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10. (Comprehensive Receivables Problem) Connecticut Inc. had the following long-term
receivable account balances at December 31, 2003.
Note receivable from sale of division $1,800,000
Note receivable from officer 400,000
Transactions during 2004 and other information relating to Connecticut's long-term
receivables were as follows.
1. The $1,800,000 note receivable is dated May 1, 2003, bears interest at 9%, and
represents the balance of the consideration received from the sale of Connecticut's
electronics division to New York Company. Principal payments of $600,000 plus
appropriate interest are due on May 1, 2004, 2005, and 2006. The first principal
and interest payment was made on May 1, 2004. Collection of the note installments
is reasonably assured.
2. The $400,000 note receivable is dated December 31, 2003, bears interest at 8%,
and is due on December 31, 2006. The note is due from Marcus Camby, president
of Connecticut Inc. and is collateralized by 10,000 shares of Connecticut's common
stock. Interest is payable annually on December 31, and all interest payments
were paid on their due dates through December 31, 2004. The quoted market
price of Connecticut's common stock was $45 per share on December 31, 2004.
3. On April 1, 2004, Connecticut sold a patent to Pennsylvania Company in exchangefor a $200,000 non-interest-bearing note due on April 1, 2006. There was no established exchange price for the patent, and the note had no ready market. The prevailing rate of interest for a note of this type at April 1, 2004, was 12%. The
present value of $1 for two periods at 12% is 0.797 (use this factor). The patent
had a carrying value of $40,000 at January 1, 2004, and the amortization for the
year ended December 31, 2004, would have been $8,000. The collection of the note
receivable from Pennsylvania is reasonably assured.
4. On July 1, 2004, Connecticut sold a parcel of land to Harrisburg Company for
$200,000 under an installment sale contract. Harrisburg made a $60,000 cash down
payment on July 1, 2004, and signed a 4-year 11% note for the $140,000 balance.
The equal annual payments of principal and interest on the note will be $45,125
payable on July 1, 2005, through July 1, 2008. The land could have been sold at
an established cash price of $200,000. The cost of the land to Connecticut was
$150,000. Circumstances are such that the collection of the installments on the
note is reasonably assured.
a. Prepare the long-term receivables section of Connecticut's balance sheet at
December 31, 2004.
b. Prepare a schedule showing the current portion of the long-term receivables and
accrued interest receivable that would appear in Connecticut's balance sheet at
December 31, 2004.
c. Prepare a schedule showing interest revenue from the long-term receivables that
would appear on Connecticut's income statement for the year ended December
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