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ISBN: 9781337902663
Chapter 2, Problem 4BE
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Journal entry for dividends

Prepare a journal entry on June 30 for dividends of $11,500.

To determine

Prepare journal entry for owner’s withdrawal.

Explanation of Solution

Journal:

Journal is the book of original entry. Journal consists of the day today financial transactions in a chronological order. The journal has two aspects; they are debit aspect and the credit aspect.

Rules of debit and credit:

“An increase in an asset account, an increase in an expense account, a decrease in liability account, and a decrease in a revenue account should be debited.

Similarly, an increase in liability account, an increase in a revenue account and a decrease in an asset account, a decrease in an expenses account should be credited”.

  • • Dividends are a component of shareholder’s equity and increased, hence debit dividends for $11,500.
  • • Cash is an asset and decreased, hence credit cash for $11,500...

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