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Hudson Company’s actuary has provided the following information concerning the company’s defined benefit pension plan at the end of 2019:

Chapter 19, Problem 12E, Hudson Companys actuary has provided the following information concerning the companys defined

The difference between the actual and expected projected benefit obligation first occurred in 2018.

Required:

  1. 1. Compute the amount of the gain or loss for Hudson’s pension plan at the beginning of 2019, assuming that Hudson uses the corridor approach.
  2. 2. Compute the amount of the net gain or loss to include in Hudson’s pension expense for 2019. Indicate whether it is an addition to or a subtraction from pension expense.
  3. 3. Next Level If Hudson Company is using IFRS, how would the gain or loss be treated?

1.

To determine

Calculate the amount of gain or loss of pension plan for Company H at the beginning of 2019.

Explanation

Pension plan: Pension plan is the plan devised by corporations to pay the employees an income after their retirement, in the form of pension.

Calculate the amount of gain or loss of pension plan for Company H at the beginning of 2019 as follows:

Gain (loss) on pension plan =( Expected projected benefit obligationȡ

2.

To determine

Calculate the amount of net gain or loss included in the pension expense of Company H for 2019.

3.

To determine

Explain the manner in which the recognized gain or loss of Company H would be treated under IFRS.

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