Diagnostics Corp. follows IFRS and sells its products in expensive,

Diagnostics Corp. follows IFRS and sells its products in expensive, reusable containers that can be tracked. The customer is charged a deposit for each container that is delivered and receives a refund for each container that is returned within two years after the year of delivery. When a container is not returned within the time limit, Diagnostics accounts for the container as being sold at the deposit amount and credits the account Container Sales Revenue. Information for 2020 is as follows: 

Containers held by customers at December 31, 20o19, from deliveries in: 2018 $170,000 2019 480,000 $650,000 Containers delivered in 2020 894,000 Containers returned in 2020 from deliveries in: 2018 $115,000 2019 280,000 2020 310,400 705,400


Instructions 

a. Prepare all journal entries required for Diagnostics Corp. for the returnable deposits during 2020. Use the account Refund Liability. 

b. Calculate the total amount that Diagnostics should report as a liability for returnable deposits at December 31, 2020. 

c. Should the liability calculated in part (b) be reported as current or long-term? Explain. 

d. Had Diagnostics followed ASPE, would any of your answers in parts (a) to (c) be different?

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