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ACCY201, Exam 3 Study Guide

by: Mallory McClurg

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These notes follow Prof. Barton's provided study guide, and expands upon each topic. Journal Entries are provided for all situations.
Intro to Accounting Principles I
Barton, Whitney
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ACCY201, bonds, Amortization, discount, premium
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ACCY201 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE Chapters 8-10 Chapter 8 – Accounting for Long-Term Assets  Plant assets – tangible assets used by a company for more than a year  4 main issues in accounting for plant assets:  Computing the cost, or all necessary expenditures for getting the asset in place and ready for its intended use  Allocating the costs of most plant assets (less and salvage amounts) against revenue for the period they benefit  Accounting for expenditures such as repairs, maintenance, and improvements to plant assets  Recording the disposal of plant assets  Revenue Expenditures – income statement expenditures; additional costs of plant assets that do not materially increase the asset’s life or productive capabilities; ordinary repairs, for example: Date Repairs Expense ($$$) Cash ($$$)  Capital Expenditures – balance sheet expenditures; additional costs of plant assets that provide benefits extending beyond current period; increase and improve the type or amount of service an asset provides; betterments/improvements: Date Machinery ($$$) Cash ($$$)  Lump-Sum Purchase of Assets – when a group of assets is purchased together at one bulk cost; to allocate costs among assets in a lump-sum purchase:  Determine total appraisal value of all assets  Asset’s percent of total = Appraised value of an asset (land, building, etc) / gross purchase price  Asset’s apportioned cost = asset’s percent of total (x) total cost  Depreciation – process of allocating the cost of the plant assets to expense in the accounting periods benefitting from its use; accumulated depreciation is a contra-asset account with a normal credit balance; factors determining depreciation are:  Cost – all reasonable expenditures to acquire and prepare goods  Salvage value – estimate of assets’ value at the end of period  Useful life – length of time it is productively used  Straight-line depreciation – (cost – salvage value) / useful life in periods  Units-of-production depreciation –  Depreciation per unit = (cost – salvage value) / total units of production  Depreciation expense = depreciation per unit (x) units produced in period ACCY201 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE Chapters 8-10  Double Declining Balance depreciation –  100% / useful life = straight line rate  2 (x) straight line rate = double declining balance rate  Double declining balance rate (x) beginning-period book value = Depreciation Expense Chapter 9 – Accounting for Current Liabilities  Liabilities – past transaction or event that presents an obligation to make a future payment of assets or services; important concepts: who to pay, when to pay, how much to pay  Current liabilities – short-term; obligations usually due within a year or at end of the company’s operating cycle  Long-term liabilities – for example, notes payable, lease/warranty liabilities  Sales Tax Payable –  Date Cash (full amount) Sales (cost amount) Sales Tax Payable (tax amount)  Unearned Revenue – amounts received in advance from customers for future products or services  Date Cash ($$) Unearned Rev ($$) Date Unearned Rev (portion earned) Earned Revenue (portion earned)  Short term note given to extend credit period –  Date Accts Pay –customer (full amount) Cash (cash amount accepted) Notes Pay – customer (payable amount) Date Notes Pay – customer (payable amount) Interest Expense (interest amount) Cash (full amount)  Short term note given to borrow from bank –  Date Cash (full amount) Notes Payable (full amount) Date Notes Payable (owed amount) Interest Expense (interest amount) Cash (note amount w/interest)  End of Period Adjustment –  Date Interest Expense ACCY201 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE Chapters 8-10 Interest Payable Date Interest Expense Interest Payable Notes Payable Cash  Payroll Liabilities  Gross pay = federal income tax + state and local tax + voluntary deductions + FICA taxes + net pay  Recording payroll deductions for employees –  Date Salaries Expense FICA – social security FICA – medicare Employee Fed. Income Taxes Payable Employee Union Dues Payable Salaries Payable  Recording payroll deductions for employers –  Date Payroll Taxes Expense FICA – social security FICA – Medicare State Unemployment Taxes Payable Federal Unemployment Taxes Payable  Health and Pension Benefits (estimated) -  Date Employee Benefits Expense Employee Medical Insurance Payable Employee Retirement Program Payable  Vacation liabilities (estimated) –  Date Vacation Benefits Expense Vacation Benefits Payable  Bonus Plans (estimated) –  Date Employee Bonus Expense Bonus Payable  Contingent Liabilities – potential obligation that depends on a future event arising from a past transaction or event, such as guarantees or potential legal claims; if a future event is probable/possible and is able to be estimated, then its liability is recorded Chapter 10 – Accounting for Long-Term Liabilities  Bond – issuer’s written promise to pay an amount identified as the par value of the bond with interest  Par value of a bond – face value; paid at a specified maturity date ACCY201 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE Chapters 8-10  Carrying value of a bond – value of a bond plus premiums or minus discounts  Bond indenture – a legal contract between the issuer and bondholders and the discussion of how often interest will be paid  Advantages of bonds –  Don’t affect owner control  Interest is tax deductible  Can increase return on equity  Disadvantages of bonds –  Require payment of periodic interest and par value at maturity  Can decrease return on equity  Bond trading – securities that can be purchased or sold in the market; they have a market value which is a percent of par value  Issuing bonds at par –  Date Cash ($$$) Bonds Payable (par value)  Semi-annual interest –  Date Bond Interest Expense (interest rate x par value x time period) Cash ($$$)  At maturity date –  Date Bonds Payable ($$$) Cash ($$$)  Issuing Bond at a Discount –  Date Cash ($$$) Discounts on B/P (discounted amount) Bonds Payable (par value)  Amortizing a bond discount –  Date Interest Expense ($$$) Discounts on B/P (discounted amount) Cash ($$)  Issuing Bond at a Premium –  Date Cash ($$$) Premium on B/P (overage amount) Bonds Payable (par value)  Amortizing a bond premium –  Date Interest Expense ($$) Premium on B/P (overage amount) Cash ($$$)  Issuance of a short-term note – ACCY201 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE Chapters 8-10  Date Cash (full amount) Notes Payable (full amount) Date Interest Expense (interest amount) Interest payable (interest amount) (principle x rate x time) Date Notes Payable (full amount) Interest Expense (principle x rate x time) Interest Payable (principle x rate x time) Cash (full amount + interest)


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