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1 February, 11:41

On December 31, 20xx, ABC company needed to record its accrued wages for year-end. If December 31 is a Thursday, then ABC company must account for four days of wages. The Company operates on a five-day workweek, the week's gross pay is $70,000, and the net pay is $42,000. What is the amount of earnings the company would need to record in the adjusting entry to be made on December 31st for the accrued wages?

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  1. 1 February, 13:03
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    The adjusting entry is shown below:

    Salary expense A/c Dr $56,000

    To Salary payable A/c $33,600

    To Deductions payable A/c $22,400

    (Being the accrued wages are recorded and the remaining balance is credited to deductions payable account)

    The computations are shown below:

    For salary expense, it would be

    = $70,000 * 4 days : 5 days

    = $56,000

    For salary payable, it would be

    = $42,000 * 4 days : 5 days

    = $33,600
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