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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Accounting
Ch. 2 - Transaction Analysis
Ch. 3 - Accrual Accounting Concepts
Ch. 4 - Merchandising Operations
Ch. 5 - Inventory
Ch. 6 - Internal Controls and Reporting Cash
Ch. 7 - Receivables and Investments
Ch. 8 - Long Lived Assets
Ch. 9 - Current Liabilities
Ch. 10 - Time Value of Money
Ch. 11 - Long Term Liabilities
Ch. 12 - Stockholders' Equity
Ch. 13 - Statement of Cash Flows
Ch. 14 - Financial Statement Analysis
Ch. 15 - GAAP vs IFRS
The Supplies account contains the value of general office or warehouse supplies, such as pens, paper, and notebooks. We adjust the account for the amount of supplies used up during the period.

Concept #1: Adjusting Journal Entries: Supplies (Accrual Accounting Method)

Concept #2: Adjusting Journal Entries: Supplies (Cash Basis to Accrual Method)

Practice: A company has $350 in its supplies account at the beginning of the year. Throughout the year, the company purchased an additional $500 worth of supplies, which it recorded to the supplies account. The year-end count of office supplies revealed a remaining balance of $400. The entry to adjust the balance of the supplies account would include: