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    I am an unclear on how to do this section for some reason.B. Prepare a ledger using the three-column form of account. Enter the trial balance amounts and post the adjusting entries.

    P2-4A A review of the ledger of Greenberg Company at December 31, 2002, produces the following data pertaining to the preparation of annual adjusting entries.
    1. Salaries Payable $0. There are eight salaried employees. Salaries are paid every Friday for the current week. Five employees receive a salary of $750 each per week, and three employees earn $500 each per week. December 31 is a Tuesday. Employees do not work weekends. All employees worked the last 2 days of December.
    GRANT ADVERTISING AGENCY INC.
    Trial Balance
    December 31, 2002
    Unadjusted Adjusted
    Dr. Cr. Dr. Cr.
    Cash $ 11,000 $ 11,000
    Accounts Receivable 20,000 21,500
    Art Supplies 8,600 5,000
    Prepaid Insurance 3,350 2,500
    Printing Equipment 60,000 60,000
    Accumulated Depreciation $ 28,000 $ 35,000
    Accounts Payable 5,000 5,000
    Interest Payable -0- 150
    Notes Payable 5,000 5,000
    Unearned Advertising Fees 7,200 5,600
    Salaries Payable -0- 1,300
    Common Stock 25,500 25,500
    Retained Earnings -0- -0-
    Dividends 12,000 12,000
    Advertising Revenue 58,600 61,700
    Salaries Expense 10,000 11,300
    Insurance Expense 850
    Interest Expense 350 500
    Depreciation Expense 7,000
    Art Supplies Expense 3,600
    Rent Expense 4,000 4,000
    $129,300 $129,300 $139,250 $139,250
    4. Unearned rent of $5,100 was earned prior to August 31.
    5. Salaries of $400 were unpaid at August 31.
    6. Rentals of $800 were due from tenants at August 31. (Use Accounts Receivable.)
    7. The mortgage interest rate is 12% per year. (The mortgage was taken out on August 1.)
    Instructions
    (a) Journalize the adjusting entries on August 31 for the 3-month period June 1-August 31.
    (b) Prepare a ledger using the three-column form of account. Enter the trial balance amounts and post the adjusting entries. (Use J1 as the posting reference.)
    (c) Prepare an adjusted trial balance on August 31.
    (d) Prepare an income statement and a retained earnings statement for the 3 months ending August 31 and a balance sheet as of August 31.

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