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Q. 21-9BE

Intermediate Accounting (Kieso)
Found in: Page 1240

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Indiana Jones Corporation enters into a 6-year lease of equipment on January 1, 2017, which requires 6 annual payments of $40,000 each, beginning January 1, 2017. In addition, Indiana Jones guarantees the lessor a residual value of $20,000 at lease-end. The equipment has a useful life of 6 years. Prepare Indiana Jones’ January 1, 2017, journal entries assuming an interest rate of 10%.

PV of rentals is $91,632

PV of Guarantees residual value is $11,289

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Meaning of Lease

A Lease refers to a lawful mutual agreement in which the lessor transfers the right to use the property to the lessee. The lessee must pay lease liability to the lessor as mentioned in the lease agreement.

Preparing Journal Entries



Debit ($)

Credit ($)

Leased Equipment


Lease Liability


Lease Liability




Working Notes:-

Calculation of Leased Equipment amount

PV of rentals


PV of guarantees residual value



Note: Present value of an annuity due of 1 for 6 periods at 10%

Present value of 1 for 6 periods at 10%

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