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    Requirement 1-This is a new company so the shares issued in a, b, c, d transactions should equal the # o/s shares at end of year. Requirement 3-Total Contributed Capital or Paid In Capital is the total Stock plus Paid in Capital in Excess accounts. Again, since this is a new company there are no beginning balances.

    Kinkaid Co. is incorporated at the beginning of this year and engages in a number of transactions. The following journal entries impacted its stockholders' equity during its first year of operations.
    General Debit Credit
    a. Cash 400,000
    Common Stock, $25 Par Value 330,000
    Paid-In Capital in Excess of Par Value, Common Stock 70,000

    b. Organization Expenses 130,000
    Common Stock, $25 Par Value 97,000
    Paid-In Capital in Excess of Par Value, Common Stock 33,000

    c. Cash 43,500
    Accounts Receivable 16,500
    Building 62,600
    Notes Payable 44,500
    Common Stock, $25 Par Value 17,500
    Paid-In Capital in Excess of Par Value, Common Stock 60,600

    d. Cash 131,000
    Common Stock, $25 ParValue
    Paid-In Capital in Excess of Par Value, Common Stock 61,000

    Requirement 1:
    How many shares of common stock are outstanding at year-end?
    Number of outstanding shares __________

    Requirement 2:
    What is the amount of minimum legal capital (based on par value) at year end?
    Minimum legal capital ___________

    Requirement 3:
    What is the total paid-in capital at year end?
    Total contributed capital ____________

    Requirement 4:
    What is the book value per share of the common stock at year-end if paid in capital plus retained earnings equals $698,000?
    Book value per common share ______________

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    1. The number of shares outstanding can be calculated using the balance in the common stock account. The amount in the common stock account would be number of shares X $25 par value. Total ...

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