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Selected transactions for Welcome Home, an interior decorator corporation, in its first month of business, are as follows.

Paid $200 cash for advertising start of the business.
Received $1,100 cash from customers billed in transaction (4).
Paid creditor $300 cash on account.
Paid dividends of $400 cash to stockholders.

Instructions
For each transaction indicate (a) the basic type of account debited and credited (asset, liability, stockholders' equity); (b) the specific account debited and credited (Cash, Rent Expense, Service Revenue, etc.); (c) whether the specific account is increased or decreased; and (d) the normal balance of the specific account. Use the following format, in which transaction 1 is given as an example.

Account Debited
Account Credited
Transaction
Basic Type
Specific Account
Effect
Normal Balance
Basic Type
Specific Account
Effect
Normal Balance
1
Asset
Cash
Increase
Debit
Stockholders' equity
Common Stock
Increase
Credit
Journalize the transactions. Do not provide explanations

Solution Preview

This would be the format for your journal entries, and the reasoning for each item based on the information. I have included additional references at the bottom for you to research the journal entries and information further. The example entry is wrong. Advertising expense is an expense -- not an asset. Cash would be decreased (credited), and it has a normal debit balance because cash is an asset. The advertising expense account has a normal credit balance because it is an expense.

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Solution Summary

This solution provides all correct journal entries for Welcome Home, an interior decorator corporation, in its first month of business. All necessary information is provided based on the exercise instructions. Complete solution is provided.

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