On January 2, 2014, Criswell Acres purchased from Mifflinburg Farm Supply a new tractor that had a cash selling price of $109,837. As payment, Criswell gave Mifflinburg Farm Supply $25,000 in cash and a $100,000, five-year note that provided for annual interest payments at 6%. At the time of the sale, the interest rate normally charged to farms with Criswell’s credit rating is 10%.

1. Prepare Mifflinburg Farm Supply’s journal entry to record the sale.
2. Prepare the journal entry to record the first interest payment Mifflinburg Farm Supply received on December 31, 2014.
3. Determine the note receivable balance that Mifflinburg Farm Supply will report on December 31, 2015.
4. Determine Mifflinburg Farm Supply’s note receivable balance on December 31, 2015, assuming that the company reports notes receivable at fair value and the relevant rate of interest at that time has fallen to 8%. Assume that the December 31, 2015, interest payment has been made.

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