Accounting/Law Questions

Accounting Homework

Assignment – APA and References Needed

Write a 250- to 350-word paper explaining why preferred stock is referred to as preferred and what some of the features added to preferred stock are that make it more attractive to investors. Would you select preferred stock or common stock as an investment? Why?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Accounting Discussion Questions ( no min word count, does not need to be in APA format)

1. The Corporate Form of Business

  • Why does a company choose to form as a corporation and how is corporation formed?  What are the advantages and disadvantages of the corporate form of doing business?
  • What are the different types of dividends corporations may issue and when should dividends be paid?   Do you prefer a stock dividend or a cash dividend?  Why?
  • Why do corporations buy back their own stock and how is this “buy-back” accounted for?

2.  Video

  • Summarize at least two of the types of stockholders equity transactions illustrated in the video.
  • Develop an additional example of a stockholders equity transaction.  Describe the transaction in words and then illustrate the transaction as it would appear in the General Journal.

3. Dividends

  • What three conditions must exist before a cash dividend is paid?  Contrast the effects of a cash dividend and a stock dividend on a corporation’s balance sheet.
  • Why must preferred stock dividends be subtracted from net income in computing earnings per share? 
  • Why is common stock usually not issued at a price that is less than par value?
4. Investments

  • What are the reasons that corporations invest in securities?
  • Coffey Corporation purchased debt investments for $52,000 on January 1, 2011.  On July 1, 2011, Coffey received cash interest of $2,340. Journalize the purchase and the receipt of interest.  Assume that no interest has been accrued.
  • On August 1,Wade Company buys 1,000 shares of Morgan common stock for $35,000 cash, plus brokerage fees of $700. On December 1,Wade sells the stock investments for $40,000 in cash. Journalize the purchase and sale of the common stock.

Criminal Justice Homework.

Assignment- Does need to be in APA format & References if used

Write a 200- to 300-word response in which you describe the historical development of the U.S. court system. Answer the following questions in your response:

  • How does the dual court system operate in the United States?
  • How does the U.S. court system compare to court systems in other countries?

Criminal Justice Discussion Questions (No Min word Count- Does not need to be in APA format)

1. How would you define the pretrial criminal process? How does the pretrial criminal process affect post arrest processes and trials? Is there a better solution to the current process? Explain.

2. What is an appeal? How does an appeal relate to the overall criminal process? What would happen if appeals were eliminated from the system?

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