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Journal entries for Jane Geddes Engineering and Petro Garcia Inc.

Prepare the 2009 journal entries for all of the following transactions and adjustments. Show full computations. You can ignore dates if not given. Round all amounts to nearest dollar.

4. Jane Geddes Engineering Corporation purchased conveyor equipment with a list price of $10,000. Presented below are three independent cases related to the equipment.

a. Geddes paid cash for the equipment 8 days after the purchase. The vendor's credit terms are 2/10, n/30. Assume that equipment purchases are recorded gross.

b. Geddes traded in equipment with a book value of $2,000 (initial cost $8,000), and paid $9,500 in cash one month after the purchase. The old equipment could have been sold for $400 at the date of trade. (The exchange has commercial substance.)

c. Geddes gave the vendor a $10,800 zero-interest-bearing note for the equipment on the date of purchase. The note was due in one year and was paid on time. Assume that the effective interest rate in the market was 9%.

5. The management of Petro Garcia Inc. was discussing whether certain equipment should be written off as a charge to current operations because of obsolescence. This equipment has a cost of $900,000 with depreciation to date of $400,000 as of December 31. On December 31, management projected its future net cash flows from this equipment to be $300,000 and its fair value to be $230,000. The company intends to use this equipment in the future.

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Question 4
Case A
DR: Equipment $10,000
CR: Accounts payable $10,000
To record the purchase of the conveyor equipment. Terms: 2/10, n/30

DR: Accounts payable $10,000
CR: Equipment* $200
CR: Cash** $9,800

*Discount taken = $10,000 x ...

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Journal entries for Jane Geddes Engineering and Petro Garcia Inc is examined.