On May 1, 2006, Marno County issued property tax assessments for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2007. The first of two equal installments was due on November 1, 2006. On September 1, 2006, Dyur Co. purchased a four-year-old factory in Marno subject to an allowance for accrued taxes. Dyur did not record the entire year’s property tax obligation, but instead records tax expenses at the end of each month by adjusting prepaid property taxes or property taxes payable, as appropriate. The recording of the November 1, 2006 payment by Dyur should have been allocated between an increase in prepaid property taxes and a decrease in property taxes payable in which of the following percentages?

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Percentage allocated to

Increase in prepaid property taxes

Decrease in property taxes payable

a.

66 2/3%

33 1/3%

b.

0%

100%

c.

50%

50%

d.

33 1/3%

66 2/3%