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Unformatted text preview: ount of its deferred tax asset that it will not use. The valuation allowance is subtracted from the deferred tax asset, which is then netted against the deferred tax liability ($17m - $2m = $15m - $16m = a $1m liability. LO 6 S E-9 Recording a company’s defined contribution pension expense Caribou Coffee Company offers employees a defined contribution pension plan. At the end of fiscal 2009, the company contributed $100,000 to the plan. Prepare the journal entry to record Caribou’s contribution to the pension plan. ANSWER Pension expense (+E, –SE) 100,000 Cash (–A) Assets 100,000 = Liabilities + Cash –100,000 Stockholders’ Equity Pension expense (+E) –100,000 Page 8 of 21 END-OF-CHAPTER MATERIAL LO 7 S E-10 Recording a company’s other postretirement obligations expense Disney Company offers employees post-retirement medical benefits. The table below summarizes Disney’s expense associated with this benefit in 2009. Assume Disney paid for this benefit with cash. Prepare the journal entry to record Di...
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course ACCOUNTING 151 taught by Professor Chinn during the Spring '12 term at Lehigh University .

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