Question: Zoppas Leasing Corporation which has a fiscal year end of

Zoppas Leasing Corporation, which has a fiscal year end of October 31 and uses IFRS, signs an agreement on January 1, 2011, to lease equipment to Irvine Limited. The following information relates to the agreement.
1. The term of the non-cancellable lease is six years, with no renewal option. The equipment has an estimated economic life of eight years.
2. The asset’s cost to Zoppas, the lessor, is $305,000. The asset’s fair value at January 1, 2011, is $305,000.
3. The asset will revert to the lessor at the end of the lease term, at which time the asset is expected to have a residual value of $45,626, which is not guaranteed.
4. Irvine Limited, the lessee, assumes direct responsibility for all executory costs.
5. The agreement requires equal annual rental payments, beginning on January 1, 2011.
6. Collectibility of the lease payments is reasonably predictable. There are no important uncertainties about costs that have not yet been incurred by the lessor.
Answer the following, rounding all numbers in parts (b) and (c) to the nearest cent.
(a) Assuming that Zoppas Leasing desires a 10% rate of return on its investment, use time value of money tables, a financial calculator, or computer spreadsheet functions to calculate the amount of the annual rental payment that is required. Round to the nearest dollar.
(b) Prepare an amortization schedule using a computer spreadsheet that would be suitable for the lessor for the lease term.
(c) Prepare all of the journal entries for the lessor for 2011 and 2012 to record the lease agreement, the receipt of lease payments, and the recognition of income. Assume that Zoppas prepares adjusting journal entries only at the end of the fiscal year.

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