TRANSACTIONS FOR FUND STATEMENTS AND GOVERNMENT-WIDE STATEMENTS

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Option #1: Transactions for Fund Statements and Government-wide Statements

Preston Village engaged in the following transactions:

  • It issued $20 million in bonds to purchase a new municipal office building. The proceeds were recorded in a capital projects fund.
  • It acquired the building for $20 million.
  • It recognized, as appropriate, $300,000 of depreciation on municipal vehicles.
  • It transferred $2,060,000 from the general fund to a debt service fund.
  • It paid $60,000 in interest on long-term debt and repaid $2 million of principal on the same long-term debt.
  • It sold for $5 million village land that had been acquired for $4 million. The proceeds were recorded in the general fund.

Instructions:

Answer the following question based on the transactions outlined:

  1. For each of the transactions, prepare journal entries to record them in appropriate governmental funds (which are accounted for on a modified accrual basis).
  2. Prepare journal entries to reflect how the transactions would be reflected in government-wide statements (which are prepared on a full accrual basis).
  3. How can governments justify preparing two sets of financial statements, each on a different basis?

In your analysis, include the following:

  1. An introduction
  2. Requirements 1 – 3 (don’t forget to show your work)
  3. Conclusion

Paper Requirements:

  • Submit your responses to the questions in a 1- to 2-page document in MSWord. Label each question clearly. For computations, please include them in a table.
  • For written answers, please make sure your responses are well written.
  • Follow the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA.
  • The required number of pages for the assignment does not include the title page and the reference page.
  • Reach out to your instructor if you have any questions about the assignment.

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School: Rice University

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Introduction
There are two sets of financial statements that are used in financial accounts. In this
module we are going to study financial statements which either fall under full or modified
accrual basis. For a modified basis, cash and short term liabilities and assets are the focal points
while long-term liabilities and assets are not entered for instance depreciations. On a full accrual
basis, all responses on economic activities are entered. However, consolidations of statements on
a full accrual basis e...

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