Question: Glennon Incorporated needs a new piece of equipment for its

Glennon Incorporated needs a new piece of equipment for its factory. Instead of purchasing the asset, the company chooses to enter into a 5-year operating lease with annual payments of $50,000. Assume each lease payment is made on December 31.
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a. Prepare the journal entry to record the first annual lease payment.
b. What are the financial reporting advantages of an operating lease over a capital lease?
c. Why might Glennon have chosen to lease the equipment instead of buying it?

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