Sweeney & Allen, a large marketing firm, adjusts its accounts at the end of each month. The following information is available for the year ending December 31. 1. A bank loan had been obtained on December 1. Accrued interest on the loan at December 31 amounts to $1,500. No interest expense has yet been recorded. 2. Depreciation of the firm's

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Sweeney & Allen, a large marketing firm, adjusts its accounts at the end of each month. The following information is available for the year ending December 31.
1. A bank loan had been obtained on December 1. Accrued interest on the loan at December 31 amounts to $1,500. No interest expense has yet been recorded.
2. Depreciation of the firm's office building is based on an estimated life of 30 years. The building was purchased four years ago for $450,000.
3. Accrued, but unbilled, revenue during December amounts to $75,000.
4. On March 1, the firm paid $2,400 to renew a 12-month insurance policy. The entire amount was recorded as Prepaid Insurance.
5. The firm received $15,000 from King Biscuit Company in advance of developing a six-month marketing campaign. The entire amount was initially recorded as Unearned Revenue. At December 31, $9,000 had actually been earned by the firm.
6. The company's policy is to pay its employees every Friday. Since December 31 fell on a Wednesday, there was an accrued liability for salaries amounting to $1,900.
a. Record the necessary adjusting journal entries on December 31.
b. By how much did Sweeney & Allen's net income increase or decrease as a result of the adjusting entries performed in part a? (Ignore income taxes.)
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