On January 1, 2009, the first day of the fiscal year, the City of Carter received notification that a federal grant in the amount of $550,000 was approved. The grant was restricted for the payment of wages to teenagers for summer employment. The terms of the grant permitted reimbursement only after payment was made; the grant could be used over a two-year period. The following data pertain to operations of the Summer Employment Grant Fund, a special revenue fund of the City of Carter, during the year ended December 31, 2009.
Show entries in general journal form to record the following events and transactions in the accounts of the Summer Employment Grant Fund:
1.The budget was recorded. It provided for Estimated Revenues for the year in the amount of $275,000, and for Appropriations in the amount of $275,000.
2.A temporary loan of $275,000 was received from the General Fund.
3.During the year, teenagers earned and were paid $267,000 under the terms of the Summer Employment program. An additional $5,000 is accrued as payable on December 31. Recognize the receivable and revenue (include the $5,000 wages payable).
4.Each month a properly documented request for reimbursement was sent to the federal government; checks for $248,000 were received.
5.Necessary closing entries were made.
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