Chapter 2 Solutions - SUGGESTED ANSWERS TO THE PROBLEMS 2.1...

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SUGGESTED ANSWERS TO THE PROBLEMS 2.1 Some of the changes in the chart of accounts for each type of entity include the following: a. University No equity or summary drawing accounts. Instead, have a fund balances section for each type of fund. Several types of funds, with a separate chart of accounts for each. The current fund is used for operating expenses, but not capital expenditures. Loan funds are used to account for scholarships and loans. Endowment funds are used to account for resources obtained from specific donors, generally with the objective that principal be preserved and that income be used for a specific purpose. Plant funds are used for major capital expenditures. Most fund categories would be further divided into restricted and unrestricted categories. Unlikely to have Notes Receivable, but may have Accounts Receivable for students who pay tuition in installment payments. Tuition and fees would be one source of revenue. Others include gifts, investment income, sales of services, and, for public universities, state appropriations. Student loans are an asset; student deposits are a liability.
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