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    Accounting equation, increase or decrease, normal balance

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    Selected transactions for H. Burns, Inc., an interior decorating firm, in its first month of
    business, are as follows.

    Jan. 2 Invested $15,000 cash in business in exchange for common stock.
    3 Purchased used car for $4,000 cash for use in business.
    9 Purchased supplies on account for $500.
    11 Billed customers $1,800 for services performed.
    16 Paid $200 cash for advertising.
    20 Received $700 cash from customers billed on January 11.
    23 Paid creditor $300 cash on balance owed.
    28 Declared and paid a $1,000 cash dividend.

    Instructions
    For each transaction indicate the following.
    (a) The basic type of account debited and credited (asset, liability, stockholders' equity).
    (b) The specific account debited and credited (cash, rent expense, service revenue, etc.).
    (c) Whether the specific account is increased or decreased.
    (d) The normal balance of the specific account.

    Use the following format, in which the January 2 transaction is given as an example.
    Account Debited Account Credited
    (a) (b) (c) (d) (a) (b) (c) (d)
    Basic Specific Normal Basic specific Normal
    Date Effect Effect
    Jan. 2 Asset Cash Increase Debit Stockholders' Common Increase Credit
    Equity Stock

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