Government & Non Profit Accounting Essay

Q1. The following are statements for the use of Proprietary Funds State whether the following are true or false. For the false items, explain why they are false.

a.Enterprise Funds are used only when all services are provided to non-governmental entities, and Internal Service Funds are used only when all services are provided to governmental agencies that are a part of the reporting government.

b.Enterprise Funds use the economic resources measurement focus and full accrual basis of accounting only when they want to compute the costs of services; otherwise, they use the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting.

Q.2. Towry School District accepts donations that are used to provide awards to graduating seniors. Record the following transactions in the Towry Private Purpose Trust Fund – Awards Fund.Also, prepare a statement of changes in fiduciary net position for the Fund for the year ended December 31, 2013.This is the first year of operation for the Towry Private Purpose Trust Fund – Awards Fund.

a.Hannah Banana, noted philanthropist, donates marketable securities worth $600,000 to the District, stipulating that all earnings on the securities be used for awards to graduates.

b.The District receives dividends on the securities in the amount of $15,000.

c.The District makes various awards to graduating seniors in the amount of $20,000.

d.When the District prepares financial statements at the end of the year, the marketable securities have a fair value of $590,000.

Q3. Following are December 31, 2013 trial balances (budgetary accounts excluded) for the General Fund, Debt Service Fund, and Capital Projects Fund for Hebert County.

Prepare a governmental funds balance sheet and a statement of revenues, expenditures, and changes in fund balances as of and for the year ended December 31, 2013.

The General Fund had encumbrances of $25 outstanding on December 31, 2013.

DebitsCredits

General Fund

Cash$1,900

Property taxes receivable – delinquent330

Allowance for uncollectible property taxes$10

Accounts payable120

Deferred revenues250

Unassigned fund balance, January 1, 20131,720

Revenues – property taxes3,200

Revenues – licenses and fees350

Revenues – parks admissions fees40

Investment income220

Expenditures – general government360

Expenditures – public safety1,800

Expenditures – public works840

Expenditures – parks and culture350

Transfer out to Debt Service Fund250

Transfer out to Capital Projects Fund80____Totals$5,910 $5,910

Debt Service Fund

Cash$70

Assigned fund balance, January 1, 2013$60

Expenditures – bond principal110

Expenditures – interest130

Transfer in from General Fund___ 250

Totals$310$310

Capital Projects Fund

Cash$240

Expenditures – capital outlay420

Transfer in from General Fund$80

Proceeds of bonds___ 580

Totals$660$660