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Financial Accounting: For each error, describe to a recently hired bookkeeper how it would be shown on a cash reconciliation.

Given the following errors:

The bank recorded a deposit of $200 as $2,000.The Company's bookkeeper mistakenly recorded a payment of $250 received from a customer as $25 on the bank deposit slip. The bank caught the error and made the deposit for the correct amount .

The bank Statement shows a check written by the Company for $225 was erroneously paid (cleared the account) as$225.

The bookkeeper wrote a check for $369 but erroneously wrote down $396 as the cash disbursement on the Company's records.

Complete the following task:
For each error, describe to a recently hired bookkeeper how it would be shown on a cash reconciliation.

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Given the following errors:

a) The bank recorded a deposit of $200 as $2,000.

b) The Company's bookkeeper mistakenly recorded a payment of $250 received from a customer as $25 on the bank deposit slip. The bank caught the error and made the deposit for the correct amount.

c) The bank Statement shows a check written by the Company for $225 was erroneously paid (cleared the account) as$225.

d) The bookkeeper wrote a check for $369 but erroneously wrote down $396 as the cash disbursement on the Company's records.

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Solution Summary

This solution explains the adjusting entries and provides an example of a reconciliation statement.

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