Accounting (Text Only)

26th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781285743615



Accounting (Text Only)

26th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781285743615
Textbook Problem

Transactions; financial statements

D’Lite Dry Cleaners is owned and operated by Joel Palk. A building and equipment are currently being rented, pending expansion to new facilities. The actual work of dry cleaning is done by another company at wholesale rates. The assets and the liabilities of the business on July 1, 2016, are as follows: Cash, $45,000; Accounts Receivable, $93,000; Supplies, $7,000; Land, $75,000; Accounts Payable, $40,000. Business transactions during July are summarized as follows:

  1. a. Joel Palk invested additional cash in the business with a deposit of $35,000 in the business bank account.
  2. b. Paid $50,000 for the purchase of land adjacent to land currently owned by D’Lite Dry Cleaners as a future building site.
  3. c. Received cash from cash customers for dry cleaning revenue, $32,125.
  4. d. Paid rent for the month, $6,000.
  5. e. Purchased supplies on account, $2,500.
  6. f. Paid creditors on account, $22,800.
  7. g. Charged customers for dry cleaning revenue on account, $84,750.
  8. h. Received monthly invoice for dry cleaning expense for July (to be paid on August 10), $29,500.
  9. i. Paid the following: wages expense, $7,500; truck expense, $2,500; utilities expense, $1,300; miscellaneous expense, $2,700.
  10. j. Received cash from customers on account, $88,000.
  11. k. Determined that the cost of supplies on hand was $5,900; therefore, the cost of supplies used during the month was $3,600.
  12. l. Withdrew $12,000 cash for personal use.


  1. 1. Determine the amount of Joel Palk’s capital as of July 1 of the current year.
  2. 2. State the assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity as of July 1 in equation form similar to that shown in this chapter. In tabular form below the equation, indicate increases and decreases resulting from each transaction and the new balances after each transaction.
  3. 3. Prepare an income statement for July, a statement of owner’s equity for July, and a balance sheet as of July 31.
  4. 4. (Optional) Prepare a statement of cash flows for July.


To determine

Accounting equation:

Accounting equation is an accounting tool expressed in the form of equation, by creating a relationship between the resources or assets of a company, and claims on the resources by the creditors and the owners. Accounting equation is expressed as shown below:

Assets = Liabilities + Shareholders Equity

The owner's equity (JP Capital) for DD Cleaners as on July 1, 2016.


Calculate the owner's equity for DD Cleaners as on July 1, 2016.

Owner's Equity = AssetsLiabilities= (Cash+Accounts Receivable+Supplies+Land) Account's Payable= ($45,000


To determine

To Indicate: The effect of each given transaction of DD Cleaners on the accounting equation.


To determine

To Prepare: The financial statements for DD Cleaners for the month ended July 31, 2016.


To determine

To Prepare: The statement of cash flow for DD Cleaners for the month ended July 31, 2016.

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