Question: Treasury Stock Cost Method Equity Section Preparation Washingt

(Treasury Stock—Cost Method—Equity Section Preparation) Washington Company has the following stockholders’ equity accounts at December 31, 2010.
Common Stock—$100 par value, authorized 8,000 shares $480,000
Retained Earnings 294,000
(a) Prepare entries in journal form to record the following transactions, which took place during 2011.
(1) 280 shares of outstanding stock were purchased at $97 per share. (These are to be accounted for using the cost method.)
(2) A $20 per share cash dividend was declared.
(3) The dividend declared in No. 2 above was paid.
(4) The treasury shares purchased in No. 1 above were resold at $102 per share.
(5) 500 shares of outstanding stock were purchased at $105 per share.
(6) 350 of the shares purchased in No. 5 above were resold at $96 per share.
(b) Prepare the stockholders’ equity section of Washington Company’s balance sheet after giving effect to these transactions, assuming that the net income for 2011 was $94,000. State law requires restriction of retained earnings for the amount of treasury stock.

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