Accounting Discussion:The Taylor Company sells music systems. Each music system costs the company \$100 and will be sold to the public for \$250. In Year One, the company sells 100 gift cards to customers for \$250 each (\$25,000 in total). These cards are valid for just one year, and company officials expect them to all be redeemed. In Year Two, only 96 of the cards are returned. What amount of net income does the company report for Year Two in connection with these cards? \$15,000, \$15,400, \$15,500,, \$15,800…

Accounting Discussion

Required: Respond to at least two (2) of the multiple choice questions —with a detailed answer and explanation. Be sure to show your calculations and reference the page number in our online textbook to support your statements.

Required:  Respond to at least two (2) of the multiple choice questions —with a detailed answer and explanation.   Be sure to show your calculations and reference the page number in our online textbook to support your statements.

Chapter 13 – Accounting for Gift Cards

1. The Taylor Company sells music systems. Each music system costs the company \$100 and will be sold to the public for \$250. In Year One, the company sells 100 gift cards to customers for \$250 each (\$25,000 in total). These cards are valid for just one year, and company officials expect them to all be redeemed. In Year Two, only 96 of the cards are returned. What amount of net income does the company report for Year Two in connection with these cards?
2. \$15,000
3. \$15,400
4. \$15,500
5. \$15,800

1. Osgood sells music systems. Each system costs the company \$100 and is sold for \$250. During Year One, the company sells 1,000 of these systems (\$250,000 in total). Each system comes with a free two-year warranty. The company expects 5 percent of the music systems to break and cost \$40 each to fix. None break in Year One, but unfortunately, the systems were not well-manufactured, and 300 break in Year Two and cost \$70 each to fix. What is the impact of this embedded warranty on Osgood’s reported net income for Year Two?
2. Decrease of \$15,000
3. Decrease of \$17,000
4. Decrease of \$19,000
5. Decrease of \$21,000

1. In Year One, Company A was allegedly damaged by Company Z and has filed suit for \$300,000. At the end of Year One, Company A thinks it is probable that it will win \$130,000 but reasonably possible that it will win \$200,000. On that same day, Company Z thinks it is probable that it will lose \$80,000 but reasonably possible that it will lose \$180,000. On June 14, Year Two, the suit is settled when Company Z pays \$97,000 in cash to Company A. Which of the following is true about the financial reporting for Year Two?
2. Company A increases net income by \$97,000; Company Z decreases net income by \$17,000.
3. Company A increases net income by \$97,000; Company Z increases net income by \$83,000.
4. Company A decreases net income by \$33,000; Company Z decreases net income by \$17,000.
5. Company A decreases net income by \$33,000; Company Z increases net income by \$83,000.

1. The James Corporation sells music systems. Each system costs the company \$100 and is sold for \$250. During Year One, the company sold 1,000 music systems (\$250,000 in total). Every customer also paid \$10 each (\$10,000 in total) for a one-year warranty. The company expects 5 percent of the music systems to break and cost \$40 each to fix. None break in Year One, but unfortunately, the systems were not well-manufactured, and 300 break in Year Two and cost \$70 each to fix. What is the impact of this extended warranty on James’s reported net income for Year Two?

1. Decrease of \$10,000
2. Decrease of \$11,000
3. Decrease of \$18,000
4. Decrease of \$21,000

Ch 14: Calculate the amount of cash interest paid

1. The Akimbo Company issues bonds with a face value of \$12 million on June 1, Year One, for 93 percent of face value plus accrued interest. The bonds pay an annual cash interest rate of 10 percent with payments made on April 1 and October 1 of each year. The bonds were sold at a discount to create an effective interest rate of 12 percent per year. What amount of cash interest will Akimbo actually pay during Year One?
2. \$400,000
3. \$600,000
4. \$700,000
5. \$900,000

1. On January 1, Krystal Corporation issued bonds with a face value of \$100,000 and a 4 percent annual stated interest rate. The effective annual rate of interest negotiated by the parties was 6 percent. Interest is paid semiannually on June 30 and December 31. The bonds mature in ten years. The present value of \$1 in 10 periods at a 4 percent interest rate is \$0.67556, in 10 periods at 6 percent interest is \$0.55839, in 20 periods at a 2 percent interest rate is \$0.67297, and in 20 periods at a 3 percent interest rate is \$0.55368. The present value of an ordinary annuity of \$1 for 10 periods at a 4 percent interest rate is \$8.11090, for 10 periods at 6 percent interest is \$7.36009, for 20 periods at a 2 percent interest rate is \$16.35143, and in 20 periods at a 3 percent interest rate is \$14.87747. What will be the price of the bonds on January 1 (rounded)?
2. \$85,123
3. \$85,279
4. \$86,054
5. \$86,311

1. A zero coupon bond with a face value of \$600,000 is issued on January 1, Year One. It will mature in five years and was issued for \$408,350 to earn an annual effective rate of 8 percent. If the effective rate method is used, what liability balance does the company report at the end of Year Two (rounded)?
2. \$476,299
3. \$478,821
4. \$482,678
5. \$485,010

1. A zero coupon bond with a face value of \$800,000 is issued on January 1, Year One. It will mature in eight years and was issued for \$541,470 to earn an annual effective rate of 5 percent. If the straight-line method is used, what liability balance does the company report at the end of Year Two (rounded)?
2. \$601,350
3. \$602,974
4. \$604,755
5. \$606,102