Question

The trial balance of Steve Mentz, CPA, is dated March 31, 2017:
During April, the business completed the following transactions:
Apr. 4 Collected $1,000 cash from a client on account.
8 Performed tax services for a client on account, $5,800.
13 Paid $1,500 on account.
14 Purchased furniture on account, $4,600.
15 Mentz contributed his personal automobile to the business in exchange for common stock. The automobile had a market value of $8,000.
18 Purchased office supplies on account, $500.
19 Received $2,900 for tax services performed on April 8.
20 Paid cash dividends of $8,000.
21 Received $5,400 cash for consulting work completed.
24 Received $1,200 cash for accounting services to be completed next month.
27 Paid office rent, $700.
28 Paid employee salary, $1,600.
Requirements
1. Record the April transactions in the journal. Use the following accounts: Cash; Accounts Receivable; Office Supplies; Furniture; Automobile; Land; Accounts Payable; Unearned Revenue; Common Stock; Dividends; Service Revenue; Salaries Expense; and Rent Expense. Include an explanation for each entry.
2. Open the four-column ledger accounts listed in the trial balance, together with their balances as of March 31. Use the following account numbers: Cash, 11; Accounts Receivable, 12; Office Supplies, 13; Furniture, 14; Automobile, 15;
Land, 16; Accounts Payable, 21; Unearned Revenue, 22; Common Stock, 31; Dividends, 33; Service Revenue, 41; Salaries Expense, 51; and Rent Expense, 52.
3. Post the journal entries to four-column accounts in the ledger, using dates, account numbers, journal references, and posting references. Assume the journal entries were recorded on page 5 of the journal.
4. Prepare the trial balance of Steve Mentz, CPA, at April 30, 2017.


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