Leon Corporation has authorized 400,000 shares of $1 par value common stock, of which 320,000 are issued

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Leon Corporation has authorized 400,000 shares of $1 par value common stock, of which 320,000 are issued and 280,000 are outstanding. On May 15, the board of directors declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per share, payable on June 15 to stockholders of record on June 1. Prepare the entries using T accounts, as necessary, for each of the three dates.

Corporation
A Corporation is a legal form of business that is separate from its owner. In other words, a corporation is a business or organization formed by a group of people, and its right and liabilities separate from those of the individuals involved. It may...
Dividend
A dividend is a distribution of a portion of company’s earnings, decided and managed by the company’s board of directors, and paid to the shareholders. Dividends are given on the shares. It is a token reward paid to the shareholders for their...
Par Value
Par value is the face value of a bond. Par value is important for a bond or fixed-income instrument because it determines its maturity value as well as the dollar value of coupon payments. The market price of a bond may be above or below par,...
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Principles of Accounting

ISBN: 978-1133626985

12th edition

Authors: Belverd E. Needles, Marian Powers and Susan V. Crosson

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