During its first month of operation, the Parkview Landscaping Corporation, which specializes in residential landscaping,

completed the following transactions:

July 1 Began business by making a deposit in a company bank account of $24,000, in exchange

for 4,800 shares of $5 par value common stock.

July 1 Paid the premium on a one-year insurance policy, $2,400.

July 1 Paid the current month’s rent, $2,080.

July 3 Purchased landscaping equipment from Brookwood Company, $8,800. Paid $1,200 down and the balance was

placed on account. Payments will be $400.00 per month for nineteen months. The first payment is due 8/1.

Note: Use Accounts Payable for the Balance Due.

July 8 Purchased landscaping supplies from Lakeside Company on credit, $780.

July 12 Paid utility bill for July, $308.

July 16 Received cash for landscaping revenue for the first half of July, $2,724.

July 19 Made payment on account to Lakeside Company, $400.

July 31 Received cash for landscaping revenue for the last half of July, $2,620.

July 31 Declared and paid cash dividend of $1,600.

Prepare journal entries to record the July transactions in the General Journal below. Use the following account names for journal entries.

General Journal Chart of Accounts: Account Title (Normal Balance)

Date Description(Account Name) Debit Credit

7/1/2012 Cash 24,000 Assets

Common Sotck 24,000 Cash (Debit)

Prepaid Insurance (Debit)

7/1/2012 Prepaid Insurance 2400 Landscaping Supplies (Debit)

Cash 2400 Landscaping Equipment (Debit)

Accum Depr -Equipment (Credit)

7/1/2012 Rent Expense 2080

Cash 2080 Liabilities

Accounts Payable (Credit)

7/3/2012 Income Tax Payable (Credit)

Stockholders Equity

Common Stock (Credit)

Retained Earnings (Credit)

Dividends (Debit)


Landscaping Revenue (Credit)


Rent Expense (Debit)

Utility Expense (Debit)

Insurance Expense (Debit)

Supplies Expense (Debit)

Depreciation Expense (Debit)

Income Tax Expense (Debit)

28480 28480

Note: Remember that Debits must equal Credits – All of your Journal Entries should balance.