Sycamore Candy Company offers a CD single as a premium for every 5 candy bar wrappers presented by customers together with $2.50. The candy bars are sold by the company to distributors for 30 cents each. 

The purchase price of each CD to the company is $2.25; in addition, it costs 50 cents to mail each CD. The results of the premium plan for the years 2012 and 2013 are as follows. (All purchases and sales are for cash.)



On January 1, 2012, Palmer Company leased equipment to Woods Corporation. The following information pertains to this lease.


1. The term of the noncancelable lease is 6 years, with no renewal option. The equipment reverts to the lessor at the termination of the lease.

2. Equal rental payments are due on January 1 of each year, beginning in 2012.

3. The fair value of the equipment on January 1, 2012, is $229,600, and its cost is $195,160.

4. The equipment has an economic life of 8 years, with an unguaranteed residual value of $11,770. Woods depreciates all of its equipment on a straight-line basis.


5. Palmer sets the annual rental to ensure an 9% rate of return. Woods’s incremental borrowing rate is 10%, and the implicit rate of the lessor is unknown.

6. Collectibility of lease payments is reasonably predictable, and no important uncertainties surround the amount of costs yet to be incurred by the lessor.


(Both the lessor and the lessee’s accounting period ends on December 31.)


(Both the lessor and the lessee's accounting period ends on December 31.)

(b) Calculate the amount of the annual rental payment.

(c) Prepare all the necessary journal entries for Woods for 2011.

(d) Prepare all the necessary journal entries for Palmer for 2011.


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