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Journalize period payroll The payroll register of Ruggerio Co. indicates $10,500 of social security withheld and $2,625 of Medicare tax withheld on total salaries of $175,000 for the period. Federal withholding for the period totaled $34,650. Provide the journal entry for the period’s payroll.

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Financial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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Chapter 11, Problem 4PEA
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Journalize period payroll

The payroll register of Ruggerio Co. indicates $10,500 of social security withheld and $2,625 of Medicare tax withheld on total salaries of $175,000 for the period. Federal withholding for the period totaled $34,650.

Provide the journal entry for the period’s payroll.

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Journalize the entry to record period’s payroll.

Explanation of Solution

Payroll: The total payment that a company is required to pay to its employee for the services received is called as payroll.

Payroll withholding deduction: The amounts which the employer withheld from employees’ gross pay to deduct taxes such as federal income tax, state income tax, local income tax, and social security tax are called payroll withholding deduction.

Prepare journal entry to record period’s payroll.

DateAccounts and ExplanationPost RefDebit($)Credit ($)
Salaries Expense 175,000 
   Social Security Taxes Payable  10,500

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