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Hurd Inc. prepays rent every 3 months on March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. Rent for the 3 months totals S3,600. On December 31, 2019, Hurd will report Prepaid

Rent of:

a. $0

b. $1,200

c. $2,400

d. $3,600

To determine

Concept Introduction:

Adjusting entries are required to adjust the accounts according to the accrual basis of accounting at the end of the every accounting period. For example: Recording the depreciation expense on depreciable assets at the end of each accounting year.

The business activity for each type of adjusting entry is explained as follows:

  • Accrued revenue: The adjusting entry for Accrued revenue is prepared to record the revenue earned during the period.
  • Accrued Expense: The adjusting entry for Accrued expense is prepared to record the expenses incurred during the period.
  • Deferred Revenue: The adjusting entry for Deferred revenue is prepared to defer the revenue that belong to next period.
  • Deferred expenses: The adjusting entry for Deferred expense is prepared to defer the expense that belong to next period.
  • Depreciation: The adjusting entry for depreciation expense is prepared to record the depreciation expense that belong to current period.

To choose:

The correct amount of prepaid rent to be reported on Dec. 31.

Explanation

The correct amount of prepaid rent to be reported on Dec. 31 is calculated as follows:

The company has prepaid rent of $3600 on Dec...

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