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Accounting for Leases

Hay Corporation enters into an agreement with Marly Rentals Co. on January 1, 2008 for the purpose of leasing a machine to be used in its manufacturing operations. The following data pertain to the agreement:
(a) The term of the noncancelable lease is 3 years with no renewal option. Payments of $155,213 are due on December 31 of each year.
(b) The fair value of the machine on January 1, 2008, is $400,000. The machine has a remaining economic life of 10 years, with no salvage value. The machine reverts to the lessor upon the termination of the lease.
(c) Hay depreciates all machinery it owns on a straight-line basis.
(d) Hay's incremental borrowing rate is 10% per year. Hay does not have knowledge of the 8% implicit rate used by Marly.
(e) Immediately after signing the lease, Marly finds out that Hay Corp. is the defendant in a suit which is sufficiently material to make collectibility of future lease payments doubtful.

1) What type of lease is this from Hay Corporation's viewpoint?

2) If Hay accounts for the lease as an operating lease, what expenses will be recorded as a consequence of the lease during the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008?

3)From the viewpoint of Marly, what type of lease agreement exists?

Future Value of Ordinary Annuity of 1
Period 5% 6% 8% 10% 12%
1 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000
2 2.05000 2.06000 2.08000 2.10000 2.12000
3 3.15250 3.18360 3.24640 3.31000 3.37440
4 4.31013 4.37462 4.50611 4.64100 4.77933
5 5.52563 5.63709 5.86660 6.10510 6.35285
6 6.80191 6.97532 7.33592 7.71561 8.11519
7 8.14201 8.39384 8.92280 9.48717 10.08901
8 9.54911 9.89747 10.63663 11.43589 12.29969
9 11.02656 11.49132 12.48756 13.57948 14.77566
10 12.57789 13.18079 14.48656 15.93743 17.54874

Present Value of an Ordinary Annuity of 1
Period 5% 6% 8% 10% 12%
1 .95238 .94340 .92593 .90909 .89286
2 1.85941 1.83339 1.78326 1.73554 1.69005
3 2.72325 2.67301 2.57710 2.48685 2.40183
4 3.54595 3.46511 3.31213 3.16986 3.03735
5 4.32948 4.21236 3.99271 3.79079 3.60478
6 5.07569 4.91732 4.62288 4.35526 4.11141
7 5.78637 5.58238 5.20637 4.86842 4.56376
8 6.46321 6.20979 5.74664 5.33493 4.96764
9 7.10782 6.80169 6.24689 5.75902 5.32825
10 7.72173 7.36009 6.71008 6.14457 5.65022

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1) What type of lease is this from Hay Corporation's viewpoint?

The present value of lease rental is 155,213X2.48685 (PV factor for 3 years and 105) = 385,991. This is 385,991/400,000=96.4% of the fair value. The lease is a capital lease since the PV of lease rental exceeds 90% of the fair ...

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