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On January 1, 2019, Flash and Dash Company adopted a healthcare plan for its retired employees. To determine eligibility for benefits, the company retroactively gives credit to the date of hire for each employee. The following information is available about the plan:

Chapter 19, Problem 16E, On January 1, 2019, Flash and Dash Company adopted a healthcare plan for its retired employees. To

Required:

  1. 1. Compute the OPRB expense for 2019 if the company uses the average remaining service life to amortize the prior service cost.
  2. 2. Prepare all the required journal entries for 2019 if the plan is not funded.

1.

To determine

Calculate the OPRB expense of Company F for the year 2019; assume that the company uses the average remaining service life to amortize the prior service cost.

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 OPRB expense of Company F for the year 2019; assume that the company uses the average remaining service life to amortize the prior service cost as follows:

ParticularsAmount in ($)
Service cost30,000
Add: Interest cost on accumulated postretirement benefit obligation (1)12,000
Less: Expected return on plan assets0
Add: Amortization of any prior se...

2.

To determine

Prepare necessary journal entries of Company F for 2019.

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