On July 1, Lula Plume created a new self-storage business, Safe Storage Co. The following transactions occurred during the company’s first month. July 1 Plume invested $30,000 cash and buildings worth $150,000 in the company. 2 The company rented equipment by paying $2,000 cash for the first month’s (July) rent. 5 The company purchased $2,400 of office supplies for cash. 10 The company paid $7,200 cash for the premium on a 12-month insurance policy. Coverage begins on July 11. 14 The company paid an employee $1,000 cash for two weeks’ salary earned. 24 The company collected $9,800 cash for storage fees from customers. 28 The company paid $1,000 cash for two weeks’ salary earned by an employee. 29 The company paid $950 cash for minor repairs to a leaking roof. 30 The company paid $400 cash for this month’s telephone bill. 31 Plume withdrew $2,000 cash from the company for personal use. The company’s chart of accounts follows: 101 Cash 209 Salaries Payable 637 Insurance Expense 106 Accounts Receivable 301 L. Plume, Capital 640 Rent Expense 124 Office Supplies 302 L. Plume, Withdrawals 650 Office Supplies Expense 128 Prepaid Insurance 401 Storage Fees Earned 684 Repairs Expense 173 Buildings 606 Depreciation Expense—Buildings 688 Telephone Expense 174 Accumulated Depreciation—Buildings 622 Salaries Expense 901 Income Summary Required 1. Use the balance column format to set up each ledger account listed in its chart of accounts. 2. Prepare journal entries to record the transactions for July and post them to the ledger accounts. Record prepaid and unearned items in balance sheet accounts. 3. Prepare an unadjusted trial balance as of July 31. 4. Use the following information to journalize and post adjusting entries for the month: a. Prepaid insurance of $400 has expired this month. b. At the end of the month, $1,525 of office supplies are still available. c. This month’s depreciation on the buildings is $1,500. d. An employee earned $100 of unpaid and unrecorded salary as of month-end. e. The company earned $1,150 of storage fees that are not yet billed at month-end. 5. Prepare the adjusted trial balance as of July 31. Prepare the income statement and the statement of owner’s equity for the month of July and the balance sheet at July 31. 6. Prepare journal entries to close the temporary accounts and post these entries to the ledger. 7. Prepare a post-closing trial balance.

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On July 1, Lula Plume created a new self-storage business, Safe Storage Co. The following transactions
occurred during the company’s first month.
July 1 Plume invested $30,000 cash and buildings worth $150,000 in the company.
2 The company rented equipment by paying $2,000 cash for the first month’s (July) rent.
5 The company purchased $2,400 of office supplies for cash.
10 The company paid $7,200 cash for the premium on a 12-month insurance policy. Coverage
begins
on July 11.
14 The company paid an employee $1,000 cash for two weeks’ salary earned.
24 The company collected $9,800 cash for storage fees from customers.
28 The company paid $1,000 cash for two weeks’ salary earned by an employee.
29 The company paid $950 cash for minor repairs to a leaking roof.
30 The company paid $400 cash for this month’s telephone bill.
31 Plume withdrew $2,000 cash from the company for personal use.
The company’s chart of accounts follows:
101 Cash 209 Salaries Payable 637 Insurance Expense
106 Accounts Receivable 301 L. Plume, Capital 640 Rent Expense
124 Office Supplies 302 L. Plume, Withdrawals 650 Office Supplies Expense
128 Prepaid Insurance 401 Storage Fees Earned 684 Repairs Expense
173 Buildings 606 Depreciation Expense—Buildings 688 Telephone Expense
174 Accumulated Depreciation—Buildings 622 Salaries Expense 901 Income Summary Required
1. Use the balance column format to set up each ledger account listed in its chart of accounts.
2. Prepare journal entries to record the transactions for July and post them to the ledger accounts. Record
prepaid and unearned items in balance sheet accounts.
3. Prepare an unadjusted trial balance as of July 31.
4. Use the following information to journalize and post adjusting entries for the month:
a. Prepaid insurance of $400 has expired this month.
b. At the end of the month, $1,525 of office supplies are still available.
c. This month’s depreciation on the buildings is $1,500.
d. An employee earned $100 of unpaid and unrecorded salary as of month-end.
e. The company earned $1,150 of storage fees that are not yet billed at month-end.
5. Prepare the adjusted trial balance as of July 31. Prepare the income statement and the statement of
owner’s equity for the month of July and the balance sheet at July 31.
6. Prepare journal entries to close the temporary accounts and post these entries to the ledger.
7. Prepare a post-closing trial balance.

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