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College Accounting, Chapters 1-27

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ISBN: 9781337794756
Textbook Problem

A credit sale of $250 plus a 6% sales tax would require a debit to Accounts Receivable of

  1. (a) $15.
  2. (b) $280.
  3. (c) $30.
  4. (d) $265.

To determine

Find the correct option, the option that indicates the correct amount of debit to Accounts Receivable.

Explanation

Sale: Sale is an exchange transaction of merchandise wherein the seller transfers the ownership of asset or goods to buyer, for money.

Journal entry: Journal entry is a set of economic events which can be measured in monetary terms. These are recorded chronologically and systematically.

Debit and credit rules:

  • Debit an increase in asset account, increase in expense account, decrease in liability account, and decrease in stockholders’ equity accounts.
  • Credit decrease in asset account, increase in revenue account, increase in liability account, and increase in stockholders’ equity accounts.

Prepare journal entry to record the credit sale transaction.

DateAccount Titles and ExplanationPost Ref.Debit ($)Credit ($)
Accounts Receivable265
Sales250
Sales Tax Payable15
(Record credit sale)

Table (1)

Description:

  • Accounts Receivable is an asset account...

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