Accounting assignment: Revenue transaction

Dec 14th, 2015
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Accounting
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Question description

Salem would like to expand his business and has borrowed $100,000. As a condition for making this loan, the bank requires that the business maintain a current ratio of at least 1.5.

The expansion costs have brought the current ratio to 1.4 on Dec. 15. To avoid this decrease in current ratio Salem record in December $10,000 of revenue that the business will earn in January of next year. The contract for this job has been sign.

Requirements:

1- Journalize the revenue transaction, and indicate how recording this revenue in December would affect the current ratio.

2- Discuss whether it is ethical to record the revenue transaction in December. Identify the accounting principle relevant to this situation, and give the reasons underlying your conclusion.

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