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Journalize and Post Ledger Accounts

Judi Dench is a licensed architect. During the first month of the operation of her company, Judi Dench, Inc., the following events and transactions occurred.

1 - Stockholders invested $25,000 cash in exchange for common stock.
1 - Hired a secretary-receptionist at a salary of $300 per week payable monthly.
2 - Paid office rent for the month $800.
3 - Purchased architectural supplies on account from Halo Company $1,500.
10 - Completed blueprints on a carport and billed client $900 for services.
11 - Received $500 cash advance from R.Welk for the design of a new home.
20 - Received $1,500 cash for services completed and delivered to P. Donahue.
30 - Paid secretary-receptionist for the month $1,500.
30 - Paid $600 to Halo Company for accounts payable due.

Judi uses the following chart of accounts: No. 101 Cash, No. 112 Accounts Receivable, No. 126 Supplies, No. 201 Accounts Payable, No. 205 Unearned Revenue, No. 311 Common Stock, No. 400 Service Revenue, No. 726 Salaries Expense, and No. 729 Rent Expense.

Instructions (Please complete using Excel):
(a) Journalize the transactions.
(b) Post to the ledger accounts.
(c) Prepare a trial balance on April 30, 2006.

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Please see the attached file.

1 Journal entries are given on the first sheet for each transaction with a brief explanation. Please note that there will not be any accounting entry fore mere hiring of a secretary on the 1st ...

Solution Summary

Excel spreadsheets with journal entries, ledger accounts and a trial balance for Judi Dench's architecture company.