the income statement presented at the end of the first quarter of 2007 is as follows 563121

Interim Reporting The Schultz Company prepares interim financial statements at the end of each quarter. The income statement presented at the end of the first quarter of 2007 is as follows:

Sales (net)


Cost of goods sold


Gross profit


Operating expenses:

Selling expenses


Administrative expenses


Total operating expenses


Pretax operating income


Other items:

Interest revenue


Rent revenue


Interest expense



Income before income taxes


Income tax expense


Net income


Earnings per share (8,000 shares)


Shown next is the Schultz Company trial balance as of June 30, 2007:





Accounts receivable (net)


Note receivable (due 9/1/07)




Prepaid insurance


Property and equipment


Accumulated depreciation


Accounts payable


Dividends payable


Unearned rent


Bonds payable, 10% (due 1/1/2012)


Discount on bonds payable


Common stock, $1 par


Premium on common stock


Retained earnings


Sales (net)


Cost of goods sold


Selling expenses


Administrative expenses




Additional information:

1. The company uses a perpetual inventory system.

2. The company uses control accounts for selling and administrative expenses.

3. The company journalizes and posts its adjusting entries to its accounts only at year end.

4. Uncollectible accounts average 0.5% of net sales.

5. The $4,000 note receivable was received on March 1, 2007. The 6 month note carries an annual interest rate of 12%, the interest to be collected at the maturity date.

6. The balance in the Prepaid Insurance account represents payment made on January 1, 2007 for a one year comprehensive insurance policy.

7. The Property and Equipment account consists of land, $5,000; buildings, $55,000; and equipment, $20,000. The buildings are being depreciated over a 25 year life; the equipment over an 8 year life. Straight line depreciation is used; residual value is disregarded. No acquisitions have been made in 2007. The depreciation on the buildings is treated as an administrative expense; depreciation on the equipment as a selling expense.

8. On February 1, 2007, the company rented some floor space to another company, receiving one year’s rent of $1,800 in advance.

9. The bonds pay interest semiannually on January 1 and July 1. Straight line amortization of the discount is recorded at the end of each year.

10. The company estimates that its pretax income for the second half of 2007 will total $11,550. All items in income are subject to the same income tax rate schedule. The income tax rate schedule is 15% on the first $20,000 of taxable income and 30% on the excess. There is no difference between the company’s pretax financial income and taxable income, and no tax credits are available. The company rounds its estimated effective income tax rate to the nearest tenth of a percent. Income taxes will be paid during the first quarter of 2008.

11. On June 29, 2007, the company had declared and recorded (directly in Retained Earnings) a semiannual dividend of 40?per share, payable on August 3, 2007.

12. The 8,000 shares of common stock have been outstanding the entire 6 months of 2007.


1. Prepare a 10 column worksheet to develop the Schultz Company financial statements for the first 6 months of 2007 (refer to Chapter 3 for a worksheet illustration, if necessary).

2. Prepare the income statement for (a) the first 6 months of 2007 and (b) the second quarter of 2007.

3. Prepare a retained earnings statement for the first 6 months of 2007.

4. Prepare the June 30, 2007 balance sheet.

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