Acc557 Financial Accounting: E8-14 Lipkus Company has recorded the following
Acc557 Financial Accounting
E8-14 (a,b,c) Lipkus Company has recorded the following items in its financial records. Cash in bank 47,000 Cash in plant expansion fund 100,000 Cash on hand 12,000 Highly liquid investments 34,000 Petty cash 500 Receivables from customers 89,000 Stock investments 61,000 The cash in bank is subject to a compensating balance of $5,000. The highly liquid investments had maturities of 3 months or less when they were purchased. The stock investments will be sold in the next 6 to 12 months. The plant expansion project will begin in 3 years.
Instructions: a. What amount should Lipkus report as "Cash and cash equivalents" on its balance sheet? b. Where should the items not included in part (a) be reported on the balance sheet? c. What disclosures should Lipkus make in its financial statements concerning "cash and cash equivalents"?