John’s Boat Yard, Inc., repairs, stores, and cleans boats for customers. It is completing the accounting process for the year just ended, November 30, 2015. The transactions for the past year have been journalized and posted. The following data with respect to adjusting entries at year-end are available:
a. John’s winterized (cleaned and covered) three boats for customers at the end of November, but did not record the service for $3,300.
b. On October 1, 2015, John’s paid $2,200 to the local newspaper for an advertisement to run every Thursday for 12 weeks. All ads have been run except for three Thursdays in December to complete the 12-week contract.
c. John’s borrowed $300,000 at an 11 percent annual interest rate on April 1, 2015, to expand its boat storage facility. The loan requires John’s to pay the interest quarterly until the note is repaid in three years. John’s paid quarterly interest on July 1 and October 1.
d. The Johnson family paid John’s $4,500 on November 1, 2015, to store its sailboat for the winter until May 1, 2016. John’s credited the full amount to Unearned Storage Revenue on November 1.
e. John’s used boat-lifting equipment that cost $180,000; $18,000 was the estimated depreciation for 2015.
f. Boat repair supplies on hand at December 1, 2014, totaled $18,900. Repair supplies purchased and debited to Supplies during the year amounted to $45,200. The year-end count showed $15,600 of the supplies on hand.
g. Wages earned by employees during November 2015, unpaid and unrecorded at November 30, 2015, amounted to $5,600. The next payroll date will be December 5, 2015.

1. Identify each of these transactions as a deferred revenue, deferred expense, accrued revenue, or accrued expense.
2. Prepare the adjusting entries that should be recorded for John’s at November 30, 2015.

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