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Fisk Corporation

The following trial balance was taken from the books of Fisk Corporation on December 31, 2007.
Account Debit Credit
Cash $ 12,000
Accounts Receivable 40,000
Note Receivable 7,000
Allowance for Doubtful Accounts $ 1,800
Merchandise Inventory 44,000
Prepaid Insurance 4,800
Furniture and Equipment 125,000
Accumulated Depreciation--F. & E. 15,000
Accounts Payable 10,800
Common Stock 44,000
Retained Earnings 55,000
Sales 280,000
Cost of Goods Sold 111,000
Salaries Expense 50,000
Rent Expense 12,800
Totals $406,600 $406,600
At year end, the following items have not yet been recorded.
a. Insurance expired during the year, $2,000.
b. Estimated bad debts, 1% of gross sales.
c. Depreciation on furniture and equipment, 10% per year.
d. Interest at 6% is receivable on the note for one full year.
*e. Rent paid in advance at December 31, $5,400 (originally charged to expense).
f. Accrued salaries at December 31, $5,800.
Instructions
(a) Prepare the necessary adjusting entries.
(b) Prepare the necessary closing entries.

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The following trial balance was taken from the books of Fisk Corporation on December 31, 2007.
Account Debit Credit
Cash $12,000
Accounts Receivable 40,000
Note Receivable 7,000
Allowance for Doubtful Accounts $1,800
Merchandise Inventory 44,000
Prepaid Insurance 4,800
Furniture and Equipment 125,000
Accumulated Depreciation--F. & E. 15,000
Accounts Payable 10,800
Common Stock 44,000
Retained Earnings 55,000
Sales 280,000
Cost of Goods Sold ...

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to prepare the necessary adjusting entries.

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