Bank reconciliation and entries

Obj. 5 The cash account for Collegiate Sports Co. on November 1, 20Y9, indicated a balance of $81,145. During November, the total cash deposited was $293,150, and checks written totaled $307,360. The bank statement indicated a balance of $112,675 on November 30, 20Y9. Comparing the bank statement, the canceled checks, and the accompanying memos with the records revealed the following reconciling items:

  1. Checks outstanding totaled $41,840.
  2. A deposit of $12,200, representing receipts of November 30, had been made too late to appear on the bank statement.
  3. A check for $7,250 had been incorrectly charged by the bank as $2,750.
  4. A check for $760 returned with the statement had been recorded by Collegiate Sports Co. as $7,600. The check was for the payment of an obligation to Ramirez Co. on account.
  5. The bank had collected for Collegiate Sports Co. $7,385 on a note left for collection. The face of the note was $7,000.
  6. Bank service charges for November amounted to $125.
  7. A check for $2,500 from Hallen Academy was returned by the bank because of insufficient funds.
    Instructions
  8. Prepare a bank reconciliation as of November 30, 20Y9.
    Answer
    Check Figure: Adjusted balance: $78,535
  9. Journalize the necessary entries.
  10. If a balance sheet were prepared for Collegiate Sports Co. on November 30, 20Y9, what amount should be reported as cash?

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