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    Insurance Policy Accrual and Cash Basis

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    On March 1, 2003, a company paid a $16,200 premium on a 36-month insurance policy for coverage beginning on that date. Refer to that policy and fill in the blanks in the following table:
    Check 2005 insurance expense:
    Accrual, $5,400; Cash, $0. Dec. 31, 2005,
    asset: Accrual, $900; Cash, $0.

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    This solution shows how to account for a premium in an insurance policy for a company.