HI5001 Accounting for Business Decisions

Assessment Task – Tutorial Questions
Unit Code: HI5001
Unit Name: Accounting for Business Decisions
Assignment: Tutorial Questions 2
Due: 11:30pm 26th June 2020
Weighting: 25%
Total Assignment Marks: 50 marks
Purpose: This assignment is designed to assess your level of knowledge of the key topics covered in
this unit
Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed:

1. Analyze how various transactions will affect the accounting equation, the balance sheet, and the
income statement and communicate this to a range of stakeholders;
2. Apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information from multiple sources to make decisions
about the financial performance of entities including assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, revenue
and expenses;
3. Employ information technologies to analyze transaction data and financial statement to facilitate
data-driven decision-making;
4. Assess the impact of taxation and other liabilities, relevant legislation and industry codes of
practice on business and define management strategies.

Description: Each week students were provided with three tutorial questions of varying degrees of
difficulty. These tutorial questions are available in the Tutorial Folder for each week on Blackboard.
The Interactive Tutorials are designed to assist students with the process, skills and knowledge to
answer the provided tutorial questions. Your task is to answer a selection of tutorial questions for
weeks 6 to 10 inclusive and submit these answers in a single document.
The questions to be answered are:
Week 6
Fiona Sporty uses a purchases journal, a cash payments journal, a sales journal, a cash receipts journal
and a general journal. Indicate in which journals the following transactions are most likely to be
a) Purchased inventories on credit (2 marks)
b) Sales of inventory on credit (2 marks)
c) Received payment of a customer’s account (2 marks)
d) Payment of monthly rent by cheque (2 marks)
e) End of period closing entries (2 marks)
Week 7
Below is information about Lisa Ltd’s cash position for the month of June 2019.
1. The general ledger Cash at Bank account had a balance of $21,200 on 31 May.
2. The cash receipts journal showed total cash receipts of $292,704 for June.
3. The cash payments journal showed total cash payments of $265,074 for June.
4. The June bank statement reported a bank balance of $41,184 on 30 June.
5. Outstanding cheques at the end of June were: no. 3456, $1,448; no. 3457, $84; no. 3460, $70 and
no. 3462, $410.
6. Cash receipts of $10,090 for 30 June were not included in the June bank statement.
7. Included on the bank statement were:

a dishonoured cheque written by a client James Ltd, $136
a credit for an electronic transfer from a customer of $644
interest earned, $44
account and transaction fees, $120

a) Update the cash receipts and cash payments journals by adding the necessary adjustments and
calculate the total cash receipts and cash payments for June. (4 marks)
b) Post from cash receipts and cash payments journals to the Cash at Bank ledger account and
balance the account. (1 mark)
c) Prepare a bank reconciliation statement at 30 June. (4 marks)
d) What is the amount of cash that should be reported on the 30 June balance sheet? (1 mark)
Week 8
On 1 June, Mason and Boyce had Accounts Receivable and Allowance for Doubtful Debts accounts as
below. Ignore GST.
During June, the following transactions occurred:
1. Revenue earned on credit, $1,195,000.
2. Sales returns, $24,100.
3. Accounts receivable collected, $1,400,000.
4. Accounts written off as uncollectable, $15,851.
Based on an ageing of accounts receivable on 30 June, the firm determined that the Allowance for
Doubtful Debts account should have a credit balance of $13,500 on the balance sheet as at 30 June.
Ignore GST.
(a) Prepare general journal entries to record the four transactions and to adjust the Allowance for
Doubtful Debts account. (5 marks)
(b) Show how accounts receivable and the allowance for doubtful debts would appear on the balance
sheet at 30 June. (3 marks)
(c) On 29 June, Kim Ltd, whose $2,400 account had been written off as uncollectable in June, paid its
account in full. Prepare journal entries to record the collection. (2 marks)
Week 9
Tamworth Trading Ltd is a company operating in the retail sector. The beginning inventory of Product
EF5089 and information about purchases and sales made during June are shown below.

UnitsUnit price $

Tamworth Trading Ltd uses the perpetual inventory system, and all purchases and sales are on credit.
Selling price is $5 per unit. A stocktake on 30 June revealed 7,700 units in inventory. Ignore GST.
a) Using the FIFO method, prepare an appropriate inventory record for Product EF5089 for June. (8
b) Prepare an income statement down to the gross profit for Tamworth Trading Ltd for June. (2
Week 10
Nevertire Ltd purchased a delivery van costing $52,000. It is expected to have a residual value of
$12,000 at the end of its useful life of 4 years or 200,000 kilometres. Ignore GST.
a) Assume the van was purchased on 1 July 2019 and that the accounting period ends on 30 June.
Calculate the depreciation expense for the year 2019–20 using each of the following depreciation
methods (6 marks)

diminishing balance (depreciation rate has been calculated as 31%)
units of production (assume the van was driven 78,000 kilometres during the financial year)

b) Record the adjusting entries for the depreciation at 30 June 2021 using diminishing balance
method. (2 marks)
c) Show how the van would appear in the balance sheet prepared at the end of year 2 using Straightline method. (2 marks)
Submission Directions:
The assignment has to be submitted via Blackboard. Each student will be permitted one submission
to Blackboard only. Each student needs to ensure that the document submitted is the correct one.
Academic Integrity
Academic honesty is highly valued at Holmes Institute. Students must always submit work that
represents their original words or ideas. If any words or ideas used in a class posting or assignment
submission do not represent the student’s original words or ideas, the student must cite all relevant
sources and make clear the extent to which such sources were used. Written assignments that include
material similar to course reading materials or other sources should include a citation including source,
author, and page number.
In addition, written assignments that are similar or identical to those of another student in the class is
also a violation of the Holmes Institute’s Academic Conduct and Integrity Policy. The consequence for
a violation of this policy can incur a range of penalties varying from a 50% penalty through to
suspension of enrolment. The penalty would be dependent on the extent of academic misconduct
and the student’s history of academic misconduct issues.
All assessments will be automatically submitted to SelfAssign to assess their originality.
Further Information:
For further information and additional learning resources, students should refer to their Discussion
Board for the unit.

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