Prepare a statement of financial position, Accounting Basics

Brown sole trader

Brown has been in business for some years and has kept her drawings slightly below the level of profits each year. You are her accountant, and she has passed you the following list of balances at 31 December 20X1:


Capital at 1 Jan 20X1                                                                                     390

Drawings                                                                                                         28

Trade receivables                                                                                            396

Trade payables                                                                                               104

Sales revenue                                                                                                 1,626

Purchases                                                                                                       1,032

Returns inwards                                                                                                94

Discounts allowed                                                                                              8

Discount Received                                                                                            46

Plant at cost                                                                                                    166

Plant depreciation at 1 Jan 20X1                                                                         26

Office equipment at cost                                                                                    62

Office equipment depreciation at 1 Jan 20X1                                                        16

Administration costs                                                                                           76

Salaries                                                                                                            88

Motor expenses                                                                                                 54

Loan from a friend, repayable in six months time                                                  50

Bank                                                                                                                100

Bad debts written off                                                                                          154

On 1 January 20X1, she brought her personal computer, valued at RM4,000, from home into the office. No entries have been made for this.

 You are also given the following information at 31 December 20X1:

Depreciation on plant is charged at 10% per annum on cost. Depreciation on computer & equipment is charged at 20% per annum on the net book value at the year end.


(a) Prepare an Income statement for the year ended 31 December 20X1.

(b) Prepare a Statement of financial position at 31 December 20X1.

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