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Pension Benefits - Overfunded
Pension Benefits – Overfunded represents overfunded pension benefits. When a company uses the Defined Benefit Method, regularly funded pension contribution may generate gains such that the fair market value of plan assets exceeds the accumulated benefit obligation. These excess benefits remain on the balance sheet as Pension Benefits – Overfunded. The accumulated benefit obligation is the present value of pension benefits earned as of the balance sheet date based on current salaries.