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Unformatted text preview: $165 $92 = 1.79 After $165 $92 + $50 = 1.16 Additional Perspectives 8-1 Requirement 1 The loss contingency is probable and reasonably estimable, so it must be recorded as follows: Loss 120,000 Contingent Liability 120,000 (Record the loss contingency) Requirement 2 Great Adventures would record a loss and a liability for the minimum amount ($100,000) and disclose the range between $100,000 and $150,000 in the footnotes to the financial statements. The journal entry is as follows: Loss 100,000 Contingent Liability 100,000 (Record the loss contingency) Requirement 3 If the likelihood of loss is reasonably possible rather than probable, we record no entry but make full disclosure in a footnote to the financial statements to describe the contingency. Requirement 4 If the likelihood of loss is remote, disclosure is usually not required....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course MGMT 200 taught by Professor Greigg during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08