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Transaction Journals: Perpetual Inventory System

Britt Jewelers had the following transactions in April. Prepare journal entries for these transactions assuming Britt Jewelers uses a perpetual inventory system.

Apr. 2: Britt received an $18,000 invoice from one of its suppliers. Terms were 2/10 n/30, FOB shipping point. Britt paid the freight bill amounting to $2,000.
Apr. 4: Britt returned $2,500 of the merchandise billed on April 2 because it was defective.
Apr. 5: Britt sold $8,000 of merchandise on account, terms 3/15 n/30. The cost of the merchandise sold was $5,500.
Apr. 10: Britt paid the invoice dated April 2, less the return and the discount.
Apr. 15: A customer returned $2,500 of merchandise sold on April 5. The cost of the returned merchandise was $1,450.
Apr. 19: Britt received payment on the remaining amount due from the sale of April 5, less the return and the discount.

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Britt Jewelers had the following transactions in April. Prepare journal entries for these transaction assuming Britt Jewelers uses a perpetual inventory system.
Apr. 2 Britt received an $18,000 invoice from one of its suppliers. Terms were 2/10 n/30, FOB shipping point. Britt paid the freight bill amounting to $2,000.
4 Britt returned ...

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This solution provides the journals entries for Britt Jewelers for transactions for the month of April using a perpetual inventory system.

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