At the end of the year, the adjusted trial balance for Devonshire Corporation contains the following
amounts for the income statement accounts. (The balance in each account is the normal
balance for that type of account.)
1. Prepare all necessary journal entries to close Devonshire Corporation’s accounts at the end of
2. Assume that the accountant for Devonshire forgets to record the closing entries. What will be
the effect on net income for the following year? Explain your answer.