On March 1, 2012, Mitch Quade established Marine Realty, which

On March 1, 2012, Mitch Quade established Marine Realty, which completed the following transactions during the month:

a. Mitch Quade transferred cash from a personal bank account to as account to be used for the business in exchange for capital stock, $18,000.

b. Purchased supplies on account, $1,200.

c. Earned sales commissions, receiving cash, $14,000.

d. Paid rent on office and equipment for the month, $3,000.

e. Paid creditor on account, $750.

f. Paid dividends, $2,000.

g. Paid automobile expenses (including rental charge) for month, $1,500, and miscellaneous expenses, $400.

h. Paid office salaries, $2,800.

i. Determined that the cost of supplies used was $800.


1. Journalize entries for transactions (a) through (i), using the following account titles; Cash; Supplies; Accounts Payable; Capital Stock; Dividends; Sales Commissions: Rent Expense; Office Salaries Expense; Automobile Expense; Supplies Expense; Miscellaneous Expense. Journal entry explanations may be omitted.

2. Prepare T accounts, using the account titles in (1). Post the journal entries to these accounts, placing the appropriate letter to the left of each amount to identify the transactions. Determine the account balances, after all posting is complete. Accounts containing only a single entry do not need a balance.

3. Prepare an unadjusted trial balance as of March 31, 2012.

4. Determine the following:

a. Amount of total revenue recorded in the ledger.

b. Amount of total expenses recorded in the ledger.

c. Amount of net income for March.

5. Determine the increase or decrease in retained earnings for March