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Part 1. Internal Controls
List the 5 most widely accepted components of internal control. Then, in your own words, write 1-2 paragraphs describing the purpose of internal controls. Provide examples, as appropriate. Use this week’s content, readings, and your LIRN resources or the Internet, as needed, to support your answer.

Part 2. Dardano Enterprises Bank Reconciliation
The June 30 bank statement for Dardano Enterprises shows a balance of $79,310. Dardano Enterprises, however, shows a cash balance of $67,000. In addition, Dardano’s had the following information:

1.$4,500 in deposits made, but not appearing on the June 30 bank statement.
2.A $15,300 check written but not appearing on the June bank statement.
3.One check written for the purchase of Supplies erroneously recorded for $670 but appears on the bank statement as $760.
4.Monthly service charges listed on the banks statement are $275. Dardano has already recorded the effect of $175 of those charges.
5.A customer payment for a $1,700 receivable was collected by the bank but not yet recorded by Hayley.

a.Prepare the bank reconciliation for Dardano Enterprises as of June 30. Enter your answers in the shaded areas of the bank reconciliation below.

Dardano Enterprises
Bank Reconciliation
June 30

Balance per bank statement
Add: Deposits in transit
Deduct: Outstanding checks
Actual cash balance

Balance per company records
Add: Collection of receivable
Deduct: Error
Service charges
Actual cash balance

b.Now prepare the necessary journal entries resulting from the reconciliation. Enter your answers in the shaded areas of the journal below.

General Journal
Date Account Names Debit Credit
June 30 Cash
Accounts Receivable
To record collection of receivable by the bank
June 30 Supplies
To record correction.
June 30 Service Charge Expense
To record bank service charge.

Part 3. Bixler Company’s Petty Cash
Bixler Company establishes a petty cash fund for $250 on April 1. On April 30, the fund’s custodian prepares a report showing $165 in cash remaining and receipts of $17 for miscellaneous items, $35 for postage, and $32 for supplies. The custodian then gives the report to the accountant, who replenishes the fund.

Prepare any necessary journal entries for the month of April. Hint: A journal entry is made to record the establishment of the fund. No entries are made as payments are made from the fund, but are made when the fund is replenished. Don’t forget to check for cash over or cash short before making the entries. Enter your answers in the shaded areas of the journal below.

General Journal
Date Account Names Debit Credit
April 1

To record creation of petty cash fund.
April 30

To record expenses and replenishment of petty cash fund.

Part 4. Cash and Cash Equivalents
Indicate, with a yes or no, whether the item listed would be reported as cash and cash equivalents. Enter your answer in the shaded box next to each.

Commercial paper, maturing in 120 days
Certificate of deposit, maturing in 45 days
Cash on hand
Undeposited checks from customers
Common stock
Commercial paper, maturing in 60 days

Part 5. Bedford’s Cash and Cash Equivalents
On December 31, 2012, Bedford Company has $25,000 of cash in a checking account. The company invested in the following items during November and December of 2012:
One-month Treasury bills (T-bills) $10,000
Certificate of deposit, maturing 1/15/2014 30,000
Common Stock 55,000
Commercial paper, maturing 1/31/2013 60,000

60-day Treasury bills $15,000
Certificate of deposit, maturing 2/15/2013 20,000
Preferred Stock 40,000

What is the total of cash and cash equivalents that should be reported on the December 31, 2012 balance sheet? Enter the items that should be included in the shaded areas below to determine the total. The first one has been done for you. HINT: Review each item to determine which ones are readily convertible into cash and have an original maturity of three months or less.

Checking Account $25,000
One-month T-bills $10,000

Total cash equivalents `
Total cash and cash equivalents, December 31, 2012


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