3) CommTex Corporation is liquidating under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Act. The accounts of CommTex at the time of filing are summarized as follows:
Wages and salaries20,000
Contributions due to pension plan10,000
Accrued interest payable (includes10,000
$8,000 from the mortgage payable and
$2,000 from the note payable)
The land and building are pledged as security for the mortgage payable as well as any accrued interest on the mortgage. The note payable is secured with the equipment, but the interest on the note is unsecured. Wages and salaries were earned within 90 days of filing the petition for bankruptcy and pension plan contributions relate to services rendered within 6 months of filing the petition for bankruptcy; neither exceeds $4,000 per employee. Liquidation expenses are expected to be $40,000.
1.Prepare a schedule showing the priority rankings of the creditors and the expected payouts.
2.Devendor Corporation was a supplier to CommTex Corporation and at the time of CommTex's bankruptcy filing, Devendor's account receivable from CommTex was $25,000. On the basis of the estimates, how much can Devendor expect to receive?