Accounting Principles: Comprehensive Problem 2 - Pinkerton Corporation's trial balance

Accounting Principles

Comprehensive Problem 2
Pinkerton Corporation's trial balance at December 31, 2011, is presented below. All 2011 transactions have been recorded except for the items described after the trial balance.

Debit Credit
Cash $ 28,000
Accounts Receivable 36,800
Notes Receivable 10,000
Interest Receivable –0–
Merchandise Inventory 36,200
Prepaid Insurance 3,600
Land 20,000
Building 150,000
Equipment 60,000
Patent 9,000
Allowance for Doubtful Accounts $ 500
Accumulated Depreciation—Building 50,000
Accumulated Depreciation—Equipment 24,000
Accounts Payable 27,300
Salaries Payable –0–
Unearned Rent 6,000
Notes Payable (short-term) 11,000
Interest Payable –0–
Notes Payable (long-term) 35,000
Common Stock 50,000
Retained Earnings 63,600
Dividends 12,000
Sales 900,000
Interest Revenue –0–
Rent Revenue –0–
Gain on Disposal –0–
Bad Debts Expense –0–
Cost of Goods Sold 630,000
Depreciation Expense—Buildings –0–
Depreciation Expense—Equipment –0–
Insurance Expense –0–
Interest Expense –0–
Other Operating Expenses 61,800
Amortization Expense—Patents –0–
Salaries Expense 110,000
Total $1,167,400 $1,167,400

Unrecorded transactions
1. On May 1, 2011, Pinkerton purchased equipment for $16,000 plus sales taxes of $800 (all paid in cash).

2. On July 1, 2011, Pinkerton sold for $3,500 equipment which originally cost $5,000. Accumulated depreciation on this equipment at January 1, 2011, was $1,800; 2011 depreciation prior to the sale of equipment was $450.
3. On December 31, 2011, Pinkerton sold for $5,000 on account inventory that cost $3,500.
4. Pinkerton estimates that uncollectible accounts receivable at year-end are $4,000.
5. The note receivable is a one-year, 8% note dated April 1, 2011. No interest has been recorded.
6. The balance in prepaid insurance represents payment of a $3,600, 6-month premium on September 1, 2011.
7. The building is being depreciated using the straight-line method over 30 years. The salvage value is $30,000.
8. The equipment owned prior to this year is being depreciated using the straight-line method over 5 years. The salvage value is 10% of cost.
9. The equipment purchased on May 1, 2011, is being depreciated using the straight-line method over 5 years, with a salvage value of $1,800.
10. The patent was acquired on January 1, 2011, and has a useful life of 9 years from that date.
11. Unpaid salaries at December 31, 2011, total $2,200.
12. The unearned rent of $6,000 was received on December 1, 2011, for 3 months' rent.
13. Both the short-term and long-term notes payable are dated January 1, 2011, and carry a 10% interest rate. All interest is payable in the next 12 months.
14. Income tax expense was $15,000. It was unpaid at December 31.

Instructions
a. Prepare journal entries for the transactions listed above.
b. Prepare an updated December 31, 2011, trial balance.
c. Prepare a 2011 income statement and a 2011 retained earnings statement.
d. Prepare a December 31, 2011, balance sheet.
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