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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
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Short Answer

EMB Consulting Services had the following transactions for the month of November. Journalize the transactions and include an explanation with each entry.

Nov. 1 The business received $10,000 cash and issued common stock.

15 Purchased office supplies on account, $400.

18 Paid advertising bill, $150.

20 Received $1,000 from customers for services rendered.

28 Cash dividends of $500 were paid to stockholders


Dividends are profits distributed to the shareholders and required entries are passed.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Definition of Dividends

The dividends are defined as the part of the profits of the business which are distributed among the shareholders or the owners of the company.

Step 2: Journal Entries



Amount ($)

Amount ($)

Nov 1



Common Stock


(Common stock issued)

Nov 15



Accounts Payable


(Supplies purchased on credit)

Nov 18

Advertising Expense




(Advertising expenses paid)

Nov 20



Service Revenue


(Cash received for service revenue)

Nov 28





(Dividends paid in cash)

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Journalizing transactions, posting journal entries to four-column accounts, and preparing a trial balance

The trial balance of Shawn Merry, CPA, is dated March 31, 2018: During April, the business completed the following transactions:

Cash 11,000

Office Supplies 400

Accounts Receivable 16,500

Land 30,000

Furniture 0

Automobile 0

Accounts Payable 3,800

Unearned Revenue 0

Common Stock 52,300

Dividends 0

Rent Expense 800

Salaries Expense 5,600

Service Revenue 8,200

Total Balance $ 64,300 64,300

During April, the business completed the following transactions:

Apr. 4 Collected $2,500 cash from a client on account.

8 Performed tax services for a client on account, $5,400.

13 Paid $3,000 on account.

14 Purchased furniture on account, $3,600.

15 Merry contributed his personal automobile to the business in exchange for common stock. The automobile had a market value of $9,500.

18 Purchased office supplies on account, $900.

19 Received $2,700 for tax services performed on April 8.

20 Paid cash dividends of $6,500.

21 Received $5,700 cash for consulting work completed.

24 Received $2,400 cash for accounting services to be completed next month.

27 Paid office rent, $600.

28 Paid employee salary, $1,700.


  1. Record the April transactions in the journal. Use the following accounts: Cash; Accounts Receivable; Office Supplies; Land; Furniture; Automobile; Accounts Payable; Unearned Revenue; Common Stock; Dividends; Service Revenue; Salaries Expense; and Rent Expense. Include an explanation for each entry

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