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On December 31, 2011, Zimmer Corporation has $7.9 million of short term debt in the form of notes payable that will be due periodically in 2012 to Provincial Bank. On January 28, 2012, Zimmer enters into a refinancing agreement with the bank that will permit it to borrow up to 60% of the gross amount of its accounts receivable. Receivables are expected to range between a low of $5.7 million in May and a high of $7 million in October during the year 2012. The interest cost of the maturing short-term debt is 15%, and the new agreement calls for a fluctuating interest rate at 1% above the prime rate on notes due in 2013. Zimmer s December 31, 2011 balance sheet is issued on February 15, 2012. Instructions (a) Assuming that Zimmer follows private enterprise GAAP, prepare a partial balance sheet for Zimmer Corporation at December 31, 2011, that shows how its $7.9 million of short-term debt should be presented, including any necessary note disclosures. (b) Assuming that Zimmer follows IFRS, explain how the $7.9 million of short-term debt should be presented on the December 31, 2011 balance sheet.

 

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