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Revenue Determination: Pricing and Contracting - Over the last twenty years health care prices for the general public, because of this continuous rise in prices hospitals and health care facilities have given much attention to improving their communication of prices to the public. Most people of the general public are unaware that hospital costs and hospital prices are two different things. Hospital cost is the dollar amount the hospital pays in order to provide patient care. Hospital price is the dollar amount designated to the specific procedures performed in order to provide said “patient care”....   [tags: Business Revenue]
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A Taxing Amendment, The Revenue Act - Before the 16th Amendment, a federal income tax was technically illegal, as stated in Article I, Section 9 of the Constitution : “No capitation, or other direct, tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration herein before directed to be taken.” Therefore, the federal government had to rely on land sales, excise taxes, and tariffs to raise revenue. In times of crisis, however, these measures were simply not enough. During the Civil War, when the Union desperately needed funds, Congress passed the Revenue Act (1861), which included a provision for the nation’s first income tax....   [tags: supreme court, income tax]
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Medicine, Revenue and a Good Time - ... “In one National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded study, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh tracked the drug use patterns of 224 boys, starting at age 10 to 12 and ending at age 22. Right from the beginning these kids confounded expectations. Some followed the traditional gateway paradigm, starting with tobacco or alcohol and moving on to marijuana, but some reversed the pattern, starting with marijuana first. And some never progressed from one substance to another at all.” One of the biggest proponents for the legalization of marijuana is so that it can be used as medicine....   [tags: legalization of marijuana]
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Revenue Management in Hotel Industry - Introduction Today the use of revenue management is dramatically changed for the past few decades. As revenue management shows its importance in the industry, revenue managers now have more strategic roles than just analyzing and applying opening and closing rates and forecasting them for the next weeks and months. They are now responsible for controlling revenue from other income generating assets at the hotel. They also became closely associated with marketing colleagues and interact with competitors as well as predicting the actions of competitors....   [tags: marketing, hotel chains]
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The Revenue Cycle in Healthcare - Revenue Cycle The revenue cycle is known as the process by which healthcare providers receive reimbursement for care provided. Bringing in revenue is necessary for the efficient operation of any healthcare facility. The revenue cycle consist of all the steps involved in patient care starting from bringing in the patient, meeting their needs, and receiving payments for services provided (Gillikin). Factors contributing to the complexity of revenue cycle There are several factors that contribute to the complexity of the revenue cycle....   [tags: patients, reimbursement, billing] 866 words
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Revenue Recognition of Construction Industry - Introduction Revenue recognition for construction industry is a complex area, now IASB and FASB are trying to work out a comprehensive new accounting standard for revenue recognition. Before they issue the new standard, which is best interest for our client to know current standard and development issues for revenue recognition. This article will introduce how the revenue recognised at present within the construction industry at first. Second the process of new standard development will be discussed....   [tags: Accounting Standards, Exposure Draft]
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A Decline in Revenue at Quantas - I choose this news because I think that this airplane industry is having a decline in revenue problem. So I interested to analyze this airplane company. But before I analyze this company, I want to explain a little bit about this airplane industry. A Qantas airway is an airplane industry from Queensland, Australia, and the head office of this airlines industry located in Sydney, Australia. This industry was found by 3 people named Paul McGuiness, Hudson Fysh, and the last one is Arthus Baird. This industry was founded on the 16th of November 1920....   [tags: airplane industry, business analysis]
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Revenue Analysis - Introduction As many constituents and organizations look to the government for funding, the parties in office are seeking to gain political advantages for upcoming elections. One of the major issues representatives often address during campaigns to gain an advantage is the federal deficit. Since the deficit adds to the debt, which is over $14 trillion. “The federal debt exists as a result of federal government shortfalls, or deficit budgets in which the government's expenses exceed its revenues,” (Federal Debt, 2011)....   [tags: Income Tax, Government]
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Revenue Models - REVENUE MODELS ON WEB INTRODUCTION A revenue model defines as in a business how a trade or commerce produces returns from the product or services that the business provides (1).This is one of the most important model of the business model. As a current business wants to involve in the new upcoming areas of trade it should be able to defend the new competitors in the market. Therefore, a business needs to create their revenue models wisely. At the beginning of the business one need to keep in mind to build a good revenue model as it is important to keep up the business growth initially as the stockholders are very much concerned and intelligent in investing their shares in the business.(...   [tags: business strategies, finance]
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Vitamix Revenue Recognition - Vitamix Revenue Recognition – “Special Cases” Proper revenue recognition is important in because it has a direct impact on quarterly income statements, incentive calculations, investor confidence, and perception of an organizations financial health. The scandals at Enron and WorldCom illustrate how important properly recognize revenue is to the financial integrity of a company and how abuse can be extremely dangerous. (Labaton, 2006) To maintain consistency across organizations, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relies on the standards published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to establish the guidelines for revenue recognition....   [tags: Accounting]
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Health Vs. Revenue - Health Vs. Revenue- A Humanitarian Concern America has always been looked at as one of the powerhouses of the world but the Childhood Obesity epidemic has been troubling this powerful nation for a long time. According to the UnitedHealth Group and the United Health Foundation, Childhood obesity has tripled over the last thirty years leaping from 5% to an unimaginable 20%. Researchers from the American School Health Association (ASHA) have stated 32% of American children and teenagers are considered to be obese....   [tags: humanitarian concern, obesity]
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Costs, revenue and breaking even - Costs, revenue and breaking even INTRODUCTION In this part of the coursework I will be looking at costs, revenue and breaking even. To do this we will have to work out our fixed costs, variable costs, expected total revenue, the amount of cars needed to break even and whether we make a profit or loss. A Business Plan Material and Equipment Fixed costs All of these materials and supplies will be bought from a local D.I.Y shop. * 4 sponges incl. 1 revolving sponge: - £32 * 4 buckets: - £10 * 4 scrubbing brushes for wheels: - £4 * Advertising Leaflets: - £5 * 4 chamois leather: - £12 Total fixed costs: - £63 Va...   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 803 words
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How the Pricing Strategy of a Product Can Affect Revenue - Topic: Pricing Strategy Introduction All goods and services offer some utility or power to satisfy wants. This utility is the individual preference associated with each goods. The sum of all the values that consumers exchange for the benefits of using the product or service is called the price of that product. It can mean “rent, tuition fee, fare, rate, interest, toll, premium, honorarium, dues, assessment, retainer, salary, commission, wage, even bribe and income taxes “(Schwartz 1981). Price is one of the key components of the classic “four Ps: product, price, place, and promotion” grouping of the marketing mix (McCarthy 1960) The marketing mix is defined as the set of controllable market...   [tags: marketing, business strategies]
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Revenue vs. Education in the U.S. and the United Kingdom - 4.0. Analysis and Results In this chapter, statistical results of the revenue vs. education in The USA and in The UK will be comparatively illustrated. The time period chosen lies between 2008 and 2013 (immediately after the effects of the financial crisis started to appear, and up until today); firstly, data will be presented via bar charts and statistical information, and will continue with a regression for each country which will illustrate the qualitative parameters of the chosen model, and will establish the amount of influence between the “education level” and “annual income” series....   [tags: income, business, education] 2325 words
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Internal Revenue Service(IRS) Targets the Tea Party - In 2013, the IRS got audited and it wasn't pretty. In 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) admitted that it had inappropriately targeted and scrutinized political groups applying for tax-exempt status. At first it was reported that the agency had only targeted conservative groups, including groups with "Tea Party" in its name. However, it was later revealed that some liberal groups, such as those associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, were also targeted, although to a lesser extent....   [tags: audit, groups, fallout, scruntiny] 581 words
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Municipal Budgeting and Revenue - Municipal Budgeting and Revenue Introduction Every government entity has a primary goal, which is to be as efficient and effective as possible while expending the smallest amount of resources. In addition, the resources expended cannot be more than the resources received as revenues. The budgeting process is a tool that assists government entities in being both efficient and effective. Before a budget can be adequately prepared, you must first understand the budgeting concept and secondly be knowledgeable of budget types....   [tags: Budget Finance Government Essays]
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Revenue Recognition - Whenever a product is sold, the seller earns and reports the revenue. However, in the real world such sales transactions are not as straight forward, and the principle of revenue recognition is one that creates the most issues for accountants. Now a days the process of selling has become quite complex. There are many issues and procedures involved. Customers have the option to make payments right away when making the sale, or can choose to make the payment in installments as agreed to in the sales contract....   [tags: Business Finance Accounting]
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Informix Revenue Recognition - MEMORANDUM Re: Group 2 - Case 2.1 “Software Revenue Recognition: Informix Corporation” Companies following GAAP can manage earnings by simply altering its accounting policy to select those accounting principles that benefit them the most. Entities have a host of reasons for selecting those principles that will paint the rosiest financial picture. Some would argue that the market demands it, as reflected by the stock price punishment for companies that differ by as little as one penny per share from prior estimates....   [tags: essays research papers] 5784 words
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Revenue Cycle Management - Synopsis - Integrated solution for Revenue Cycle Management and Medical Records Overview Physician practices are being called on to do more than ever before. Today’s physicians must treat more patients, document interactions more meticulously, wrangle with more complex managed care rules, keep track of an ever-expanding array of drugs, submit and track claims and pay rising malpractice insurance bills. In many cases, physicians must treat 20 percent more patients than they did five years ago to generate the same revenue....   [tags: essays research papers] 715 words
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Expectancy of Revenue Capacity and Predictors of Border Region Counties in Texas - Throughout the field of financial management, the national government arranges in motion the knowledge that it must reduce the transfers of assets to local governments. To verify the possible for increased revenue budgets to complement losses in local money, the predictors in revenues of capacity, effort and inconsistency throughout border town counties in Texas were examined. The following research analyses border counties in the state of Texas by investigating total revenues accumulated in the 2012 fiscal year....   [tags: financial management] 994 words
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Mountain Men Brewing Company (MMBC) Solution for Revenue Decline - Situation As you are aware, Mountain Man Brewing Company (MMBC) is a craft brewing and local distribution company located in West Virginia. Its signature product, Mountain Man lager, features a distinctive bitter taste. It is a product that has garnered for the company regional acclaim, a loyal customer base, and numerous awards. This company developed a brand image and reputation among the blue collared and middle age men, while maintaining the unique and authentic family business model based on quality and toughness....   [tags: brandings, advantages, sales, market] 1225 words
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Considerations for Finding Art Pieces or Artifacts for a Museum- Historical Importance Versus Revenue - It is challenging to decide which is of greater importance when finding art pieces or artifacts for a museum: the historical import or the profit margin. For some, cost-effectiveness or revenue produced in future by marketing replicas will be a priority, but for others historical importance and representativeness of the real historical article will be more important. The discernment between buying the work of a young artist with great promise at the expense of a classic art piece being put away or sold, in reference to which decision would be more worthwhile for future generations, is extremely difficult....   [tags: Archeology] 834 words
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The Government Should Make Use Of Revenue Sharing - The Government Should Make Use of Revenue Sharing Federal grants have become more common over the last 60 years, due to the expansion and retraction of the size of the federal government. The federal government began expanding in the 1930s to deal with the Depression. It used federal agencies to directly deal with problems. As time went on, the tasks were turned over to the states, but the federal government still remained involved through the use of federal grants to states and localities. In the 1970s, Nixon's New Federalism put a heavy emphasis on federal grants....   [tags: essays research papers] 627 words
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Cash Basis Accounting Versus Accrual Accounting Method: Matching and Revenue Recognition Principles. - Introduction To account for profit, businesses have an option of choosing between two methods of record keeping; that is the accrual basis method and the accounting basis method. Using one method throughout accounting period and then changing it at the end while determining profit, might introduce a form of biasness and hence resulting in inaccurate figures. The two methods are completely different in terms of how revenue and expenses are recognized and recorded. As a result, the accounting for profit between the two is also poles apart....   [tags: Business Finance ]
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Tobacco Advertisement: Why Restrict Marketing of Tobacco Products that Creates a Tremendous Amount of Revenue and Jobs in America - Guns do not kill people; people kill people. Cigarettes do not kill people; people who choose to smoke are killing themselves. The health risks of using tobacco are common knowledge. It is a known fact that if someone smokes their chance of getting lung cancer is increased drastically, yet so many Americans choose to do so. The FDA is taking steps to tighten the rules of tobacco marketing, some of these rules will include prohibiting self-service tobacco displays in stores, restricting vending-machine sales, and forbidding most free samples of tobacco products....   [tags: tobacco, smoking, advertising]
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M/S Sanofi Pasteur Hoding Sa Versus The Department of Revenue Ministry of Finance - M/S. SANOFI PASTEUR HOLDING SA V. THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MINISTRY OF FINANCE FACTS OF THE CASE In the year 2009, Sanofi Pasteur Holding (hereinafter “Sanofi”) had purchased 80.37 % of share capital of a French company, ShanH, from another French company called Merieux Alliance (hereinafter “Merieux”). The remainder of share capital, i.e. 19.67% was purchased from Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault (hereinafter “GIMD”). GIMD was also a company that was incorporated under French Law. At the time of purchase, ShanH held 82.5% of the share capital of Shantha Biotechnics Limited (hereinafter “SBL”), a company having its registered office in Hyderabad and incorporated under the Companies Act,...   [tags: france, interpretation of tax treaties] 1130 words
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Revenue Management Saves National Car Rental by M.K Geraghty and Ernest Johnson - Revenue Management Saves National Car Rental by M.K Geraghty and Ernest Johnson In the January/February 1997 issue of INTERFACES magazine, M.K. Geraghty and Ernest Johnson were presented as finalists of the Franz A. Edelman award for their presentation on a state-of-the-art Revenue Management System that would turn a huge money losing rental car company, National Rental Car, into a profitable business within two years. In 1993, General Motors took a $744 million dollar charge against earnings related to its ownership of National Car Rental Systems....   [tags: Business Article Review Analysis] 1747 words
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Marginal Utility Theory, Product Differentiation, And Revenue/Profit Maximization - “Apply the concepts of marginal utility theory, product differentiation, and revenue/profit maximization to some event in your personal, daily lives.” [1] Marginal Utility Concept Application From the three concepts at hand this is by far the easiest to exemplify. According to Sloman and Sutcliffe the concept of utility is directly related to that of satisfaction [2]. The satisfaction that one individual takes from consuming something is called utility. Now when we consider the utility concept we must differentiate first between total utility and marginal utility....   [tags: Business] 1653 words
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The Need for Change: Is the N.C.C.A. Exploiting the Talents of Student Athletes? - Since 1910, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has been the most dominant collegiate athletic organization in the United States. Originally created to solidify the rules for the various sports of the time, this nonprofit association has grown to a combination of 1,281 conferences, organizations, institutions, and individuals. Based on the NCCA’s Constitution, the primary purposes of the organization is to promote intercollegiate athletics in the United States, to "maintain intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the educational program and the athlete as an integral part of the student body, [and to] retain a clear line of demarcation between intercollegiate athlet...   [tags: revenue, graduation, quality of life] 2249 words
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An Economic Analysis of Oregon’s 2007 Road User Fee Pilot Program - I. Introduction and Background The gasoline tax has provided revenue for the Federal and State Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for decades; however, the tax rates have remained stagnate leading to the funds depletion. The HTF is responsible for funding highway and mass transit projects and also maintenance of those projects at the Federal and State level. In 2005 around 80 percent of funding for all projects came from the gasoline tax (Kim, Porter, Whitty, Svadlenak Lareson, Capps, Imholt & Person 2008, pg....   [tags: alternative revenue collection program]
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Proposed Accounting Standards Changes and Their Effects on - ... There are specific areas that will receive the most signifiant changes. For instance, revenue would be recognized only from the transfer of goods or services to a customer. This alteration would affect some long-term contracts. Percentage-of -completion revenue recognition could be permitted but solely when the customer or client owns the work-in-progress as it is constructed (Journal of Accountancy, July 24, 2010). There would also be a requirement for a company to account for all distinct goods or services....   [tags: revenue, transactions, contracts] 824 words
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The Effects of Piracy on the Music Industry - Music piracy is a developing problem that it affects the music industry in many different ways including being responsible for the unemployment of 750,000 workers, as well as a loss of $2,5 billion; therefore, I want to explore ‘To what extent has music piracy affected the music industry market in the United States over the last 10 years?’ To discover what is the real effect of music piracy I will first look at how the industry works and the amount of revenue lost due to piracy. It reseachres the effect of the loss of revenue in the United States economy....   [tags: revenue, downloads, economy] 1131 words
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Evaluating Yield Management in the Commercial Aviation Sector - Introduction The intention of this essay is to critically evaluate yield management in application to the commercial aviation sector. Thorough studies and countless definitions of the term yield management will be included in order to deliver on how major airlines utilises this concept as management tool to maximise sales and gain competitive advantage from their competitors. An introduction of the concept first took place in 1985 when the American airlines commenced facing competition from the low cost airline Peopleexpress,which led the airline to “develop a revenue management program…a key element of this program was yield management” (Hayes and Miller, 2011)....   [tags: competition, revenue, airlines] 934 words
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Texas, Utah and Tennessee Tax Systems - When comparing the amount of revenue of Texas, Tennessee and Utah and the type of taxes they charged, there is something that needs to be taken in consideration, and it is that the states differ in size and also in the amount of population, besides that the state of Texas lack of income tax revenue. According to the data obtain from the United States Census Bureau; the state of Texas received the amount of $ 24,500,909 in sales tax revenue in the year 2012, Tennessee $6,512,352, and Utah $1,857,055....   [tags: tax revenue comparison] 1074 words
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Pledging to Raise Britain's Marginal Tax Rate Will Not Help - ... Unless you think you can compel economic activity at gunpoint, people will work less or put their money into safer investments that yield smaller returns. There are other factors at play, too. In a modern, globalised economy the transnational elite can easily shop around for competing jurisdictions in which to base their economic activity. Also, a more complicated and progressive taxation regime inevitably creates loopholes and distortions that the wealthy can take advantage of to decrease their tax burden....   [tags: revenue, economy, financial] 689 words
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People's Express Sells Cheaper Tickets than American Airlines - As American airlines were well established airlines compared to people express, and hence people express were new in to the market and wanted to do more business compare to all other 5 top airlines at that time, so people express started to sell their tickets at much cheaper rates than compared to all other airlines. Bob Crandall, a senior vice-president of the American Airlines said that charter planes were flying from New York to California at such a less amount of money, that American Airlines were not able to sell their seats less than the charter airlines, because they can’t cover the cost of the Airlines management which includes their staff, the fuel, services which they would be offe...   [tags: revenue, fares, frequent flyers] 2299 words
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Ralph Lauren, The Fashion Giant Offers Strong Growth Prospects - Ralph Lauren (RL), the world’s premier luxury lifestyle brand, is considerably lagging its industry peers of late. In the last 12 months, the stock has declined approximated 4.2% whereas most of its peers have managed high double-digit returns. However, considering its growth strategies, recent earnings-beat, bullish future outlook and general industry trends, Ralph Lauren has all the qualities a good investment should possess. Solid Q3 earnings and improved guidance Driven by a strong top-line performance along with leveraged selling, general and administrative (SG&A), Ralph Lauren earnings per diluted share surged 11% to $2.57 in the fiscal-third quarter....   [tags: investment, revenue, luxury] 1132 words
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The History of Drug Manufacturing and a Description of Johnson and Johnson - 1. General description The drug manufacturing industry is concerned with the development, production and marketing of drugs which are to be used as medication. This is one of the oldest industries in the world. The first drug stores date back to the middle Ages. Some of today’s pharmaceutical companies have been founded in the beginning of the previous century. Important discoveries have been made in the early 20th century such as insulin and penicillin who became mass produced. More drugs were developed during the 1950s-1960s such as contraceptives and heart drugs....   [tags: medication, production, revenue] 694 words
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Its Effect on the Students - According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), for the year 2011- 2012 the NCAA revenue reached $871.6 million, most of which came from the rights agreement with Turner/CBS Sports. The NCAA is also forecasting that 2012- 2013, revenue is projected to be $797 million, with $702 million coming from the Association’s new rights agreement with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting. In taking a closer look at NCAA and their practices as it relates to the distribution of revenue, The President of the NCAA, Mark Emmert salary according to the association’s new federal tax return was, nearly $1.7 million dollars....   [tags: income, unethical, revenue, scholarship]
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The Effects of Discovering the New World on the Growth of Spanish Power - ... The Royal Council and council of Finance excluded the higher nobility, thus allowing Ferdinand and Isabella to retain power over the nobility in Spain. Religious policies were the next major factor that shaped the growth and power of Spain during Ferdinand and Isabella’s reign. Pendrill notes that “the greatest triumph of Ferdinand and Isabella was their ten year conquest of the Moorish kingdom of Granada.” This is due to the results of the conquest, which Pendrill argue's increased loyalty from the nobility who had previously undermined the monarchy, and it increased prestige in Europe; thus the conquest ”gave real impetus to the idea of Spanish Imperialism.” This fuelled messianic ferv...   [tags: revenue, politics, religion ] 2015 words
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Walt Disney Company: Mass Media Conglomerate - The Walt Disney Company is an American diversified multinational mass media corporation which is the largest media conglomerate in terms of revenue. It is present in five major industries - media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive. According to the 2013 Fortune 500 list, The Walt Disney Company is the largest media conglomerate in terms of revenue in the United States, and it is followed by the News Corp, Time Warner, CBS and Viacom. (Fortune 500, 2013) Disney has a rich history and an even brighter future due to the smart decision making of the managing body....   [tags: revenue, market, business] 1851 words
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Change in Audits by Vehicles for Hope Limited - Vehicles for Hope Limited (VHL) is a not-for-profit organization for which we have provided audit services for the past five years. There were some noticeable changes that have taken place this year. I have identified issues and made recommendations on course of actions in this memo. Independence CEPROC requires independence be a condition of objectivity to audit engagements. Based on my professional judgment, the following facts could pose familiarity threat to my independence in the upcoming audit for VHL....   [tags: assets, revenue, resources] 1153 words
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Coca Cola is the Goliath of the Beverage Market - ... Coca Cola’s branding strategy will forever been related with the sense of peace, joy, love and togetherness. Coca Cola Company targets on occasions such which connect people largely by family, happiness, culture, music and sports. Coca Cola uses world renounced heroic figures from Bill Cosby and Paula Abdul to Kobe Bryant to assist in the promotion of their brand in attempt to connect with the consumers. Coca Cola has embedded their brand image with events such as The FIFA World Cup, The Olympics and running minute long commercials during the Super Bowl with an estimated 110 million viewers glued to their televisions....   [tags: consumer, revenue, competition] 540 words
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Using the Bitumen in the Alberta Tar Sands - The current situation involves what is the best way to use the large amounts of bitumen in the Alberta tar sands in congruence with pipelines. Currently, BC has a relatively small amount of pipelines, with the main line between the cities of Taylor and Kamloops. The new main concern that has been debated for a while now is whether or not to build the Northern Gateway Project. Enbridge Inc., a major oil and gas pipeline operator throughout North America would build this Pipeline. The plan is to build a twin pipeline approximately 1,177km long stretching from Kitimat, BC to Brudenheim, AB....   [tags: pipeline, revenue, ecosystem] 780 words
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Giant Consumer Producuts Inc.: The Sales Promation and Resource Allocation Decision - Giant Consumer Products: The Sales Promotion Resource Allocation Decision Executive Summary A. Situation Analysis: 1. Context: In early September’08 Giant Consumer Products, Inc. (GCP) realized that Frozen food division, which had been growing at 2.8% (compounded annual growth) rate since 2003 to 2007 and accounted for almost 33% of GCP’s overall business volume, is not doing well now. The sales as well revenue volume is around 3.9% behind the target. Most specifically marketing margin (key parameter for GCP business) was also under plan by 4.1%....   [tags: marketing, growth, revenue] 1318 words
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The United States Should Not Impose a Flat Tax - A flat tax is a system in which a person’s income is not a factor and a single rate is set for all taxpayers. This kind of tax includes no deductions or exemptions. The United State’s current, progressive tax is very different from a flat tax, the most noticeable reason being that a progressive tax takes different percents of income depending on what income bracket a person falls into (Investopedia). During 2010 in the United States, “individuals who earned up to $8,375 fell into the 10% tax bracket, while individuals earning $373,650 or more fell into the 35% tax bracket” (Investopedia)....   [tags: current government revenue system]
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Community Benefit Analysis on Federal Tax-Exemption for Charitable Organizations - ... Under the ACA, additional requirements were established for hospitals to be qualified as tax-exempt including conducting a community health needs assessment at least every 3 years and develop an implementation strategy to address the needs identified by the assessment, adopting and publicizing a written financial assistance policy, and limiting charges, billing, and debt collection practices directed to individuals who qualify for financial assistance. (The Hilltop Institute, 2013b) While the IRS defines what constitutes community benefit, there is no standard definition as to a minimum value of community benefit a hospital must provide to qualify for tax-exempt status....   [tags: government, revenue, nonprofit, financial] 1656 words
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An In-Depth Look at the Marketplace Fairness Act - The Marketplace Fairness Act In the 21st Century, shopping is not just going to brick-and-mortar stores as more and more consumers are turning to online shopping. There are many reasons why consumers shop online. For instance, it is really convenient to shop online since people do not need to go out of their houses; they can simply just sit on the couch and browse on the internet and the package will be in the consumers’ hands within a matter of days. Consumers have also found that in order to purchase products that are not available in their local area they must shop on the internet....   [tags: internet, taxes, revenue] 1639 words
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The Economic Impact of Legalizing Marijuana - What is a drug. A drug is “a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical or mental well-being” (Drug, n.d). We the people have established that marijuana is an illegal drug. Lately around the United States we are starting to change the rules for that. There are states that have deemed it O.K. to sell marijuana to the public for health reasons. With this happening a lot of things are being brought up. One of the main topics that come up is the economic value that this revenue will generate and how it will affect the states....   [tags: economic value and revenue]
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E-retailing: The Growth of Online Retaling - The Online Retailing/e-Tailing E-tailing is the market of selling retail goods on the internet. The abbreviated version of “electronic retailing” is basically part of business to business transactions First of all, the structure of online retail market is divided into two categories they are vertical focused and multi category. Vertical focused mainly deals with specific goods like apparels, electronics and baby products, in the multi category it deals with all the categories of goods, the main aim of the online retailing is to grab the customers by offering large discounts on products....   [tags: market, deals, revenue] 830 words
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