A local government has the following transactions during the current fiscal period. Prepare journal entries without dollar amounts, first for fund-based financial statements and then for government wide financial statements.
a. The budget for the police department, ambulance service, and other ongoing activities is passed. Funding is from property taxes, transfers, and bond proceeds. All monetary outflows will be for expenses and fixed assets. A deficit is projected.
b. A bond is issued at face value to fund the construction of a new municipal building.
c. A computer is ordered for the tax department.
d. The computer is received.
e. The invoice for the computer is paid.
f. The city council agrees to transfer money from the General Fund as partial payment for a special assessments project but has not done so. The city will be secondarily liable for any money borrowed for this work.
g. The city council creates a motor pool to service all government vehicles. Money is transferred from the General Fund to permanently finance this facility.
h. Property taxes are levied. Although officials believe that most of these taxes should be collected during the current period, a small percentage is estimated to be uncollectible.
i. The city collects grant money from the state that must be spent as a supplement to the salaries of the police force. No entry has been recorded.
j. A portion of the grant money in (i) is properly spent.

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