1. Employees are paid every Saturday for the preceding work week. If a balance sheet is prepared on Wednesday, December 31, what does the amount of wages earned during the first three days of the week (12/29, 12/30, 12/31) represent? Explain.
2. (a) How are the components of revenues and expenses different for a merchandising company? (b) Explain the income measurement process of a merchandising company.
3. What differences are there between the trial balance before closing and the trial balance after closing with respect to the following accounts?
(a) Accounts Payable.
(b) Expense accounts.
(c) Revenue accounts.
(d) Retained Earnings account.