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Construct Journal Entries from an Adjusted Trial Balance

The trial balances before and after adjustment for Villa Company at the end of its fiscal
year are presented below.

VILLA COMPANY
Trial Balance
August 31, 2006

Before After
Adjustment Adjustment
Dr. Cr. Dr. Cr.
Cash $10,400 $10,400
Accounts Receivable 8,800 9,400
Office Supplies 2,300 700
Prepaid Insurance 4,000 2,500
Office Equipment 14,000 14,000
Accumulated Depreciation?Office Equipment $ 3,600 $ 4,900
Accounts Payable 5,800 5,800
Salaries Payable -0- 1,100
Unearned Rent 1,500 600
Common Stock 10,000 10,000
Retained Earnings 5,600 5,600
Service Revenue 34,000 34,600
Rent Revenue 11,000 11,900
Salaries Expense 17,000 18,100
Office Supplies Expense -0- 1,600
Rent Expense 15,000 15,000
Insurance Expense -0- 1,500
Depreciation Expense -0- 1,300
= $71,500 =$71,500 =$74,500 =$74,500

Instructions
Prepare the adjusting entries that were made.

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Villa Company
Adjusting Entries
for period ending August 31, 2006 Debit Credit

Accounts receivable 600
Service revenue 600
to accrue additional amounts at month ...

Solution Summary

This solution figures out what the entries were in order to get to the adjusted trial balance. It's a good little exercise in working backwards.

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