? What are the disadvantages of this method?
Week One Discussion Question #3
What are the basic issues related to accounting for intangible assets?
Week Three Discussion Question #1
What are the differences among valuation, depreciation, amortization, and depletion? Is it appropriate to calculate depreciation using two different methods? Why?
Week Three Discussion Question #2
What types of industries have unearned revenue? Why is unearned revenue considered a liability? When is the unearned revenue recognized in the financial statements?
Week Three Discussion Question #3
What is the straight-line method of amortizing discount and premium on bonds payable? Provide an explanation of the process.
Week Five Discussion Question #1
What are the different types of dividends corporations may issue? When should a corporation pay dividends? Do you prefer a stock dividend or a cash dividend? Why?
Week Five Discussion Question #2
Why does a company choose to form as a corporation? What are the steps required to become a corporation? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the corporate form of doing business?
Week Five Discussion Question #3
Why do corporations buy back their own stock? What does it tell you about the corporation? What effect does the purchase have on the price of a company’s stock?
Week Seven Discussion Question #1
What are some common ratios used to analyze financial information? Which are the most important? What are some examples of how ratios are used in the decision-making process?
Week Seven Discussion Question #2
Two popular methods of financial statement analysis are horizontal and vertical analysis? What are the differences betweeen these two methods?