Question: Analyzing the Effects of Transactions in T Accounts Lisa Fruello

Analyzing the Effects of Transactions in T- Accounts Lisa Fruello and Emilie Dumont had been operating a catering business for several years. In March 2014, the partners were planning to expand by opening a retail sales shop and decided to form the business as a corporation called Travelling Gourmet Inc. The following transactions occurred in March 2014:
a. Received $ 80,000 cash from each of the two shareholders to form the corporation, in addition to $ 2,000 in accounts receivable, $ 5,300 in equipment, a van (equipment) appraised at a fair market value of $ 13,000, and $ 1,200 in supplies.
b. Purchased a vacant store for sale in a good location for $ 360,000, making a $ 72,000 cash down payment and signing a 10- year mortgage from a local bank for the rest.
c. Borrowed $ 50,000 from the local bank and signed a = percent, one- year note.
d. Purchased for $ 10,830 cash food and paper supplies that were used in March.
e. Catered four parties in March for $ 4,200; $ 1,600 was billed, and the rest was received in cash.
f. Made and sold food at the retail store for $ 11,900 cash.
g. Received a $ 420 telephone bill for March to be paid in April.
h. Paid $ 363 in gas for the van in March.
i. Paid $ 6,280 in wages to employees who worked in March.
j. Paid a $ 300 dividend from the corporation to each owner.
k. Paid $ 50,000 in exchange for equipment (refrigerated display cases, cabinets, tables, and chairs) and renovated and decorated the new store for $ 20,000 cash (added to the cost of the building).
1. Set up appropriate T- accounts for cash, accounts receivable, supplies, equipment, building, accounts payable, note payable, mortgage payable, contributed capital, retained earnings, food sales revenue, catering sales revenue, supplies expense, utilities expense, wages expense, and fuel expense.
2. Record in the T- accounts the effects of each transaction for Travelling Gourmet Inc. in Marc
h. Identify the amounts with the letters starting with (a). Compute ending balances.
3. Show the effects (direction and amount) of each transaction on net earnings and cash.

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