Hastings Corporation is interested in acquiring Vandell Corporation. Vandell has 1 million shares outstanding and a target capital structure consisting of 30% debt. Vandell’s debt interest rate is 8%. Assume that the risk-free rate of interest is 5% and the market risk premium is 6%. Both Vandell and Hasting’s face a 40% tax rate.
December 29, 2017
The completed financial statement columns of the worksheet for Woods Company, Inc. are shown below
December 29, 2017

Question
On December 1, 2014, Westmoreland Company had the following account balances.
Debit Credit
Cash $18,200 Accumulated Depreciation Equipment $3,000
Notes receivable 2,000 Accounts payable 6,100
Accounts receivable 7,200 Common stock 50,000
Inventory 16,000 Retained earnings 14,200
Prepaid insurance 1,600
Equipment 28,000
$73,300 $73,300
During December, the company completed the following transactions.
Dec. 7 Received $3,600 cash from customers in payment of account (no discount allowed).12 Purchased merchandise on account from Alice Co. $12,000, terms 1/10, n/30.17 Sold merchandise on account $16,000, terms 2/10, n/30. The cost of the merchandise sold was $10,000.19 Paid salaries $2,200.22 Paid Alice Co. in full, less discount.26 Received collections in full, less discounts, from customers billed on December 17.31 Received $2,700 cash from customers in payment of account (no discount allowed).Adjustment data:1. Depreciation $200 per month.
2. Insurance expired $400.
Instructions
(a) Journalize the December transactions. (Assume a perpetual inventory system.)(b) Enter the December 1 balances in the ledger T-accounts and post the December transactions. Use Cost of Goods Sold, Depreciation Expense, Insurance Expense, Salaries and Wages Expense, Sales Revenue, and Sales Discounts.(c) The statement from Dodge County Bank on December 31 showed a balance of $25,930.A comparison of the bank statement with the Cash account revealed the following facts.1. The bank collected a note receivable of $2,000 for Westmoreland Company on December 15.2. The December 31 receipts were deposited in a night deposit vault on December 31.These deposits were recorded by the bank in January.3. Checks outstanding on December 31 totaled $1,210.4. On December 31, the bank statement showed a NSF charge of $680 for a check received by the company from K. Quinn, a customer, on account.
Prepare a bank reconciliation as of December 31 based on the available information.
(d) Journalize the adjusting entries resulting from the bank reconciliation and adjustment data.
(e) Post the adjusting entries to the ledger T-accounts.
(f) Prepare an adjusted trial balance.
(g) Prepare an income statement for December and a classified balance sheet at December31.

 

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