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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
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Short Answer

On August 10, Swanson Company recorded sales of merchandise inventory on account, $4,000. The sales were subject to sales tax of 4%. The company uses the perpetual inventory system. On September 30, Swanson paid $500 of sales tax to the state.

1. Journalize the transaction to record the sale on August 10. Ignore cost of goods sold.

Sales tax payable will be debited with $160.

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Sales tax payable

Journal entries





Augast 10,



Sales revenue


Sales tax payble 4%


(Being entry for cash sales and tax payable)

Sept, 30

Sales tax payble




(To record cash payement for tax payable)

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