WendyEller2-WebFieldTrip-Unit4

WendyEller2-WebFieldTrip-Unit4 - Enterprise licensing...

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Class, The Balance sheet for the Microsoft Corporation shows both short and long term unearned revenues for the years 2007 and 2008. For short term unearned revenue, the Microsoft Corporation reported $10,779 million in the year 2007, and $13,397 million in the year 2008. For long term unearned revenue, the Microsoft Corporation reported $1,867 million in the year 2007, and $1,900 million in the year 2008. In studying the Revenue Recognition notes for the Balance Sheet, I found that these unearned revenues reported come from such sources as undelivered elements, internet and phone support operations, all sorts of subscriptions, technical support operations, and/or
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Unformatted text preview: Enterprise licensing agreements. I am sure that this list can go on and on. With the Microsoft Corporation being such a huge company, I am sure they have so many other things that can be counted as unearned revenues. I agree that the reported amounts for unearned revenue are proper for the Microsoft Corporation. They are a huge company that does business worldwide. They have branches all over the world, and their internet business is booming as well. There is so much they can do over the internet to produce revenues. They also sell a huge variety of products, and services, therefore, creating a lot of unearned revenues. Wendy Eller...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2009 for the course AC114 AC114 taught by Professor Duchac during the Fall '09 term at Kaplan University.

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