Question: The following balance sheet has been produced for Litz Corporati

The following balance sheet has been produced for Litz Corporation as of August 8, 2013, the date on which the company is to begin selling assets as part of a corporation liquidation:
LITZ CORPORATION
Balance Sheet
8-Aug-13
Assets
Cash .......................... $16,000
Accounts Receivable (net) ................ $82,000
Investments ....................... $32,000
Inventory (net realizable value is expected to approximate cost) . $69,000
Land ......................... $30,000
Buildings (net) ..................... $340,000
Equipment (net) ..................... $210,000
Total assets ...................... $779,000
Liabilities and Equities
Accounts Payable ................... $150,000
Notes payable-current (secured by inventory) ........ $132,000
Notes payable-long term (secured by land) and
buildings [valued at $300,000]) ............. $259,000
Common stock .................... $135,000
Retained earnings ................... $103,000
Total liabilities and equities ............... $779,000
The following events occur during the liquidation process:
The investments are sold for $39,000. The inventory is sold at auction for $48,000. The money derived from the inventory is applied against the current notes payable. Administrative expenses of $15,000 are incurred in connection with the liquidation. The land and buildings are sold for $315,000. The long-term notes payable are paid. The accountant determines that $34,000 of the accounts payable are liabilities with priority. The company's equipment is sold for $84,000. Accounts receivable of $34,000 is collected. The remainder of the receivables is considered uncollectable. The administrative expenses are paid.
A) Prepare a statement of realization and liquidation for the period just described.
B) What percentage of their claims should the unsecured creditors receive?
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