10-140Capitalization of interest. Early in 2012, Dobbs Corporation engaged Kiner, Inc. to design and construct a complete modernization of Dobbs’s…

Pr. 10-140—Capitalization of interest.Early in 2012, Dobbs Corporation engaged Kiner, Inc. to design and construct a complete modernization of Dobbs’s manufacturing facility. Construction was begun on June 1, 2012 and was completed on December 31, 2012. Dobbs made the following payments to Kiner, Inc. during 2012:Date Payment June 1, 2012 $4,800,000August 31, 2012 7,200,000December 31, 2012 6,000,000In order to help finance the construction, Dobbs issued the following during 2012:1. $4,000,000 of 10-year, 9% bonds payable, issued at par on May 31, 2012, with interest payable annually on May 31.2. 1,000,000 shares of no-par common stock, issued at $10 per share on October 1, 2012.In addition to the 9% bonds payable, the only debt outstanding during 2012 was a $1,000,000, 12% note payable dated January 1, 2008 and due January 1, 2018, with interest payable annually on January 1.InstructionsCompute the amounts of each of the following (show computations):1. Weighted-average accumulated expenditures qualifying for capitalization of interest cost.2. Avoidable interest incurred during 2012.3. Total amount of interest cost to be capitalized during 2012

1Date CapitalizationExpendituresPeriod1-Jun$4,800,0007/1231-Aug$7,200,0004/1231-Dec$6,000,0000 Weighted-AverageAccumulatedExpenditures$2,800,000$2,400,000$0$5,200,000 2…