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Primary Assumptions Made in Preparing Financial Statements Joe Hale opened a machine repair business in leased retail space paying the first month’s rent of $300 and a $1000 security deposit with

Primary Assumptions Made in Preparing Financial Statements Joe Hale opened a machine repair business in leased retail space, paying the first month’s rent of $300 and a $1,000 security deposit with a check on his personal account. He took the tools, worth about $7,500, from his garage to the shop. He also bought some equipment to get started. The new equipment had a list price of $5,000, but Joe was able to purchase it on sale at Sears for only $4,200. He charged the new equipment on his personal Sears charge card. Joe’s first customer paid $400 for services rendered, so Joe opened a checking account for the company. He completed a second job, but the customer has not paid Joe the $2,500 for his work. At the end of the first month, Joe prepared the following balance sheet and income statement:

Joe believes that he should show a greater profit next month because he won’t have large expenses for items such as tools.

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Identify the assumptions that Joe has violated and explain how each event should have been handled.

Prepare a corrected balance sheet and income statement.

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