Pension plan entries Yuri Co. operates a chain of gift shops. The company maintains a defined contribution pension plan for its employees. The plan requires quarterly installments to be paid to the funding agent, Whims Funds, by the fifteenth of the month following the end of each quarter. Assume that the pension cost is $365,000 for the quarter ended December 31. a. Journalize the entries to record the accrued pension liability on December 31 and the payment to the funding agent on January 15. b. How does a defined contribution plan differ from a defined benefit plan?

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Chapter 11, Problem 18E
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Pension plan entries

Yuri Co. operates a chain of gift shops. The company maintains a defined contribution pension plan for its employees. The plan requires quarterly installments to be paid to the funding agent, Whims Funds, by the fifteenth of the month following the end of each quarter. Assume that the pension cost is $365,000 for the quarter ended December 31.

  1. a. Journalize the entries to record the accrued pension liability on December 31 and the payment to the funding agent on January 15.
  2. b. How does a defined contribution plan differ from a defined benefit plan?

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