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question 1 on january 2 20×2 east corp adopted a defined benefit pension plan the pl 4286890

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1. On January 2, 20X2, East Corp. adopted a defined benefit pension plan. The plan's service cost of $150,000 was fully funded at the end of 20X2. Prior service cost was funded by a contribution of $60,000 in 20X2. Amortization of prior service cost was $24,000 for 20X2. At December 31, 20X2, what amount should East report as prepaid pension cost?

a. $60,000

b. $36,000

c. $84,000

d. $90,000

2.The following information pertains to Lee Corp.'s defined benefit pension plan for 20X1:

Service cost

   $160,000

Actual and expected gain on plan assets

   35,000

Unexpected loss on plan assets related to a

      20X1 disposal of a subsidiary

   40,000

Amortization of unrecognized prior service cost 

   5,000

Annual interest on pension obligation

       50,000

What amount should Lee report as pension expense in its 20X1 income statement?

a. $250,000

b. $180,000

c. $220,000

d. $210,000

Service cost

   $160,000

Actual and expected gain on plan assets

   35,000

Unexpected loss on plan assets related to a

      20X1 disposal of a subsidiary

   40,000

Amortization of unrecognized prior service cost 

   5,000

Annual interest on pension obligation

       50,000

 

 

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