The fund-basis financial statements of Cherokee Library District (a specialpurpose government engaged only in governmental activities) have been completed for the year 2012 and appear in the second and third tabs of the Excel spreadsheet provided with this exercise. The following information is also available:
a. Capital assets
• Capital assets purchased in previous years through governmentaltype funds totaled $17,000,000 and had accumulated depreciation of $2,250,000.
• Depreciation on capital assets used in governmental-type activities amounted to $300,000 for 2012.
• No capital assets were sold or disposed of in 2012, and all purchases are properly reflected in the fund-basis statements as capital expenditures.
b. Long-term debt
• There was $12,600,000 of outstanding long-term notes associated with governmental-type funds as of January 1, 2012. Interest is paid monthly.
• December 31, 2012, notes with a face value of $4,370,000 were issued at par. In addition, principal payments totaled $1,340,000.
• The notes, and any retained percentage on construction contracts, are associated with the purchase of capital assets.
c. Deferred revenues
• Deferred revenues are comprised solely of property taxes expected to be collected more than 60 days after year-end. The balance of deferred taxes at the end of 2011 was $65,000.
d. Transfers: Transfers were between governmental-type funds.
e. Beginning net assets for the government-wide statements totaled $17,589,321 as of January 1, 2012. This amount has already been entered in the Statement of Activities.
Use the Excel template provided to complete the following requirements; a separate tab is provided for each requirement.
a. Prepare the journal entries necessary to convert the governmental fund financial statements to the accrual basis of accounting.
b. Post the journal entries to the (shaded) Adjustments column to produce a Statement of Activities. You do not have to post amounts debited or credited to “(beginning) net assets.” These have been reflected in item e above.
c. Post the journal entries to the (shaded) Adjustments column to produce a Statement of Net Assets. Calculate the appropriate amounts for the Net Assets accounts, assuming there are no restricted net assets.