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Brian started in business on 1 January 2017. The following is a list of his transactions for his first month of trading:
1.1.17 Opened a business bank account with £25,000 obtained from private
resources.
2.1.17 Paid one month’s rent of £2000 by cheque.
3.1.17 Bought goods costing £5000 on credit from Linda.
4.1.17 Purchased motor car from Savoy Motors for £4000 on credit.
5.1.17 Purchased goods costing £3000 on credit from Sydney.
10.1.17 Cash sales of £6000.
15.1.17 More goods costing £10 000 purchased from Linda on credit.
20.1.17 Sold goods on credit to Ann for £8000.
22.1.17 Returned £2000 of goods to Linda.
23.1.17 Paid £6000 in cash into the bank.
24.1.17 Ann returned £1000 of goods.
25.1.17 Withdrew £500 in cash from the bank to open a petty cash account.
26.1.17 Cheque received from Ann for £5500; Ann also claimed a cash discount of £500.
28.1.17 Office expenses of £250 paid out of petty cash.
29.1.17 Sent a cheque to Savoy Motors for £4000.
30.1.17 Cheques sent to Linda and Sydney for £8000 and £2000, respectively.
Cash discounts were also claimed from Linda and Sydney of £700 and
£100, respectively.
31.1.17 Paid by cheque another month’s rent of £2000.
31.1.17 Brian introduced £5000 additional capital into the business by cheque.
Required
(a) Enter the above transactions in Brian’s ledger accounts for January 2017, balance off the accounts and bring down the balances as at 1 February 2017.
(b) Compile a trial balance as at 31 January 2017.
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Brian started in business on 1 January 2017. The following is a list of his transactions for his first month of trading:
1.1.17 Opened a business bank account with £25,000 obtained from private
resources.
2.1.17 Paid one month’s rent of £2000 by cheque.
3.1.17 Bought goods costing £5000 on credit from Linda.
4.1.17 Purchased motor car from Savoy Motors for £4000 on credit.
5.1.17 Purchased goods costing £3000 on credit from Sydney.
10.1.17 Cash sales of £6000.
15.1.17 More goods costing £10 000 purchased from Linda on credit.
20.1.17 Sold goods on credit to Ann for £8000.
22.1.17 Returned £2000 of goods to Linda.
23.1.17 Paid £6000 in cash into the bank.
24.1.17 Ann returned £1000 of goods.
25.1.17 Withdrew £500 in cash from the bank to open a petty cash account.
26.1.17 Cheque received from Ann for £5500; Ann also claimed a cash discount of £500.
28.1.17 Office expenses of £250 paid out of petty cash.
29.1.17 Sent a cheque to Savoy Motors for £4000.
30.1.17 Cheques sent to Linda and Sydney for £8000 and £2000, respectively.
Cash discounts were also claimed from Linda and Sydney of £700 and
£100, respectively.
31.1.17 Paid by cheque another month’s rent of £2000.
31.1.17 Brian introduced £5000 additional capital into the business by cheque.
Required
(a) Enter the above transactions in Brian’s ledger accounts for January 2017, balance off the accounts and bring down the balances as at 1 February 2017.
(b) Compile a trial balance as at 31 January 2017.
The answer i got for b is 42000
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