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Unformatted text preview: PROBLEMS: SET C P8-1C Spotlight Theater is located in the Eastlake Mall. A cashiers booth is located near the entrance to the theater.Two cashiers are employed.One works from 15 P . M .,the other from 59 P . M . Each cashier is bonded. The cashiers receive cash from customers and operate a machine that ejects serially numbered tickets. The rolls of tickets are inserted and locked into the machine by the theater manager at the beginning of each cashiers shift. After purchasing a ticket, the customer takes the ticket to an usher stationed at the entrance of the theater lobby some 60 feet from the cashiers booth. The usher tears the ticket in half, admits the customer, and returns the ticket stub to the customer. The other half of the ticket is dropped into a locked box by the usher. At the end of each cashiers shift, the theater manager removes the ticket rolls from the ma- chine and makes a cash count. The cash count sheet is initialed by the cashier. At the end of the day, the manager deposits the receipts in total in a bank night deposit vault located in the mall. The manager also sends copies of the deposit slip and the initialed cash count sheets to the theater company treasurer for verification and to the companys accounting department. Receipts from the first shift are stored in a safe located in the managers office. Instructions (a) Identify the internal control principles and their application to the cash receipts transactions of the Spotlight Theater. (b) If the usher and cashier decide to collaborate to misappropriate cash, what actions might they take? P8-2C Boysenberry Company maintains a petty cash fund for small expenditures.The follow- ing transactions occurred over a 2-month period. July 1 Established petty cash fund by writing a check on Landmark Bank for $200. 15 Replenished the petty cash fund by writing a check for $194.30.On this date the fund con- sisted of $5.70 in cash and the following petty cash receipts: freight-out $94.00, postage expense $42.40, entertainment expense $45.90, and miscellaneous expense $10.70. 31 Replenished the petty cash fund by writing a check for $192.00.At this date,the fund con- sisted of $8.00 in cash and the following petty cash receipts: freight-out $82.10, charitable contributions expense $30.00, postage expense $47.80, and miscellaneous expense $32.10. Aug. 15 Replenished the petty cash fund by writing a check for $188.00. On this date, the fund consisted of $12.00 in cash and the following petty cash receipts: freight-out $74.40, en- tertainment expense $41.50, postage expense $33.00, and miscellaneous expense $36.00....
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