A. Deferred revenues— customer deposits
Eastern Brewing Company (EBC) distributes its products in an aluminum keg. Customers are charged a deposit of $ 25 per keg, and deposits received from customers are recorded in the keg deposits account.
1. Where on the statement of financial position will the keg deposits account be found? Explain.
2. A production specialist who works for EBC estimates that 50 kegs for which deposits were received during the year will never be returned. How would the deposits related to these 50 kegs be reflected in the company’s financial statements?
B. Deferred revenues— rent
On September 1, 2014, Noreen Ltd. collected $ 72,000 in cash from its tenant as an advance rent payment on its store location. The six- month lease period ends on February 28, 2015, at which time the lease contract may be renewed. Noreen’s fiscal year ends on December 31.
1. Prepare journal entries to record the collection of rent on September 1, 2014, and the related adjustment for the amount of rent earned during 2014.
2. If the amount received on September 1, 2014, had covered a period of 18 months, how should Noreen report the deferred rent amount on its statement of financial position as at December 31, 2014?
C. Deferred revenues— subscription fees
Tremblay Inc. publishes a monthly newsletter for retail marketing managers and requires its subscribers to pay $ 60 in advance for a one- year subscription. During the month of April 2015, Tremblay Inc. sold 150 one- year subscriptions and received payments in advance from all new subscribers. Only 90 of the new subscribers paid their fees in time to receive the April newsletter. The other subscribers received the newsletter in May.
Prepare journal entries to record the subscription fees received in advance during April 2015, and the related adjusting entry to recognize the subscription revenue earned during April 2015.

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