Which of the following is an advantage of corporations relative to partnerships and sole proprietorships?
Harder to transfer ownership.
Most common form of organization.
Reduced legal liability for investors.
The group of users of accounting information charged with achieving the goals of the business is its
Which of the following financial statements is concerned with the company at a point in time?
Retained Earnings statement.
Statement of cash flows.
An income statement
reports the changes in assets, liabilities, and stockholders’ equity over a period of time.
reports the assets, liabilities, and stockholders’ equity at a specific date.
presents the revenues and expenses for a specific period of time.
summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time.
The most important information needed to determine if companies can pay their current obligations is the
relationship between short-term and long-term liabilities.
net income for this year.
projected net income for next year.
relationship between current assets and current liabilities.
A liquidity ratio measures the
ability of a company to survive over a long period of time.
short-term ability of a company to pay its maturing obligations and to meet unexpected needs for cash.
income or operating success of a company over a period of time.
percentage of total financing provided by creditors.
The convention of consistency refers