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    A review of the ledger of Greeberg Company at December 31, 2002, produces the following data pertaining to the preparation of annual adjusting entries.

    1. Salaries Payable $0. There are eight salaried employees. Salaries are paid every Friday for the current week. Five employees receive a salary of $750.00 each per week, and three employees earn $500 each per week. December 31 is a Tuesday. Employees do not work weekends. All employees worked the last 2 days of December.

    2. Unearned Tent $324,000. The company began subleasing office space in its new
    On November 1. At December 31, the company had the following rental contracts that are paid in full for the entire term of the lease.
    Term Number of
    Date (in months) Monthly Rent Leases
    Nov.1 6 $4,000 5
    Dec. 1 6 $8,500 4

    3. Prepaid Advertising $13,200. This balance consists of payments on two advertising contracts. The contracts provide for monthly advertising in two trade magazines. The terms of the contracts are as follows.

    Number of
    Contract Date Amount Magazine Leases
    A650 May 1 $6000 12
    B974 Oct. 1 7,200 24
    The first advertisement runs in the month in which the contract is signed.

    4. Notes Payable $100,000. This balance consists of a note for one year at an annual
    Interest rate of 12%, dated June 1.


    Prepare the adjusting entries at December 31, 2002 ( Show all Computations)

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