College Accounting, Chapters 1-27

23rd Edition
HEINTZ + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337794756



College Accounting, Chapters 1-27

23rd Edition
HEINTZ + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337794756
Textbook Problem

T ACCOUNTS AND TRIAL BALANCE Sue Jantz started a business in August 20-- called Jantz Plumbing Service. Jantz hired a part-time college student as an administrative assistant. Jantz has decided to use the following accounts:


The following transacrions occurred during August:

  1. (a) Invested cash in the business, $30,000.
  2. (b) Purchased a used van for cash, $8,000.
  3. (c) Purchased plumbing equipment on account, $4,000.
  4. (d) Received cash for services rendered, $3,000.
  5. (e) Paid cash on account owed from transaction (c), $1,000.
  6. (f) Paid rent for the month, $700.
  7. (g) Paid phone bill, $100.
  8. (h) Earned revenue on account, $4,000.
  9. (i) Purchased office supplies for cash, $300.
  10. (j) Paid wages to student, $500.
  11. (k) Purchased a one-year insurance policy, $800.
  12. (l) Received cash from services performed in transaction (h), $3,000.
  13. (m) Paid cash for advertising expense, $2,000.
  14. (n) Purchased additional plumbing equipment for $2,000, paying $500 cash and spreading the remaining payments over the next six months.
  15. (o) Earned revenue from services for the remainder of the month of $2,800: $1,100 in cash and $1,700 on account.
  16. (p) Withdrew cash at the end of the month, $3,000.


  1. 1. Enter the transactions in T accounts, identifying each transaction with its responding letter.
  2. 2. Foot and balance the accounts where necessary.
  3. 3. Prepare a trial balance as of August 31, 20--.

1 and 2.

To determine

Enter the transactions in T accounts and identify each transaction with its corresponding letter and foot the balance of T accounts.


Analysis of transactions: A transaction refers to any business event that affects assets, liabilities and stockholders’ equity or owner’s equity which can be measured in monetary terms.

T-account: The condensed form of a ledger is referred to as T-account. The left-hand side of this account is known as debit, and the right hand side is known as credit...


To determine

Prepare a trial balance as of August 31, 20--.

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