# Accounting Problems

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For each of the following cases, indicate (1) to what interest rate columns and (2) to what number of periods you would refer in looking up the future value factor.

1. In Table 1 ( Future value of 1):

Annual Number of

Rate Years Invested Compounded

A 6% 5 Annually

B 5% 3 Semiannually

2. In Table 2 (future value of an annuity of of 1)

Annual Number of

Rate Years Invested Compounded

A 5% 10 Annually

B 4% 6 Semiannually

BE 2-19

Porter Company signed a lease for an office building for a period of 10 years. Under

The lease agreement, a security deposit of $10,000 is made. The deposit will be

Returned at the expiration of the lease with interest compounded at 5% per year.

What amount will Porter receive at the time the lease expires?

BE 2-20

Gordon Company issued $1,000,000, 10-year bonds and agreed to make annual

sinking fund deposits of $80,000. The deposits are made at the end of each year into

an account paying 5% annual interest. What amount will be in the sinking fund at the

end of 10 years?

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1. In Table 3 (present value of 1):

Annual Number of Discounts

Rate Years Invested Per Year

A 12% 6 Annually

B 10% 15 Semiannually

C 8% 8 Quarterly

2. In Table 4 (present value of an annuity of 1):

Annual Number of Number of Frequency of

Rate Years Involved Payments Involved Payments

A 12% 20 20 Annually

B 10% 5 10 Semiannually

C 8% 4 16 Quarterly

BE 2-25

Smolinski Company is considering an investment which will return a lump sum of $500,000 five years from now. What amount should Smolinski Company pay for this Investment to earn a 15% return?

BE 2-27

Kilarny Company is considering investing in an annuity contract that will return $20,000 annually at the end of each year for 15 years. What amount should Kilarny Company pay for this investment if it earns a 6% return?

BE 2-32

Galway Bay Enterprises issued 10%, 8-year, $2,000,000 par value bonds that pay interest semiannually on October 1 and April 1. The Bonds are dated April 1, 2002, and are issued on that date. The discount rate of interest for such bonds on April 1, 2002, is 12%. What cash proceeds did Galway Bay receive from issuance of the bonds?

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E 2-17: Prepare an answer to the following problem.

Selected data from a February payroll register for Andrew Manion Company are presented below. Some amounts are intentionally omitted.

Gross earnings:

Regular $8,900 State income taxes $(3)

Overtime (1) Union dues 100

Total (2) Total deductions (4)

Deductions: Net pay $7,660

FICA taxes $ 800 Accounts debited:

Federal income taxes 1,140 Warehouse wages (5)

Store wages $4,000

FICA taxes are 8%. State income taxes are 3% of gross earnings.

Instructions:

A Fill in the missing amounts.

B Journalize the February payroll and the payment of the payroll.

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#### Solution Summary

The solution has various accounting problems relating to time value of money and payroll calculations.