Acc206 Principles of Accounting: P12-32A Fashonista Skincare has 10,000 shares

Acc206 Principles of Accounting II

P12-32A Computing dividends on preferred and common stock [15-20 min]
Fashonista Skincare has 10,000 shares of 3%, $20 par value preferred stock and 90,000 shares of $2 par common stock outstanding. During a three-year period, Fashionista declared and paid cash dividends as follows: 2010, $3,000; 2011, $13,000; and 2012, $17,000.

1. Compute the total dividends to preferred and to common for each of the three years if
a. preferred is noncumulative.
b. preferred is cumulative.
2. For requirement 1.b., journalize the declaration of the 2012 dividends on December 22, 2012, and payment on January 14, 2013. Use separate Dividends payable accounts for preferred and common.

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