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ACC380 E7-13 City of Sweetwater

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7–13. The City of Sweetwater maintains an Employees’ Retirement Fund, a singleemployer, defined benefit plan that provides annuity and disability benefits. The fund is financed by actuarially determined contributions from the city’s General Fund and by contributions from employees. Administration of the retirement fund is handled by General Fund employees, and the retirement fund does not bear any administrative expenses. The Statement of Net Assets for the Employees’ Retirement Fund as of July 1, 2011, is shown here:

Employees’ Retirement Fund
Statement of Net Assets

As of July 1, 2011
Cash $ 50,000
Accrued Interest Receivable 135,000
Investments, at Fair Value:
Bonds 4,500,000
Common Stocks 1,300,000
Total Assets 5,985,000
Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses 350,000
Net Assets Held in Trust for Pension for Benefits $5,635,000
During the year ended June 30, 2012, the following transactions occurred:

1. The interest receivable on investments was collected in cash.

2. Member contributions in the amount of $400,000 were received in cash.
The city’s General Fund also contributed $600,000 in cash.

3. Annuity benefits of $700,000 and disability benefits of $150,000 were
recorded as liabilities.

4. Accounts payable and accrued expenses in the amount of $900,000 were
paid in cash.

5. Interest income of $240,000 and dividends in the amount of $40,000
were received in cash. In addition, bond interest income of $140,000 was
accrued at year-end.

6. Refunds of $130,000 were made in cash to terminated, nonvested

7. Common stocks, carried at a fair value of $500,000, were sold for
$480,000. That $480,000, plus an additional $300,000, was invested in

8. At year-end, it was determined that the fair value of stocks held by the
pension plan had decreased by $50,000; the fair value of bonds had
increased by $30,000.
9. Nominal accounts for the year were closed.

a. Record the transactions on the books of the Employees’ Retirement

b. Prepare a Statement of Changes in Net Assets for the Employees’
Retirement Fund for the Year Ended June 30, 2012.

c. Prepare a Statement of Net Assets for the Employees’ Retirement Fund
as of June 30, 2012.

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