Principles of Account II

  1. On December 31, 2016, Alpha Company invested $10,000 in 2 years, certificate with a 4% annual interest rate with semi-annual compounding. Use this information to determine the maturity value of the certificate on December 31, 2018? (Round your answer to the nearest whole dollar.)

2.On January 2, 2017, Alpha Company purchased 10,000 shares of the stock of Zulu Company, and did not obtain significant influence.  The investment is intended as a long-term investment.  The stock was purchased for $10 per share, and represents a 12% ownership stake.  Zulu Company made $25,000 of net income in 2017, and paid dividends of $11,000 on December 15, 2017.  On December 31, 2017, Zulu Company’s stock was trading on the open market for $9 per share at the end of the year. Use this information to determine the dollar amounts that should be reported by Alpha Company during 2017 for the following items:

  1. Dividend Income
  2. Unrealized Gain/Loss – OIC (If a loss, enter the amount with dollar sign inside of brackets)

3.Available-for-Sales Securities

 

3.Immediately following an acquisition, the Alpha Company’s balance sheet included cash $50,000, investment in subsidiary $250,000, plant assets $450,000, and liabilities $150,000.  The wholly owned subsidiary (Bravo-Zulu Company) had cash $75,000, plant assets $145,000, and liabilities $60,000.  All balances are normal. There are no other assets or liabilities, and the given values for the subsidiary are also equal to their fair values.  Use this information to determine the dollar value of Goodwill that will be recorded in Alpha Company’s consolidated balance sheet?

4.On January 1, 2017, Alpha Company purchased a significant influence shares investment in the Bravo-Zulu Company for $250,000.  This investment balance represents 30% of the equity of the Bravo-Zulu Company.  During 2017, Bravo-Zulu Company reported Net Income of $25,000 on November 15, 2017 Bravo-Zulu Company paid cash dividends of $10,000 to its shareholders. Using this information, what are the FY 2017 balances in Alpha Company’s account balances for:

  1. Investment in Bravo-Zulu
  2. Investment Income

 

  1. Alpha company purchased a bond investment on January 1, 2017.  The bonds have a par of $10,000, pay interest at a 4% annual rate and have 5 years until maturity. What is the total Interest Income that will be reported over the life of the bond investment if the bonds were purchased at 102 and Alpha uses the straight line amortization method?

 

  1. On August 1, 2016, Alpha Company entered into a capital lease, and correctly recorded the leased asset, and related obligation at $50,000.  The annual interest rate implicit in the lease was 6%, and the first lease payment of $2,000 is due at the end of each month of the lease.  Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for the August 31, 2016 monthly lease payment. If no entry is required then write “No Entry Required.” (Round your answer to the nearest whole dollar.)

 

7.Alpha Corporation issued $100,000 of 12%, 15-year bonds on June 1, 2016 (dated April 1 2016) at 101 plus accrued interest, which is paid on April 1 and October 1. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) to record the June 1, 2016 bond issue. If no entry is required then write “No Entry Required.”

 

  1. On April 1, 2016, Alpha Company issued $100,000 of 12%, 10-year bonds. The bonds were issued at par plus accrued interest and are dated January 1, 2016. Interest is paid on July 1 and January 1. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for the April 1, 2016 issue of the bonds. If no entry is required then write “No Entry Required.”

 

  1. Alpha company signed a $100,000 mortgage on July 1, 2016 for the purchase of their new garage building. The mortgage entailed equal monthly payments of $2,500 at the end of each month. The interest rate is 0.5% per month. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for the August 31, 2016 monthly mortgage payment. If no entry is required then write “No Entry Required.” (Round your answer to the nearest whole dollar.)

 

  1. On January 2, 2017, Alpha Company purchased 10,000 shares of the stock of Zulu Company, and did not obtain significant influence.  The investment is intended as a long-term investment.  The stock was purchased for $10 per share, and represents a 12% ownership stake.  Zulu Company made $25,000 of net income in 2017, and paid dividends of $11,000 on December 15, 2017.  On December 31, 2017, Zulu Company’s stock was trading on the open market for $9 per share at the end of the year. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry(ies) (without explanation) for January 2 purchase and the December 15 & 31, 2017 record of income & gain/loss. If no entry is required then write “No Entry Required.”

 

  1. On January 1, 2017, Alpha Company purchased a significant influence shares investment in the Bravo-Zulu Company for $250,000.  This investment balance represents 40% of the equity of the Bravo-Zulu Company.  During 2017, Bravo-Zulu Company reported Net Income of $25,000 on November 15, 2017 Bravo-Zulu Company paid cash dividends of $10,000 to its shareholders. Use this information to prepare the January 1, November 15 and December 31, 2017 General Journal entry (without explanation.) If no entry is required, then write “No Entry Required.”
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