On January 1, Forrester County is holding investments for Tinsel Town valued at $500,000 in an investment pool, accounted for in an investment trust fund. On January 1, Valley School District invests

On January 1, Forrester County is holding investments for Tinsel Town valued at $500,000 in an investment pool, accounted for in an investment trust fund. On January 1, Valley School District invests $1,500,000 in the pool. Earnings on pooled investments for the six months ended June 30 totaling $300,000 were received in cash.

Required

1) What percentage interest in the pool is held by the town and the school district?

2) (a) Show the entry in the Investment Trust Fund to record the School District’s investment in the pool.

(b) Show the entry in the Investment Trust Fund to summarize the collection of interest for the six-month period.

(c) Show the entry in the Investment Trust Fund to record the liability to the funds for interest earned on pooled investments, assuming that the interest will be paid to the town and school district.

(d) Independent of part (c), show the entry in the Investment Trust Fund to record the distribution of the interest earned on pooled investments, assuming that the interest will be reinvested by the town and school district.

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