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Bank Reconciliation: Statement and Journal entries

Brown Company's bank statement for September 30 showed a cash balance of $1,350. The company's Cash account in its general ledger showed a $995 debit balance. The following information was also available as of September 30.

a. A customer's check for $100 marked NSF was returned to Brown Company by the bank. In addition, the bank charged the company's account a $25 processing fee.
b. The September 30 cash receipts, $1,250, were placed in the bank's night depository after banking hours on that date and this amount did not appear on the September 30 bank statement.
c. A $15 debit memorandum for checks printed by the September 30 bank was included with the canceled checks.
d. Outstanding checks amounted to $1,145.
e. A customer's note for $900 was collected by the bank. A collection fee of $25 was deducted by the bank and the difference was deposited in the account.
f. Included with the canceled checks was a check for $275, drawn on another company, Browne Inc.

(a) Prepare a bank reconciliation as of September 30.
(b) Prepare any necessary adjusting journal entries necessary as a result of the bank reconciliation.


Solution Summary

The solution contains the preparation of bank reconciliation statement by reconciling the balance as per cash and bank and making journal entries.