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Financial & Managerial Accounting
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Financial & Managerial Accounting

Financial & Managerial Accounting

Book edition 7th
Author(s) John J Wild, Ken W. Shaw, Barbara Chiappetta
Pages 1096 pages
ISBN 9781259726705

Short Answer

Refer to Apple’s financial statements in Appendix A for the following questions.

Required

1. What amount of total liabilities does Apple report for each of the fiscal years ended September 26, 2015, and September 27, 2014?

September 15 - $171,124

September 14 - $120,292

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Liabilities

Liabilities are the obligations of the business either short-term or long-term. Short-term obligations are the result of the daily operating activity. Whereas, long-term obligations are due to the investing and financing activity.

Step 2: Liabilities for Apple’s fiscal years 2014, and 2015

In the given appendix for Apple, the liabilities or fiscal years ending September 2015, and September 2014 are $171,124 and $120,292 respectively.

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At the beginning of April, Bernadette Grechus launched a custom computer solutions company called Softworks. The company had the following transactions during April.

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Payable (250); Common Stock (307); Dividends (319); Engineering Fees Earned (402); Wages Expense (601); Equipment Rental Expense (602); Advertising Expense (603); and Repairs Expense (604). Post the journal entries from part 1 to the accounts and enter the balance after each posting.

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