Acc 206 Week 11 Final Exam – Strayer Latest

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ACC 206 Week 11 Final Exam – Strayer Latest

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1. Dividends may be declared and paid in cash or stock.

2. Cash dividends are not a liability of the corporation until they are declared by the board of directors.

3. The amount of a cash dividend liability is recorded on the date of record because it is on that date that the persons or entities who will receive the dividend are identified.

4. A 10% stock dividend will increase the number of shares outstanding but the book value per share will decrease.

5. A 3 for 1 common stock split will increase total stockholders’ equity but reduce the par or stated value per share of common stock.

6. Retained earnings represents the amount of cash available for dividends.

7. Net income of a corporation should be closed to retained earnings and net losses should be closed to paid-in capital accounts.

8. A debit balance in the Retained Earnings account is identified as a deficit.

9. A correction in income of a prior period involves either a debit or credit to the Retained Earnings account.

10. Prior period adjustments to income are reported in the current year’s income statement.

11. Retained earnings that are restricted are unavailable for dividends.

12. Restricted retained earnings are available for preferred stock dividends but unavailable for common stock dividends.

13. A retained earnings statement shows the same information as a corporation income statement.

14. A detailed stockholders’ equity section in the balance sheet will list the names of individuals who are eligible to receive dividends on the date of record.

15. Common Stock Dividends Distributable is shown within the Paid-in Capital subdivision of the stockholders’ equity section of the balance sheet.

16. Return on common stockholders’ equity is computed by dividing net income by ending stockholders’ equity.

17. Many...