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    ADJUSTING ENTRIES

    The trial balance of Ramsey Company shows the following balances for selected accounts on November 30, 2003:
    Prepaid Insurance $10,000 Unearned Revenue $ 2,400
    Equipment 60,000 Notes Payable 20,000
    Accumulated Depreciation 6,600 Interest Payable 400

    Instructions: Using the additional information given below, prepare the appropriate monthly adjusting entries at November 30. Show computations.

    A. Revenue for services rendered to customers, but not yet billed, totaled $6,000 on November 30.

    B. The note payable is a 12%, 1 year note issued September 1, 2003.

    C. The equipment was purchased on January 2, 2002, for $60,000. It has an estimated life of 10 years and an estimated salvage value of $6,000. Ramsey uses the straight-line depreciation method.

    D. An insurance policy was acquired on June 30, 2003; the premium paid for 2 years was $12,000.

    E. Ramsey received $2,400 revenue in advance from a customer on November 1, 2003. Three-fourths of this amount was earned by November 30.

    PART IV - BANK RECONCILIATION
    A review of the November 30 bank statement and other data of James Company reveals the following:

    1. Balance per bank statement on November 30 $18,800
    2. Balance per books on November 30 $12,458
    3. NSF Check from J. Smith in payment of account $320
    4. Collection of $4,500, 4-month, 12% note with a $45 collection fee. No interest had been accrued 4,635
    5. Deposits in transit at November 30 3,200
    6. Outstanding checks at November 30 5,400
    7. A check written by James to Green for equipment on November 10 was recorded at $463 but correctly cleared the bank at $436.
    8. A check drawn on the account of Jomes Company for $200 was mistakenly charged against James' account by the bank.

    Instructions: Prepare the November 30 (a) bank reconciliation (omit heading) and (b) related journal entries.

    (a) BANK RECONCILIATION:
    Amount Amount
    Balance per bank statement $18,800 Balance per books $12,458

    Adjusted balance per bank $ Adjusted balance per books $

    (b) ENTRIES:
    Account Titles Debit Credit

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    ADJUSTING ENTRIES

    The trial balance of Ramsey Company shows the following balances for selected accounts on November 30, 2003:
    Prepaid Insurance $10,000 Unearned Revenue $ 2,400
    Equipment 60,000 Notes Payable 20,000
    Accumulated Depreciation 6,600 Interest Payable 400

    Instructions: Using the additional information given below, prepare the appropriate monthly adjusting entries at November 30. Show computations.

    A. Revenue for services rendered to customers, but not yet billed, totaled $6,000 on November 30.
    Customers A/c Dr. 6,000
    To Services A/C 6,000

    B. The note payable is a 12%, 1 year note issued September 1, 2003.

    Interest on notes payable A/c Dr. 200
    To Notes Payable 200

    (Interest on 20,000 for one year @ 12% = 2,400. For three months 2,400/4 = 600 for one month 200)

    C. The equipment was purchased on January 2, 2002, for $60,000. It has an ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution presents the adjusting entries with some descriptions, and prepares the bank reconciliation as requested.

    $2.49

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