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Chapter 21, Problem 5TF
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When accounting for the declaration and payment of dividends, the date of record requires a journal entry.

To determine

Indicate whether the given statement is true or false.

Explanation of Solution

Dividend: Dividend is a portion of profit distributed by the corporation from its earnings to its stockholders.

Dates in connection with the dividend declaration:

  • Date of declaration: The date on which board of directors of a corporation, formally approve the payment of dividends is referred to as date of declaration. This creates a liability for the corporation to pay the dividends.
  • Date of record: The date on which a corporation ensures that stockholders with ownership of shares, as on the date of record, are entitled to receive the dividends, is referred to as date of record. All the stockholders who own the shares before the date of record would be eligible to receive the dividends...

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