On January 3, 2017, Ale Hab, an ex-manager of the CBE Bole Branch, established his
own consultancy business. He named his business "AH Consultancy Services". The objective of the business is to render financial consultancy services to clients on a fee basis. Belows are business activities occurred during the first month of operation of the firm (3 to 31 of January, 2017).
1 Alemu deposited $20,000 cash in a bank account in the name of his business - AH Consultancy Services (Deposit slip # 1). He has $250,000 cash in his personal bank account with Dashen Bank and $50,000 cash in a safe deposit box at home.
2 Alemu transferred furniture worth $30,000 from his home for office uses by AH Consultancy Services (Asset receipt note #1). He also has extra home furniture, residential house and personal car worth $620,000, $800,000 and $360,000, respectively.
3 Alemu purchased office supplies worth $5,000 from various suppliers agreeing to pay the sum within two weeks (Purchase invoice #1). Two-fifth of the supplies will be used for personal purposes while the remaining is for use by AH. Three-fifth of the liability is arranged to be settled from business cash sources.
4 AH received $20,000 cash for consultancy services it rendered to a cash client (Cash sales invoice #1).
5 AH paid $3,000 cash for advertising aired through ETV (Cash payment voucher #1).
6 AH forecasted that services fees in the next two weeks will amount to $5,000.
7 AH received $10,000 additional cash investment from its owner (Cash receipt note #1).
8 AH rendered consultancy services worth $15,000 to clients who promised to pay the sum within a month (Credit sales invoice #1).
9 AH sold one of the furniture invested by its owner for $5,000 cash (Cash receipt note #2). The furniture had a recorded value of $5,000.
10 AH collected $5,000 cash from clients who received services in item-8 above (Cash receipt note #3).
11 AH paid $2,000 cash to suppliers on credit (Cash payment voucher #2).
12 AH purchased a used car for business purposes. The business paid $8,000 cash for the car (Cash payment voucher #3). Brokers estimated that the car currently worth only $5,000 and the Inland Revenue assessed the car at $12,000 for property tax purposes.
13 AH borrowed $4,000 cash from Dashen Bank (Cash receipt note #4). The loan is repayable over ten months.
14 AH employed an accountant and a secretary for monthly salary of $1,200 and $700, respectively (Employment contract #2 and #4).
15 AH incurred and paid for the following expenses(Cash payment voucher #4)
· Wages................................................. $6,000
· Rent.................................................... 4,500
· Utilities................................................ 1,200
· Others.................................................. 800
16 AH determined that cost of supplies remained on hand at the end of the current month total $1,300 (Supplies inventory report #1).
17 AH paid $450 cash to Dashen Bank consisting of $400 principal and $50 one month interest on part of the loan due in January (Cash payment voucher #5).
18 AH paid its owner $5,000 cash to pay house utility expenses (Cash payment voucher #6).
a) Analyze and record the above events in the financial records of AH Consultancy Services
b) And prepare financial statements for the business for the month of January 2017.
On March 1, 2002, Tahir, a famous businessman in Addis, opened a business named "Universal Garage" which is organized as a sole proprietorship. The business renders car repair, maintenance and related services for fees. Below are selected transactions completed by Universal Garage in March 2002 and its chart of accounts.
Mar 1 Received the following assets from its owner, Tahir:
Cash....................................... Br, 8,300
Supplies ................................. 2,000
Office Equipment................... 10,000
2 Borrowed Br 5,000 from Dashen Bank
3 Paid Br 1,800 for rent on a building leased for business purposes
3 Purchased welding and other repair machinery for Br 3,600 cash
4 Paid Br 200 for a radio advertisement
8 Sold for Br 200 cash an old office equipment with a recorded cost of Br 200
13 Paid weekly salary Br 1,200
16 Received Br 4,400 from services rendered on cash
20 Paid weekly salary Br 1,200
20 Received Br500 royalties for idle repair machinery it leased to other businesses
20 Delivered service on credit, Br 6,000
21 Purchased additional repair machinery on account for Br 2,000 from Sámi-Engineers
23 Received Br 5,000 additional cash investment from its owner
24 Repaid Br 1,000 bank loan and paid Br 100 interest on bank loan
26 Purchased supplies for Br 800 cash
27 Paid Br 100 for customer entertainment and other items
27 Paid weekly salary Br 1,200
31 Paid Br 500 for electricity and other utilities consumed during the month
31 Received Br 4,200 cash from credit customers
31 Paid Tahir Br 1,800 for personal uses
b) Chart of accounts
Chart of Accounts
110 CURRENT ASSETS
112 Accounts Receivable
116 Prepaid Rent
117 Prepaid Insurance
120 PLANT ASSETS
123.1 Accumulated Depreciation-Machinery
125 Office Equipment
125.1 Accumulated Depreciation-Office Equipment
210 CURRENT LIABILITIES
211 Account Payable
213 Salaries Payable
216 Interest Payable
220 NON-CURRENT LIABILITIES
221 Long-term Bank Loan
300 OWNER'S EQUITY
301 Tahir, Capital
302 Tahir, Drawings
303 Incomes Summary
401 Fees Earned
410 Other Income
501 Salary Expenses
502 Supplies Expenses
503 Rent Expenses
504 Insurance Expenses
505 Depreciation Expenses
506 Interest Expenses
510 Miscellaneous Expenses
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