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Bank Reconciliation and Adjusting Entries for Agricultural Genetics Company of Lawrence, Kansas

1. Prepare the bank reconciliation at May 31, 2006.
(a) Adj. cash bal. $8,025.50

2. Prepare the necessary adjusting entries for Agricultural Genetics Company at May 31, 2006.

Agricultural Genetics Company of Lawrence, Kansas, spreads herbicides and applies liquid fertilizer for local farmers. On May 31, 2006, the company's cash account per its general ledger showed the following balance.

CASH No. 101
Date Explanation Ref. Debit Credit Balance
May 31 Balance 6,781.50
The bank statement from Lawrence State Bank on that date showed the following balance.
LAWRENCE STATE BANK
Checks and Debits Deposits and Credits Daily Balance
XXX XXX 5/31 6,804.60

A comparison of the details on the bank statement with the details in the cash account revealed the following facts.
1. The statement included a debit memo of $40 for the printing of additional company checks.
2. Cash sales of $836.15 on May 12 were deposited in the bank. The cash receipts journal entry and the deposit slip were incorrectly made for $846.15. The bank credited Agricultural Genetics Company for the correct amount.
3. Outstanding checks at May 31 totaled $315.25, and deposits in transit were $936.15.
4. On May 18, the company issued check no. 1181 for $685 to M. Datz, on account. The check, which cleared the bank in May, was incorrectly journalized and posted by Agricultural Genetics Company for $658.
5. A $2,000 note receivable was collected by the bank for Agricultural Genetics Company on May 31 plus $80 interest. The bank charged a collection fee of $25. No interest has been accrued on the note.
6. Included with the cancelled checks was a check issued by Bohr Company to Fred Mertz for $600 that was incorrectly charged to Agricultural Genetics Company by the bank.
7. On May 31, the bank statement showed an NSF charge of $734 for a check issued by Tyler Gricius, a customer, to Agricultural Genetics Company on account.

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Agricultural Genetics Company of Lawrence, Kansas, spreads herbicides and applies liquid fertilizer for local farmers. On May 31, 2006, the company's cash account per its general ledger showed the following balance.

CASH No. 101
Date Explanation Ref. Debit Credit Balance
May 31 Balance 6,781.50
The bank statement from Lawrence State Bank on that date showed the following balance.
LAWRENCE STATE BANK
Checks and Debits Deposits and Credits Daily Balance
XXX XXX 5/31 6,804.60

A comparison of the details on the bank statement with the details in the cash account revealed the following facts.
1. The statement included a debit memo of $40 for the printing of additional company checks.
2. Cash sales of $836.15 on May 12 were deposited in the bank. The cash receipts journal entry and the deposit slip were incorrectly made for $846.15. The bank credited Agricultural Genetics Company for the correct amount.
3. Outstanding checks at May 31 totaled $315.25, and deposits in transit were ...

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The solution explains how to prepare the bank reconciliation and adjusting entries for Agricultural Genetics Company .

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