Journal entry is first step in accounting cycle. In order to understand accounting, you need to practice journal entry problems and solutions. Following are important journal entry problems and solutions.

Problem 1:

On April 01, 2016 Anees started business with Rs. 100,000 and other transactions for the month are:

2. Purchase Furniture for Cash Rs. 7,000.

8. Purchase Goods for Cash Rs. 2,000 and for Credit Rs. 1,000 from Khalid Retail Store.

14. Sold Goods to Khan Brothers Rs. 12,000 and Cash Sales Rs. 5,000.

18. Owner withdrew of worth Rs. 2,000 for personal use.

22. Paid Khalid Retail Store Rs. 500.

26. Received Rs. 10,000 from Khan Brothers.

30. Paid Salaries Expense Rs. 2,000


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Problems 2:

Prepare general journal entries for the following transactions of a business called Pose for Pics in 2016:

Aug. 1: Hashim Khan, the owner, invested Rs. 57,500 cash and Rs. 32,500 of photography equipment in the business.

      04: Paid Rs. 3,000 cash for an insurance policy covering the next 24 months.

      07: Services are performed and clients are billed for Rs. 10,000.

      13: Purchased office supplies for Rs. 1,400. Cash paid Rs. 400 and remaining outstanding.

      20: Received Rs. 2,000 cash in photography fees earned previously.

      24: The client immediately pays Rs. 15,000 for services to be performed at a later date.

29: In addition, the business acquires photography equipment. The purchase price is Rs. 100,000, pays Rs. 25,000 cash and signs a note for the balance.


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Problem 3:

On March 2017, Farhan Rahim, starts wholesaling business. Following transactions as follows:

1. He started business with capital of Rs. 15,000 and Land worth Rs. 10,000.

8. Bought goods from Bilal and Friends Rs. 1,000 and by cash from XYZ Co. Rs 2,000.

13. However, sold goods to Rehman & sons Rs. 1,500 and sale by cash Rs. 5,000.

17. Gave away charity of cash Rs. 50 and merchandising worth Rs. 30.

21. Paid Bilal and Friends cash Rs. 975; discount received Rs. 25.

28. Received cash from Rehman & Sons Rs. 1,450; allowed him discount of Rs. 50.

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Problem 4:

Shah Sauood Marine is a boat repair yard. During August 2016, its transactions included the following:

03. Loan taken from Habib Bank Ltd. of Rs. 25,000. Rs. 20,000 withdrawn for business and remaining in the bank a/c.

06. Paid rent for the month of August Rs. 4,400 and accrued rent expenses was Rs. 600.

12. At request of Kiwi Insurance, Inc, made repairs on boat of Jon Seaways. Sent bill for Rs. 5,620 for services rendered to Kiwi Insurance Inc. (credit Repair Service Revenue).

18. Made repairs to boat of Dennis Copper and collected in full the charge of Rs. 2,830.

20. After that, placed Advertisement in The Dawn of Rs. 165, payment to be made within 30 days.

25. Received a check for 5,620 from Kiwi Insurance Inc representing collection of the receivable of August 12.

30. Sent check to The Dawn in payment of the liability incurred on August 20.



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Problems 5:

1st January, 2017, Saeed Ahmad started business other transactions for the month of June as follows:

02. Purchased from Kareem goods of list price of Rs. 6,000 subject to 10% trade discount by cash.

04. Sold goods to Din Muhammad Rs. 800 and cash sales of Rs. 200.

10. Distributed goods worth Rs. 200 as free samples and goods taken away by the proprietor for personal use Rs. 100.

12. Received discount Rs 20 and Commission Rs 500.

17. Goods returned by Din Muhammad Rs. 200 and payment other outstanding amount.

24. Furniture lost by fire of worth Rs. 500.

30. Bad Debts during the period was Rs.100.



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    Prepare Journal entry:
    1. Paid €3,000 cash on accounts payable.
    2. Collected €1,000 of accounts receivable.
    3. Purchased additional office equipment for €2,000, paying €500 in cash and the balance on account.
    4. Earned revenue of €10,000, of which €3,500 is received in cash and the others on account.
    5. Paid salaries €1,500, rent for July €900, and advertising expense €400.
    6. Incurred utilities expense for month on account €150.
    7. Received €5,000 from Capital Bank (money borrowed as a note payable).

    • Rogelio Macion

      1. Account Payable 3,000
      Cash. 3,000

      2. Cash. 1,000
      Acc. Receiv. 1,000

      3. Equipment. 2,000
      Cash 500
      Acc. Pay. 1,500

      4. Cash. 3,500
      Bank. 6,500
      Revenue. 10,000

      5. Salaries Ex 1,500
      Rent Ex. 900
      Ad. Ex. 400
      Cash. 2,800

      6. Utilities 150
      Utilities Payable. 150

      7. Cash. 5,000
      Notes Payable. 5,000

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    Loan taken RS. 200000 from union bank and paid for following

    company registration expenses RS. 80000
    computer purchased for office use RS.45000
    furniture RS.20000

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    what is the journal entry of this question?

    • Zaheer Swati

      Cash 200,000
      Bank Loan 200,000

      Reg. Exp. 80,000
      Cash 80,000

      Computer 45,000
      Furniture 20,000
      Cash 65,000

      Bank 55,000
      Cash 55,000

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    2. Paid rent for three months at Rs.2500 per month
    3. Bought office equipment from B&Co. for Rs. 10000, paid to them Rs.3000 and promised to pay
    the balance after two months.
    4. Rendered services to clients and received cash Rs. 5000
    5. Purchase supplies for cash Rs. 400
    6. Paid salaries to staff Rs. 5400
    7. Bought furniture for Rs. 3200,paid to K&Co. Rs.1200 and promised to pay balance after one
    8. Withdrew cash for personal use Rs. 3000
    9. Billed to Nasir for services rendered Rs. 12500
    10. Received from Nasir Rs.5000

    a. Prepare journal entries
    b. Post to ledger accounts
    c. Prepare a trial balance at July 31,2005

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    2. On January 5, 2019, purchases equipment on account for $3,500, payment due within the month.
    3. On January 9, 2019, receives $4,000 cash in advance from a customer for services not yet rendered/Delivered/performed.
    4. On January 10, 2019, provides $5,500 in services to a customer who asks to be billed for the services.
    5. On January 12, 2019, Paid cash for electric bill, $75.00.
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    8. On January 18, 2019, Paid cash to owner for personal use, $1,000
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    Aug. 03 Bought goods for cash 300
    Aug. 05 Bought furniture for cash 2,000
    Aug. 07 Sold goods to Nasir 1,000
    Aug. 10 Purchase goods from Salman & Co. 300
    Aug. 17 Sold goods for cash 150
    Aug. 20 Received cash from Nasir $900 and allowed him discount $100
    Aug. 24 Paid salary to clerk 50
    Aug. 26 Paid cash to Salman & Co. $290 and received discount $10
    Aug. 27 Bought weighting scale & iron safe for cash 185
    Aug. 30 Paid general expenses for the current month 50
    Aug. 30 Paid rent 100
    Aug. 30 Paid salary 500
    Aug. 31 Paid trade expenses 30

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    • Aruna

      Cash A/c Dr 100000
      Furniture a/c Dr 100000
      Machinery a/c Dr 100000
      Investment a/c Dr 50000
      Stocks a/c Dr 40000
      Building a/c Dr 100000
      To Capital a/c Cr 490000

      Bank a/c Dr 200000
      To Loan a/c Cr 200000

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