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The following selected transactions were taken from the books of Athens Company for 2013:
1. On February 1, 2013, borrowed $80,000 cash from the local bank. The note had a 6 percent interest rate and was due on June 1, 2013.
2. Cash sales for the year amounted to $290,000 plus sales tax at the rate of 7 percent.
3. Athens provides a 90-day warranty on the merchandise sold. The warranty expense is estimated to be 1 percent of sales.
4. Paid the sales tax to the state sales tax agency on $260,000 of the sales.
5. Paid the note due on June 1 and the related interest.
6. On November 1, 2013, borrowed $30,000 cash from the local bank. The note had a 6 percent interest rate and a one-year term to maturity.
7. Paid $2,400 in warranty repairs.
8. A customer has filed a lawsuit against Athens for $1 million for breach of contract. The company attorney does not believe the suit has merit.

Required
a. Answer the following questions:
(1) What amount of cash did Athens pay for interest during 2013?
(2) What amount of interest expense is reported on Athens’s income statement for 2013?
(3) What is the amount of warranty expense for 2013?
b. Prepare the current liabilities section of the balance sheet at December 31, 2013.
c. Show the effect of these transactions on the financial statements using a horizontal statements model like the one on the next page. Use a + to indicate increase, a – for decrease, and NA for not affected. In the Cash Flow column, indicate whether the item is an operating activity (OA), investing activity (IA), or financing activity (FA).


The first transaction has been recorded as anexample.


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