Kunzig Corporation is authorized to issue 500,000 common shares. During 2012, the company took part in the following selected transactions.
1. Issued 6,000 common shares at $30 per share, less $2,000 in costs related to the issuance of the shares.
2. Issued 3,750 common shares for land appraised at $140,000. The shares were actively traded on a national stock exchange at approximately $32 per share on the date of issuance.
3. Purchased and retired 500 of the company’s shares at $29 per share. The repurchased shares have an average per share amount of $38.
(a). Prepare the journal entries to record the three transactions listed.
(b). When shares are repurchased, is the original issue price of those individual shares relevant?