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Grande Company has the following balances in its general ledger as of March 1 of this year:
a. FICA Taxes Payable (liability for February), $ 9,180.00 (total for employee and employer).
b. Employees’ Federal Income Tax Payable (liability for February), $ 9,000.00.
c. State Unemployment Tax Payable (liability for January and February), $ 3,442.50.
d. Federal Unemployment Tax Payable (liability for January and February), $ 510.00. The company completed the following transactions involving the payroll during March and April:
Mar. 12 Issued check for $ 18,180.00, payable to Coast Bank, for the monthly deposit of February FICA taxes and employees’ federal income tax withheld.
31 Recorded the payroll entry in the general journal from the payroll register for March. The payroll register had the following column totals:


31 Recorded payroll taxes. FICA Social Security rates are 4.2 percent (employee) and 6.2 percent (employer). The employer matches the employee’s FICA Medicare rate of 1.45 percent. State unemployment tax is 5.4 percent. Federal unemployment tax is 0.6 percent. At this time, all employees’ earnings are taxable for FICA and $ 1,000 of the earnings are taxable for unemployment taxes.
31 Issued check for $ 47,321.17 from Cash— Payroll Bank Account to pay salaries for the month. Apr. 14 Issued check for $ 16,876.98, payable to Coast Bank, for the monthly deposit of March FICA taxes (employee and employer) and employees’ federal income tax withheld.
30 Issued check for $ 3,496.50, payable to State Department of Revenue, for state unemployment tax for January, February, and March. The check was accompanied by the quarterly tax return.
30 Issued check for $ 516.00, payable to Coast Bank, for the deposit of federal unemployment tax for the months of January, February, and March.

Required
Record the transactions on pages 77– 78 of the generaljournal.


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