On December 31, 2011 Berry Corporation sold some of its product to Flynn Company, accepting a 3%, four-year promissory note having a maturity value of $500,000 (interest payable annually on December 31). Berry Corporation pays 6% for its borrowed funds. Flynn Company, however, pays 8% for its borrowed funds. The product sold is carried on the books of Berry at a manufactured cost of $310,000. Assume Berry uses a perpetual inventory system.
(a) Prepare the journal entries to record the transaction on the books of Berry Corporation at December 31, 2011. (Assume that the effective interest method is used. Use the interest tables below and round to the nearest dollar.)
(b) Make all appropriate entries for 2012 on the books of Berry Corporation.
(c) Make all appropriate entries for 2013 on the books of Berry Corporation.
Perpetual Inventory System
The perpetual method of recording inventory refers to the control system through which inventory can be tracked and recorded on continual basis, as to calculate a current inventory balance on real time basis. It allows businesses to keep a real-time account inventory in hand.
Answer and Explanation: 1
a) In the books of Berry Corporation
(as on 31, December 2011)
|S.No||Particular||Dr. Amount||Cr. Amount|
|1||Notes Receivable A/c||$500,000|
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