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- One client had indicated that they were interested in purchasing $35,500 worth of products. However, the client has not actually committed to the purchase.
- The bookkeeper may have made a mistake when computing cost of good sold. She included total production costs for 2012 and did not adjust ending inventory for the $35,500 worth of units left at the end of the year. The amount of ending inventory was determined using a physical count.
- The company made a secondary offering of stock and raised an additional $225,000.
- The company had already paid $22,000 in dividends before deciding on the offering.
- The company now has cash to invest in a piece of raw land on which to build in the future. The investment takes place before year end. The cost of the land is $400,000, the down payment is $50,000 and a note to the bank covers the rest.

Smith Company
Trial Balance (accounts in alphabetical order)
Debit Credit
Accounts payable 67,000
Accounts receivable 24,500
Cash 16,700
Common stock 10,000
Depreciation expense 24,350
Cost of goods sold 254,000
Equipment (net of depreciation) 425,000
Insurance 1,400
Inventory 25,000
Long-term debt 145,000
Marketing 4,500
Paid-in capital 90,000
Property taxes 8,900
Rent 18,000
Retained earnings
Revenues 456,000
Salaries 67,500
Utilities 6,700

Total 876,550 768,000
Prepare a balance sheet for the company in good format. Update the balance sheet for the changes to income in module 2 and also consider the effect of paying the dividend. You do not need to include the income statement. Explain the changes on both balance sheet and income statement.

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See Excel for new tab with module 3 changes.


The new activity changes the balance sheet considerably but has no effect on revenues, expenses, and profits. The entries to record the new activity are shown below:

To record new activity from Module 3:
...................................... Debit Credit
Cash........................... 225,000
Common stock..................................22,500 <-- presumed same ratio as existing stock/paid in capital amounts
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