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Music Mart, Inc.
On a sheet of paper, set up in pencil the balance sheet of Music Mart, lnc., as it appears after the last transaction described in the text (January 4), leaving considerable space between each item. Record the effect, if any, of the following events on the balance sheet, either by revising existing figures (cross out, rather than erase) or by adding new items as necessary. At least one of these events does not affect the balance sheet. The basic equation, Assets=Liabilities + Owners’ equity, must be preserved at all times. Errors will be minimized if you make a separate list of the balance sheet items affected by each transaction and the amount(+or-)by which each is to be changed.
After you have recorded these events, prepare a balance sheet in proper form. Assume that all these transactions occurred in January and that there were 10 other transactions in January.
1. The store purchased and received merchandise for inventory for $5,000, agreeing to pay within 30 days.
2. Merchandise costing $1,500 was sold for $2,300, which was received in cash.
3. Merchandise costing $1,700 was sold for $2,620, the customers agreeing to pay $2, 620 within 30 days.
4. The store purchased a three-year fire insurance policy for $l, 224, paying cash.
5. The store purchased two lots of land of equal size for a total of $24,000. It paid $6,000, in cash and gave an l 0-year mortgage for $l8, 000.
6. The store sold one of the two lots of land for $12,000. It received $3,000 cash. and in addition, the buyer assumed $9,000 of the mort-gage;That is, Music Mart. Inc., became no longer responsible for this half.
7. Smith received a bona fide offer of $33,000 for the business; although his equity was then only $26,970, he rejected the offer. It was evident that the store had already acquired goodwill of $6,030.
8. Smith withdrew $1,000 cash from the store’s bank…...

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