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ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Simple Trading and Profit and Loss Account Example 2 

From the following trial balance of J Nhiwatiwa after his first year’s trading, you are required to
draw up a trading and profit and loss account for the year ended 30 June 20X8. A balance sheet is
not required.

 $$
DRCR
Sales265,900
Purchases154,870
Rent4,200
Lighting and heating expenses530
Salaries and wages51,400
Insurance2,100
Buildings85,000
Fixtures1,100
Debtors31,300
Sundry expenses412
Creditors15,910
Cash at bank14,590
Drawings30,000
Vans16,400
Motor running expenses4,110
Capital114,202

396,012

396,012

Stock at 30 June 20X8 was $16,280.

Solution

J Nhiwatiwa

Trading and Profit and Loss Account for the year ended 30 June 2018

 $$
Sales265,900
Less Cost of Goods Sold:
Purchases154,870
Less closing stock

(16,280)

(138,590)

127,310

Less expenses:

Rent4,200
Lighting and heating expenses530
Salaries and wages51,400
Insurance2,100
Sundry expenses412
Motor running expenses4,110

(62,752)

64,558

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By | 2017-01-17T11:14:49+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|0 Comments

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