You have been given the assignment to read Beer School: Bottling Success at The Brooklyn Brewery. Upon completion of reading this informative book dealing with this real life rags to riches entrepreneurial….
Describe why Natalie need accounting information?
Natalie Koebel spent much of her childhood learning the art of cookie-making from her grandmother. They passed many happy hours mastering every type of cookie imaginable and later creating new recipes that were both healthy and delicious. Now at the start of her second year in college, Natalie is investigating various possibilities for starting her own business as part of the requirements of the entrepreneurship program in which she is enrolled.
A long-time friend insists that Natalie has to somehow include cookies in her business plan. After a series of brainstorming sessions, Natalie settles on the idea of operating a cookie-making school. She will start on a part-time basis and offer her services in people’s homes. Now that she has started thinking about it, the possibilities seem endless. During the fall, she will concentrate on holiday cookies. She will offer individual lessons and group sessions (which will probably be more entertainment than education for the participants). Natalie also decides to include children in her target market. The first difficult decision is coming up with the perfect name for her business. In the end, she settles on “Cookie Creations” and then moves on to more important issues.
1.Discuss the form of business organization—(proprietorship, partnership, or corporation)—do you recommend that Natalie will use for her business? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each form and give the reasons for your choice.
2.Describe why Natalie need accounting information? If yes, what information will she need and why?
How often will she need this information?
3.Predict specific asset, liability, and owner’s equity accounts that Cookie Creations will likely
use to record its business transactions.
4.Explain why should Natalie open a separate bank account for the business?