Journalizing transactions, posting to T-accounts, and preparing a trial balance
Consider the following transactional data for the first month of operations for Crystal Clear Cleaning.
Nov. 1 Stockholders contributed $15,000 and a truck, with a market value of $3,000, to the business in exchange for common stock.
2 The business paid $4,000 to Pleasant Properties for November through February rent. (Debit Prepaid Rent)
3 Paid $4,800 for a business insurance policy for the term November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019. (Debit Prepaid Insurance)
4 Purchased cleaning supplies on account, $320.
5 Purchased on account an industrial vacuum cleaner costing $1,500. The invoice is payable November 25.
7 Paid $3,900 for a computer and printer.
9 Performed cleaning services on account in the amount of $4,700.
10 Received $200 for services rendered on November 9. 15 Paid employees, $400.
16 Received $15,000 for a 1-year contract beginning November
16 for cleaning services to be provided. Contract begins November 16, 2018, and ends November 15, 2019. (Credit Unearned Revenue)
17 Provided cleaning services and received $400 cash.
18 Received a utility bill for $175 with a due date of December 4, 2018. (Use Accounts Payable)
20 Borrowed $36,000 from bank with interest rate of 6% per year.
21 Received $500 on account for services performed on November 9.
25 Paid $750 on account for vacuum cleaner purchased on November 5.
29 Paid $200 for advertising.
30 Cash dividends of $1,400 were paid to stockholders
Requirements 1. Journalize the transactions, using the following accounts: Cash; Accounts Receivable; Cleaning Supplies; Prepaid Rent; Prepaid Insurance; Equipment; Truck; Accounts Payable; Unearned Revenue; Notes Payable; Common Stock; Dividends; Service Revenue; Salaries Expense; Advertising Expense; and Utilities Expense. Explanations are not required.
Accounts payable is the amount to the supplier and the required journal entries are recorded in Step 2
The accounts payable are defined as the amount owed by the company to the supplier of goods or services.
Harper Sales Consultants completed the following transactions during the latter part of January:
Jan. 22 Performed services for customers on account, $7,500.
30 Received cash on account from customers, $8,000.
31 Received a utility bill, $220, which will be paid during February.
31 Paid monthly salary to salesman, $2,500.
31 Received $2,310 for three months of consulting service to be performed starting in February.
31 Cash dividends of $950 were paid to stockholders.
Journalize the transactions of Harper Sales Consultants. Include an explanation with each journal entry.
Question: Courtney Meehan has trouble keeping her debits and credits equal. During a recent month, Courtney made the following accounting errors:
a. In preparing the trial balance, Courtney omitted a $5,000 Notes Payable. The debit to Cash was correct.
b. Courtney posted a $1,000 Utilities Expense as $100. The credit to Cash was correct.
c. In recording a $600 payment on account, Courtney debited Furniture instead of Accounts Payable.
d. In journalizing a receipt of cash for service revenue, Courtney debited Cash for $50 instead of the correct amount of $500. The credit was correct.
e. Courtney recorded a $210 purchase of office supplies on account by debiting Office Supplies for $120 and crediting Accounts Payable for $120.
Requirements 1. For each of these errors, state whether total debits equal total credits on the trial balance.
Using the following accounts and their balances, prepare the trial balance for Cooper Furniture Repair as of December 31, 2018. All accounts have normal balances.
Cash $ 7,000 Advertising Expense $ 1,200
Unearned Revenue 4,500 Utilities Expense 800
Equipment 10,000 Rent Expense 5,000
Service Revenue 8,000 Accounts Payable 2,300
Common Stock 12,200 Dividends 3,000
Journalizing transactions, posting journal entries to T-accounts, and preparing a trial balance
Ann Simpson started her practice as a design consultant on September 1, 2018. During the first month of operations, the business completed the following transactions:
Sep. 1 Received $48,000 cash and issued common stock to Simpson.
4 Purchased office supplies, $1,200, and furniture, $1,300, on account.
6 Performed services for a law firm and received $1,900 cash.
7 Paid $18,000 cash to acquire land to be used in operations.
10 Performed services for a hotel and received its promise to pay the $1,200 within one week.
14 Paid for the furniture purchased on September 4 on account.
15 Paid assistant’s semimonthly salary, $1,500.
17 Received cash on account, $1,000.
20 Prepared a design for a school on account, $650.
25 Received $2,100 cash for design services to be performed in October.
28 Received $2,900 cash for consulting with Plummer & Gordon.
29 Paid $600 cash for a 12-month insurance policy starting on October 1.
30 Paid assistant’s semimonthly salary, $1,500.
30 Paid monthly rent expense, $600.
30 Received a bill for utilities, $350. The bill will be paid next month.
30 Paid cash dividends of $3,700.
Requirements 1. Record each transaction in the journal using the following account titles: Cash; Accounts Receivable; Office Supplies; Prepaid Insurance; Land; Furniture; Accounts Payable; Utilities Payable; Unearned Revenue; Common Stock; Dividends; Service Revenue; Salaries Expense; Rent Expense; and Utilities Expense. Explanations are not required.
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