Larkspur’s Agency sells an insurance policy offered by Capital Insurance Company for a commission of $103 on January 2, 2017. Larkspur will receive an additional commission of $9 each year for as long as the policyholder does not cancel the policy. After selling the policy, Larkspur does not have any remaining performance obligations. Based on Larkspur’s significant experience with these types of policies, it estimates that policyholders on average renew the policy for 4.5 years after the first year before terminating their insurance policy. It has no evidence to suggest that previous policyholder behavior will change.Determine the revenue that Larkspur will recognize in 2017.

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Larkspur’s Agency sells an insurance policy offered by Capital Insurance Company for a commission of $103 on January 2, 2017. Larkspur will receive an additional commission of $9 each year for as long as the policyholder does not cancel the policy. After selling the policy, Larkspur does not have any remaining performance obligations. Based on Larkspur’s significant experience with these types of policies, it estimates that policyholders on average renew the policy for 4.5 years after the first year before terminating their insurance policy. It has no evidence to suggest that previous policyholder behavior will change.
Determine the revenue that Larkspur will recognize in 2017.

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