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Correct a Trial Balance

The trial balance of Pear Corporation shown below does not balance.
PEAR CORPORATION
Trial Balance
June 30, 2012
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Debit Credit
Cash $ 2,780
Accounts Receivable 7,420
Supplies 600
Equipment 8,300
Accounts Payable $ 9,777
Owner's Capital 1,952
Owner's Drawings 1,300
Service Revenue 15,200
Salaries and Wages Expense 3,800
Repair Expense 1,600
Totals $25,800 $26,929

An examination of the ledger and journal reveals the following errors:
1. Each of the above listed accounts has a normal balance per the general ledger.
2. Cash of $270 received from a customer on account was debited to Cash $720 and credited to Accounts Receivable $720.
3. A withdrawal of $400 by the owner was posted as a credit to Owner's Drawings, $400 and credit to Cash $400.
4. A debit of $300 was not posted to Salaries and Wages Expense.
5. The purchase of equipment on account for $700 was recorded as a debit to Repair Expense and a credit to Accounts Payable for $700.
6. Services were performed on account for a customer, $510, for which Accounts Receivable was debited $510 and Service Revenue was credited $51.
7. A payment on account for $235 was credited to Cash for $235 and credited to Accounts Payable for $253.

Solution Summary

This solution illustrates how to correct an out-of-balance trial balance for common posting errors.

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