Miters Company purchases $15,000 of raw materials on account, and it occurs $23,900 of factory...

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Miters Company purchases $15,000 of raw materials on account, and it occurs $23,900 of factory labor costs.

Journalize the two transactions on March 31, assuming the labor costs are not paid until April.

Journal Entries:

Recording journal entries in the general journal are the first step of the accounting cycle. All accounting transactions are recorded in the journal with debit and credit to the respective ledger accounts.

Answer and Explanation:


The journal entries to record transactions as on Mar 31:


Date Account titles & explanations Amount($) Amount($)
Mar 31 Raw material inventory $15,000.00
Accounts payable $15,000.00
(to record purchase of materials on account)
Mar 31 Factory labor expenses $23,900.00
Accrued expenses payable $23,900.00
(to record labor expenses incurred but yet to be paid)


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