Acc422 Intermediate Accounting: E13-8 The payroll of YellowCard Company for September

Acc422 Intermediate Accounting
Exercise 13-8 Payroll Tax Entries
The payroll of YellowCard Company for September 2013 is as follows.
Total payroll was $480,000, of which $110,000 is exempt from Social Security tax because it represented amounts paid in excess of $110,100 to certain employees. The amount paid to employees in excess of $7,000 was $400,000. Income taxes in the amount of $80,000 were withheld, as was $9,000 in union dues. The state unemployment tax is 3.5%, but YellowCard Company is allowed a credit of 2.3% by the state for its unemployment experience. Also, assume that the current FICA tax is 7.65% on an employee’s wages to $110,100 and 1.45% in excess of $110,100. No employee for YellowCard makes more than $125,000. The federal unemployment tax rate is 0.8% after state credit.

Prepare the necessary journal entries if (a) the wages and salaries paid and (b) the employer payroll taxes are recorded separately. (Round answers to 0 decimal places, e.g. 5,275. If no entry is required, select "No Entry" for the account titles and enter 0 for the amounts .Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually.)
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