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Current liabilities
The following selected transactions were taken from the books of Aliceville Company for 2013:
1. On March 1, 2013, borrowed $60,000 cash from the local bank. The note had a 6 percent interest rate and was due on September 1, 2013.
2. Cash sales for the year amounted to $240,000 plus sales tax at the rate of 7 percent.
3. Aliceville provides a 90-day warranty on the merchandise sold. The warranty expense is estimated to be 2 percent of sales.
4. Paid the sales tax to the state sales tax agency on $200,000 of the sales.
5. Paid the note due on September 1 and the related interest.
6. On October 1, 2013, borrowed $50,000 cash from the local bank. The note had a 7 percent interest rate and a one-year term to maturity.
7. Paid $3,800 in warranty repairs.
8. A customer has filed a lawsuit against Aliceville for $150,000 for breach of contract. The company attorney does not believe the suit has merit.

Required
a. Answer the following questions:
(1) What amount of cash did Aliceville pay for interest during the year?
(2) What amount of interest expense is reported on Aliceville’s income statement for the year?
(3) What is the amount of warranty expense for the year?
b. Prepare the current liabilities section of the balance sheet at December 31, 2013.
c. Show the effect of these transactions on the financial statements using a horizontal statements model like the one shown here. Use a + to indicate increase, a – for decrease, and NA for not affected. In the Cash Flow column, indicate whether the item is an operating activity (OA), investing activity (IA), or financing activity (FA).


The first transaction is recorded as anexample.


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