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*Ex. 20-127—Computing and recording postretirement expense.
The following information is related to the Hight Co. postretirement benefits plan for 2008:

Service cost

$168,000

 

Discount rate

10%

 

EPBO, January 1, 2008

820,000

 

APBO, January 1, 2008

640,000

 

Unrecognized transition amount amortization

32,800

 

Actual return on plan assets in 2008

22,400

 

Expected return on plan assets in 2008

29,000

 

Contributions (funding)

224,000

Instructions
(a)     Compute the amount of postretirement expense for 2008. (Show computations.)
(b)     Prepare the journal entry to record postretirement expense and Hight's contributions for 2008.

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