In 2012, Newport City created a special revenue fund to help fund the
911 emergency call center. The center is to be funded through a legally
restricted tax on cellular phones. No budget is recorded.
2. During the first year of operations, revenues from the newly imposed tax
totaled $450,000. Of this amount, $380,000 has been received in cash
and the remainder will be received within 60 days of the end of the fiscal
3. Expenditures (salaries) incurred through the operation of the 911 emergency
call center totaled $370,000. Of this amount, $320,000 was paid
4. During the year the state government awarded Newport City a grant to
reimburse the City’s costs (not to exceed $150,000) for the purpose of
training new 911 operators. During the year, the City paid $147,500 (not
reflected in the expenditures above) to train new operators for the 911
emergency call center and billed the state government.
5. $134,000 of the amount billed to the state had been received by yearend.
a. Prepare the journal entries for the above transactions. It is not necessary
to use control accounts and subsidiary ledgers. Prepare Closing
entries for year-end.
b. Prepare a Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund
Balance for the Special Revenue Fund.
c. Prepare a Balance Sheet, assuming there are no committed or assign