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Microsoft Corporation offers compensation to its employees and executives through a variety of compensation plans. One such plan is its employee stock purchase plan, which is described in the following disclosure note from its fiscal 2009 annual report:

At June 30, 2009, 83 million shares were reserved for future issuance.

Required:
Describe the way “Compensation expense for the employee stock purchase plan is recognized” by Microsoft. Include in your explanation the journal entry that summarizes employee share purchases during 2009.

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