Topic: HARVEY CITY COMPREHENSIVE CASE
The fiduciary fund used in the case is a Pension Trust Fund. Compare the primary forms of accountability as among (1) the General Fund and Special Revenue Funds, (2) Capital Projects Funds, and (3) Trust and Agency Funds. Is it possible and/or permissible to account for more than one type of trust or agency relationship within a single Trust Fund or Agency Fund? Explain. How could internal (interfund or intragovernmental) Agency Funds be used to facilitate a governmental unit’s financial management and accounting processes?
Harvey City Comprehensive Case
Harvey City Comprehensive Case CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK INTERNAL SERVICE FUND Harvey City uses an Internal Service Fund to account for its Central Communications Network. This centralized department provides information system and telephone services to all city departments and agencies. The user departments and agencies are charged for services used. The Central Communications Network is required to establish reimbursement rates that approximately equal the costs incurred by the agency to provide network services. REQUIREMENTS a. Prepare a worksheet for the Central Communications Network Internal Service Fund similar to the General Fund worksheet you created in Chapter 4. Enter the effects of the following transactions and events in the appropriate columns of the worksheet. (A different solution approach may be used if desired by your professor.) b. Enter the preclosing trial balance in the appropriate worksheet columns. c. Enter the preclosing trial balance amounts in the closing entry (operating statement data) and postclosing trial balance (statement of net position data) columns, as appropriate. d. Prepare the 20X4 statement of revenues, expenses, and changes in fund net position for the Central Communications Network Internal Service Fund. e. Prepare the 20X4 year-end statement of net position for the Central Communications Network Internal Service Fund. f. Prepare the 20X4 statement of cash flows for the Central Communications Network Internal Service Fund. BEGINNING 20X4 TRIAL BALANCE The January 1, 20X4, trial balance for the Central Communications Network Internal Service Fund of Harvey City is presented here: Harvey City Central Communications Network Internal Service Fund Trial Balance January 1, 20X4 Debit Credit Cash $57,000 Due from General Fund 8,000 Inventory of Materials and Supplies 5,800 Machinery and Equipment 850,000 Accumulated Depreciation—Machinery and Equipment $145,000 Vouchers Payable 3,800 Net Position 772,000 Totals $920,800 $920,800 AND EVENTS—20X4 1. Billings to departments for communications network services during 20X4 were as follows: General Fund departments $57,070 Water and Sewer Department 33,000 Total $90,070 2. The department collected $61,000 from the General Fund and $30,000 from the Enterprise Fund. 3. Payroll of $60,000 was paid, and $3,000 was contributed to the statewide retirement system. 4. The department purchased materials and supplies costing $14,000 and a voucher was approved. 5. Materials and supplies costing $17,700 were used by the Central Communications Network during 20X4. 6. Vouchers payable of $15,000 were paid. 7. Depreciation for the year was $8,370. 8. Salaries and wages of $1,000 were accrued at the end of the year.