Journal Entry Examples



Example # 1:  

Following transactions are related to Saifullah Naseem business. You are required to pass Journal Entries.

 

June 1, 2016. Mr. Saifullah started business with Cash Rs. 10,000 and Furniture Rs. 2,000.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
 June1Cash10,000
Furniture2,000
           Owner’s Equity12,000
(Started business with cash and furniture)

 

June 5.   Purchased merchandise/goods on credit Rs. 5,000 from Ali Store.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
 2016
 June 5Purchases5,000
          Account Payable _ Ali Store5,000
(Purchases goods on credit)

June 7.   Sold goods/ merchandise on credit Rs. 6,000 to Ahmed Brothers.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
 June 7Account Receivable _ Ahmed Brothers6,000
          Sales6,000
(Sales on account)

 

June 15. Payment of creditors in full settlement of account Rs. 4,900 of June 5th transaction.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
 June15Account Payable_ Ali Store5,000
          Cash4,900
          Discount100
(Reduced liability of Ali Store and received discount)

 

June 20. Received from debtors in full settlement of account Rs. 5,800 of June 7th transaction.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
 June20Cash5,800
Discount200
          Account Receivable _ Ahmed Brothers6,000
(Account receivable realized and discount allowed recorded)

 

June 25. Rs. 500 was privately used by Saifullah.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
June 25Drawing500
          Cash500
(Cash withdrawal by owner)

 

June 27. Purchase furniture of worth Rs. 60,000, having 10% trade discount.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
June 27Purchase54,000
          Cash54,000
(Cash purchases and trade discount )

 

June 28. Paid Salaries Rs. 1,500.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
2016
 June28Salaries1,500
           Cash1,500
(Expense paid)

 

 

Cases When Purchases are Credit?

Example # 2:  

There are five cases when purchases are recorded as credited

Case # 1 Goods Lost by Fire of Rs. 400.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
Lost by Fire400
          Purchases400

 

Case # 2 Goods Lost by Theft of Rs. 500.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
Lost by Theft500
          Purchases500

 

Case # 3 Goods distributed as Charity of Rs. 600.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
Charity600
          Purchases600

 

 Case # 4 Goods distributed as Free Sample of Rs. 700.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
Free Sample700
          Purchases700

 

Case # 5 Goods withdrawal by Owner of Rs. 800.

DateAccount Title and ExplanationsRefAmount (Rs)
DebitCredit
Drawing800
         Purchases800

 

Example # 3:  

In the table below, indicate the accounts that would be debited and credited for each of the transactions?

  1. Provide services to customers on account.
  2. Purchase land by paying cash.
  3. Purchase an insurance policy that will provide coverage for a two-year period.
  4. Acquire cash by issuing common stock.
  5. Receive payment from a customer for services that will be provided over the next six months.
  6. Cash deposited into bank.
  7. Purchased goods by cheque.
  8. Drew cash from bank for office use.
  9. Purchased goods from Miss Noreen.
  10. Cash sales made.
  11. Paid cash to Miss Noreen.
  12. Recognize expense for amount of office supplies already in stock, that had been used during the period.
  13. Discount Received by cash.
  14. Drew cash from bank for personal use of proprietor.
  15. Received cash from credit customer.
  16. Paid rent by cash.
  17. Furniture lost by fire.

 

Solution:

S.noAccount DebitedAccount Credited
1Account ReceivableService Revenue
2LandCash
3Prepaid InsuranceCash
4CashCommon stock
5CashUnearned Services
6BankCash
7PurchasesBank
8CashBank
9PurchasesAccount Payable_ Miss Noreen
10CashSales
11Account Payable_ Miss NoreenCash
12Supplies ExpenseSupplies
13CashDiscount
14DrawingBank
15CashAccount Receivable
16RentCash
17Lost by FireFurniture

 

 

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References

Mukharji, A., & Hanif, M. (2003). Financial Accounting (Vol. 1). New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.

Narayanswami, R. (2008). Financial Accounting: A Managerial Perspective. (3rd, Ed.) New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.

Ramchandran, N., & Kakani, R. K. (2007). Financial Accounting for Management. (2nd, Ed.) New Delhi: Tata McGraw Hill.

4 Comments

  1. Alexander Sebastion

    It was helpful. Keep on posting!

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  2. frolep rotrem

    Keep working ,great job!

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  3. Million

    Comment
    here is my case
    1. discovered that the balance of the cash account and the accounts payable account as of April 1 were overstated by Ru. 200. A payment as of that amount to a creditor in March had not been recorded. Journalize the Ru. 200 payment as of April 20

    Reply
  4. Monika

    mohan and sons started a computer company by investing rs 100000 in cash and furniture worth rs 50000 ,machine rs 100000,stock rs 40000, goodwill rs 40000 and building 100000

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