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Retained earnings statement Using the income statement for Paradise Travel Service shown in Basic Exercise 1-4, prepare a retained earnings statement for the year ended May 31, 2018. Everett McCauley invested an additional $40,000 in the business in exchange for common stock, and $10,000 of dividends were paid during the year. Retained earnings as of June 1, 2017, were $300,000.

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Corporate Financial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305653535

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Corporate Financial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305653535
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Retained earnings statement

Using the income statement for Paradise Travel Service shown in Basic Exercise 1-4, prepare a retained earnings statement for the year ended May 31, 2018. Everett McCauley invested an additional $40,000 in the business in exchange for common stock, and $10,000 of dividends were paid during the year. Retained earnings as of June 1, 2017, were $300,000.

To determine

Statement of owners’ equity: This statement reports the beginning owner’s equity and all the changes which led to ending owners’ equity. Additional capital, net income from income statement is added to and drawings are deducted from beginning owner’s equity to arrive at the end result, ending owner’s equity.

To prepare: Statement of retained earnings of PT Service for the year ended May 31, 2018.

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Working Notes:

Prepare income statement for PT Service for the year ended May 31, 2018.

PT Service
Income Statement
For the Year Ended May 31, 2018
Fees earned   $900 ,000
Expenses    
        Wages expense $450,000

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