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    Hayslett Corporation was organized on January 1, 2006. It is authorized to issue 20,000 shares of 6%, $50 par value preferred stock, and 500,000 shares of no-par common stock with a stated value of $2 per share. The following stock transactions were completed during the first year.

    Jan. 10 Issued 100,000 shares of common stock for cash at $3 per share.
    Mar. 1 Issued 10,000 shares of preferred

    1 Issued 10,000 shares of preferred stock for cash at $55 per share.
    Apr. 1 Issued 25,000 shares of common stock for land. The asking price of the land was $90,000. The company's estimate of the fair market value of the land was $85,000.

    May 1 Issued 75,000 shares of common stock for cash at $4 per share.
    Aug. 1 Issued 10,000 shares of common stock to attorneys in payment of their bill for $50,000 for services provided in helping the company organize.

    Sept. 1 Issued 5,000 shares of common stock for cash at $6 per share.
    Nov. 1 Issued 2,000 shares of preferred stock for cash at $58 per share.

    Journalize the transactions.

    Post to the stockholders' equity accounts. (Use J1 as the posting reference.)

    Prepare the paid-in capital section of stockholders' equity at December 31, 2006.

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    Hayslett Corporation was organized on January 1, 2006. It is authorized to issue 20,000 shares of 6%, $50 par value preferred stock, and 500,000 shares of no-par common stock with a stated value of $2 per share. The following stock transactions were completed during the first year.

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    Journalize the transactions.
    Post to the stockholders' equity accounts. (Use J1 as the posting reference.)
    Prepare the paid-in capital section of stockholders' equity at December 31, 2006.
    (c) Total paid-in capital $1,431,000

    Jan. 10
    Issued 100,000 shares of common stock for cash at $3 per share.

    Jan. 10 Cash 300,000
    Common Stock 200,000
    Paid-in capital in excess of stated ...

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    This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to journalize the transactions, post to the stockholders' equity accounts, and prepare the paid-in capital section of stockholders' equity at December 31, 2006.

    $2.19

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