Continuing Cookie Chronicle
In November 2011, after having incorporated Cookie Creations Inc., Natalie begins operations. Instead, she will focus on offering cooking classes. The following events occur in November.
8 Natalie cashes in her U.S. Savings Bonds and receives $520, which she deposits in her personal bank account.
8 Natalie opens a bank account for Cookie Creations Inc.
8 Natalie purchases $500 of Cookie Creations’ common stock.
11 Cookie Creations purchases paper and other office supplies for $95. (Use Supplies.)
14 Cookie Creations pays $125 to purchase baking supplies, such as flour, sugar, butter, and chocolate chips. (Use Supplies.)
15 Natalie starts to gather some baking equipment to take with her when teaching the cookie classes. She has an excellent top-of-the-line food processor and
mixer that originally cost her $550. Natalie decides to start using it only in her
new business. She estimates that the equipment is currently worth $300, and
she transfers the equipment into the business in exchange for additional common
16 The company needs more cash to sustain its operations. Natalie’s grandmother
lends the company $2,000 cash, in exchange for a two-year, 9% note payable.
Interest and the principal are repayable at maturity.
17 Cookie Creations pays $900 for additional baking equipment.
18 Natalie schedules her first class for November 29. She will receive $100 on the
date of the class.
25 Natalie books a second class for December 5 for $150. She receives a $60 cash
down payment, in advance.
29 Natalie teaches her first class, booked on November 18, and collects the $100
30 Natalie’s brother develops a website for Cookie Creations Inc. that the company
will use for advertising. He charges the company $600 for his work,
payable at the end of December. (Because the website is expected to have a
useful life of two years before upgrades are needed, it should be treated as
an asset called Website.)
30 Cookie Creations pays $1,200 for a one-year insurance policy.
30 Natalie teaches a group of elementary school students how to make Santa Claus
cookies. At the end of the class, Natalie leaves an invoice for $300 with the
school principal. The principal says that he will pass it along to the business
office and it will be paid some time in December.
30 Natalie receives a $50 invoice for use of her cell phone. She uses the cell phone
exclusively for Cookie Creations Inc. business. The invoice is for services provided
in November, and payment is due on December 15.
(a) Prepare journal entries to record the November transactions.
(b) Post the journal entries to general ledger accounts.
(c) Prepare a trial balance at November 30, 2011.
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