Reference no: EM13839029
On January 1, 2011, Rocque Ern and Nancy Price formed a computer sales and service enterprise in Middletown, New Jersey, by investing $90,000 cash. The new company, Longhorn Sales and Service, has the following transactions during January.
1. Pays $6,000 in advance for 3 months' rent of office, showroom, and repair space.
2. Purchases 40 personal computers at a cost of $1,500 each, 6 graphics computers at a cost of $3,000 each, and 25 printers at a cost of $450 each, paying cash upon delivery.
3. Sales, repair, and office employees earn $12,600 in salaries during January, of which $3,000 was still payable at the end of January.
4. Sells 30 personal computers at $2,550 each, 4 graphics computers for $4,500 each, and 15 printers for $750 each; $75,000 is received in cash in January, and $30,750 is sold on a deferred payment basis.
5. Other operating expenses of $8,400 are incurred and paid for during January; $2,000 of incurred expenses are payable at January 31.
a. Using the transaction data above, prepare
(1) a cash-basis income statement, and
(2) an accrual-basis income statement for the month of January.
b. Using the transaction data above, prepare
(1) a cash-basis balance sheet and
(2) an accrual-basis balance sheet as of January 31, 2011.
c. Identify the items in the cash basis financial statements that make cash-basis accounting inconsistent with the theory underlying the elements of financial statements.