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    Journalizing Transactions using the Fair Value Method

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    Prepare the necessary entries from 1/1/07-2/1/09 for each of the following events using the fair value method. If no entry is needed for an event, write "No Entry Necessary."
    [Hint: Remember, there are five different dates involved]

    a) On 1/1/07, the stockholders adopted a stock option plan for top executives whereby each might receive rights to purchase up to 12,000 shares of common stock at $40 per share. The par value is $10 per share.

    b) On 2/1/07, options were granted to each of five executives to purchase 12,000 shares. The options were non-transferable and the executive had to remain an employee of the company to exercise the option. The options expire on 2/1/09. It is assumed that the options were for services performed equally in 2007 and 2008. The Black-Scholes option pricing model determines total compensation expense to be $1,300,000.

    c) At 2/1/09, four executives exercised their options. The fifth executive chose not to exercise his options, which therefore were forfeited.

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    1. 1/1/07 No entry necessary.

    2. 2/1/07 No entry necessary.

    12/31/07
    Compensation ...

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