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Ou are presented with a series of transactions for Alban Corp (“Al”). Assume
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ou are presented with a series of transactions for Alban Corp (“Al”). Assume that these transactions are the only transactions that have occurred since the formation of the firm. Based on those transactions, prepare and submit each of the following financial statements for Al:

1. Comparative, Classified Balance Sheets as of 12/31/2013 and 12/31/2014. You can find a number of acceptable Balance Sheet account titles in Chapter 6 (pages 226- 228) of the textbook.

2. Income Statement for the Year ended 12/31/2014.

2013 Transactions:

1. 7/1/13: Al issues 8,000 shares of $2 par value Common Stock in return for $80,000 in cash.

2. 8/1/13: Al pays for an insurance policy that covers the period 2/1/14 – 7/31/14. Al pays the entire $4,200 amount in cash on 8/1/13.

3. 10/1/13: Al signs a contract to rent a building for 12 months at a rate of $1,200 per month. The contract begins on 3/1/14. Al makes an initial payment of $6,000 and will pay the remainder of the rental fees at the end of the contract (2/28/15).

4. 10/1/13: Al signs an employment agreement with Jane Smith. Ms. Smith will begin working on 1/1/14, earning $180,000 per year. She will be paid on the 15th of each month for the prior month’s work (e.g., her first paycheck will be issued on February 15th, as payment for January’s services). [Assume all of these payments are made – they will not be shown explicitly in this list of transactions.]

5. 11/1/13: Al buys (and receives) 4,800 cases of merchandise inventory for $252,000 on account.

6. 11/15/13: Al receives $45,000 in cash from a customer for goods to be delivered in February 2014.

2014 Transactions:

1. 1/1/14: Al buys $6,000 of office supplies on account.

2. 1/10/14: Al pays $18,000 cash to the supplier from the 11/1/13 transaction.

3. 1/15/14: Al signs a contract to rent a delivery van for $250/month. The rental period is 12 months and begins on 2/1/14. Payments for each month are made on the first of the month, starting on 2/1/14. [Assume all of these payments are made – they will not be shown explicitly in this list of transactions.]

4. 4/1/14: Al returns $1,000 of office supplies to its supplier and pays the remainder of the balance of the 1/1/14 purchase in cash.

5. 5/1/14: Al buys a piece of land for $45,000. This amount includes $6,000 of legal fees to execute the contract. Al paid $45,000 in cash.

6. 6/1/14: The firm pays $3,000 in cash for advertising expenses, all of which relate to ads running in 2014.

7. 7/1/14: Al arranges to buy a corporate jet for $200,000 and will take delivery in June of 2015. No cash is exchanged.

8. 8/1/14: Al borrows $40,000 from the bank. This loan is in the form of a note that is due in two years (7/31/16) and bears interest at the rate of 6% per year. All of the interest and principal is due at the end of the note period.

9. 10/1/14: Al receives a $10,000 deposit from a customer for goods to be delivered in February 2015.

Other Information:

10. The firm delivers goods with a sales price of $375,000 to customers during 2014, as contracted. This amount includes the goods ordered on 11/15/2013. The remaining goods were sold on account. The firm collects $257,000 of these sales during 2014 and expects to fully collect the remaining amount.

11. At 12/31/14, the firm takes a physical inventory and finds the following items on hand:  $1,500 of the office supplies purchased on 1/1/14.  $162,000 of the inventory purchased on 11/1/13

12. On December 31, 2014, the Board of Directors will declare a dividend payable to shareholders equal to 40% of the firm’s Net Income for 2014. The dividend will be paid in 2015. If the firm has a Net Loss for the period, the Board of Directors will not declare a dividend.

13. The firm pays taxes at a 35% tax rate. If taxes are owed, they will be paid in January 2015. If the firm has a pre-tax loss, assume that there are no taxes paid nor tax refunds received. (In other words, if there is a pre-tax loss, assume a 0% tax rate.)

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