Kelly Pitney began her consulting business, Kelly Consulting, on April 1, 2016. The accounting cycle for Kelly Consulting for April, including financial statements, was illustrated in this chapter. During May, Kelly Consulting entered into the following transactions:
May 3 Received cash from clients as an advance payment for services to be provided and recorded it as unearned fees, $4,500.
5 Received cash from clients on account, $2,450.
9 Paid cash for a newspaper advertisement, $225.
13 Paid Office Station Co. for part of the debt incurred on April 5, $640.
15 Recorded services provided on account for the period May 1â€“15, $9,180.
16 Paid part-time receptionist for two weeksâ€™ salary including the amount owed on April 30, $750.
17 Recorded cash from cash clients for fees earned during the period May 1â€“16, $8,360.
Record the following transactions on Page 6 of the journal:
May 20 Purchased supplies on account, $735.
21 Recorded services provided on account for the period May 16â€“20, $4,820.
25 Recorded cash from cash clients for fees earned for the period May 17â€“23, $7,900.
27 Received cash from clients on account, $9,520.
28 Paid part-time receptionist for two weeksâ€™ salary, $750.
30 Paid telephone bill for May, $260.
31 Paid electricity bill for May, $810.
31 Recorded cash from cash clients for fees earned for the period May 26â€“31, $3,300.
31 Recorded services provided on account for the remainder of May, $2,650.
31 Paid dividends, $10,500.
1. The chart of accounts is shown in a separate panel and the post-closing trial balance as of April 30, 2016, is shown below.
A. For each account in the post-closing trial balance, enter the balance in the appropriate Balance column of a four-column account. Date the balances May 1, enter Balance in the Item column and select a check mark in the Posting Reference column.
B. Journalize each of the May transactions in the two-column journal starting on Page 5 of the journal. Refer to the Chart of Accounts for exact wording of account titles. (Do not insert the account numbers in the journal at this time.)
2. Post the journal entries on pages 5 and 6 of the journal to the ledger of four-column accounts.
3. Prepare an unadjusted trial balance.
4. At the end of May, the following adjustment data were assembled. Analyze and use these data to complete parts (5) and (6).
â€¢ Insurance expired during May is $275.
â€¢ Supplies on hand on May 31 are $715.
â€¢ Depreciation of office equipment for May is $330.
â€¢ Accrued receptionist salary on May 31 is $325.
â€¢ Rent expired during May is $1,600.
â€¢ Unearned fees on May 31 are $3,210.
5. (Optional) On your own paper or spreadsheet, enter the unadjusted trial balance on a 10-column end-of-period spreadsheet (work sheet), and complete the spreadsheet.
A. Journalize the adjusting entries on Page 7 of the journal. Refer to the Chart of Accounts for exact wording of account titles.
B. Post the adjusting entries to the ledger.
7. Prepare an adjusted trial balance.
8. Prepare an income statement, a retained earnings statement, and a balance sheet.*
A. Prepare the closing entries on Page 8 of the journal. Refer to the Chart of Accounts for exact wording of account titles.
B. Post the closing entries to the ledger. Indicate closed accounts by inserting a 0 (zero) in either of the Balance columns opposite the closing entry.
10. Prepare a post-closing trial balance.
* For guidance in completing the financial statements, be sure to read the instructions above each statement carefully.
POST-CLOSING TRIAL BALANCE
April 30, 2016
ACCOUNT TITLE DEBIT CREDIT