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The labor cost summary for the Martinez Manufacturing Company shows that wages and salaries earned (assume all

earnings are fully taxable) by the employees for the period were as follows:


Direct labor:

Regular time $190,000

Overtime 20,000 $210,000

Indirect labor 25,000

Administrative salaries 45,000

Sales salaries 40,000

Total wages and salaries $320,000


For this problem, assume the following tax rates:


FICA—Employer and employee, each 8%

State unemployment tax—4%

FUTA—1%

Federal income tax withholding—10% of earnings


For each of the transactions listed below, indicate the account(s) and amount(s) to be debited and credited. Designate the accounts by the identifying letters.


Debit Credit

ACCOUNT TRANSACTION Acct. Amt. Acct. Amt. Scoring

A. Work in Process 1. Give the general journal

B. Accounts Payable entry to record payroll.

C. State Unemployment

Tax Payable 2. Give the general journal

D. Sales Salaries entry to record the

E. Payroll Taxes Expense— distribution of the labor

Sales Salaries cost summary data for

F. Payroll Taxes Expense— the period.

Administrative Salaries

G. Payroll

H. Employees Income Tax 3. Give the general journal

Payable entry to record payment

I. FUTA Tax Payable of the payroll

J. FICA Tax Payable

K. Factory Overhead 4. Give the general journal

L. Cash entry to record the

M. Administrative Salaries employer's tax liability

N. Wages Payable for the payroll.

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