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Appendix C Journalizing, Posting, and Preparing a Trial Balance


Journalizing the Transactions
Use this template to journalize the transactions for Jane Kent, Inc. The first two lines are completed for you. You might not require all the lines provided.

DATE
May 1

3-May 7-May 11-May 12-May 17-May 31-May

GENERAL JOURNAL ACCOUNT TITLE AND EXPLANATION Cash Common Stock Supplies Accounts payable Rent Expense Cash Accounts Receivable Service Revenue Cash Unearned Revenue Cash Service Revenue Salaries Expense Cash Accounts payable Cash

REF. DEBIT 101 25,000 311 126 2,500 201 729 900 101 112 2,100 400 101 3,500 205 101 1,200 400 726 2,000 101 201 1,000 101

J1 CREDIT 25,000 2,500 900 2,100 3,500 1,200 2,000 1,000

a) General Journal

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Appendix C Journalizing, Posting, and Preparing a Trial Balance
Posting the Accounts
Post the ledger accounts for Jane Kent, Inc. on this General Ledger. The first line of the cash account is completed for you. Complete the remaining lines in the cash account, and the other eight accounts. You have nine accounts altogether.

GENERAL LEDGER Cash DATE EXPLANATION 1-May-2008 7-May 12-May 17-May 31-May 31-May Accounts Receivable DATE EXPLANATION 11-May Supplies DATE EXPLANATION 3-May Accounts Payable DATE EXPLANATION 3-May 31-May Unearned Revenue DATE EXPLANATION 12-May Common Stock DATE EXPLANATION 1-May Service Revenue DATE EXPLANATION 11-May 17-May Salaries Expense
b) Ledger Accounts

REF. J1 J1 J1 J1 J1 J1

DEBIT CREDIT 25,000 900 3,500 1,200 2,000 1,000

REF. J1

DEBIT CREDIT 2,100

REF. J1

DEBIT

CREDIT 2,500.00

REF. J1 J1

DEBIT CREDIT 2,500 1,000

REF. J1

DEBIT

CREDIT 3,500

REF. J1

DEBIT

CREDIT 25,000

REF. J1 J1

DEBIT

CREDIT 2,100 1,200

DATE 31-May

EXPLANATION

REF. J1

DEBIT CREDIT 2,000

Rent Expense DATE EXPLANATION 7-May

REF. J1

DEBIT CREDIT 900

b) Ledger Accounts

ng a Trial Balance

eneral Ledger. The first line of the cash account is completed for you. d the other eight accounts. You have nine accounts altogether.

No. 101 BALANCE 25,000 24,100 27,600 28,800 26,800 25,800 No. 112 BALANCE 2,100 No. 126 BALANCE 2,500.00 No. 201 BALANCE 2,500 1,000 No. 205 BALANCE 3,500 No. 311 BALANCE 25,000 No. 400 BALANCE 2,100 1,200 No. 726
b) Ledger Accounts

BALANCE 2,000 No. 729 BALANCE 900

b) Ledger Accounts

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Appendix C Journalizing, Posting, and Preparing a Trial Balance
Preparing a Trial Balance
Prepare a trial balance dated May 31, 2008 for Jane Kent, Inc. Debit and Credit totals are double-underlined. You can place summation formulas in F17 and G17 to compute debit and credit totals. Otherwise, you can compute totals using a calculator, then enter totals directly.

JANE KENT, INC. Trial Balance


31-May-08 Cash Accounts Receivable Supplies Accounts Payable Unearned Revenue Common Stock Service Revenue Salaries Expense Rent Expense Totals DEBIT CREDIT 29,700 3,900 2,100 2,500 3,500 3,500 25,000 3,300 2,000 900 38,200 38,200

c) Trial Balance