Determine the allocation of dividends, Cost Accounting

Sleep Corporation was organized on January 1, 2011. During its first year, the corporation issued 40,000 shares of $5 par value preferred stock and 400,000 shares of $1 par value common stock. At December 31, the company declared the following cash dividends:

 

2011

$  8,000

 

2012

$30,000

 

2013

$70,000

Instructions

(a) Show the allocation of dividends to each class of stock, assuming the preferred stock dividend is 5% and not cumulative.

(b) Show the allocation of dividends to each class of stock, assuming the preferred stock dividend is 6% and cumulative.

(c) Journalize the declaration of the cash dividend at December 31, 2013 using the assumption of part (b).

 

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