Townson Company had gross wages of $200,000 during the week ended December 10. The amount of wages subject to social security tax was $180,000, while the amount of wages subject to federal and state unemployment taxes was $24,000. Tax rates are as follows: Social security 6.0% Medicare 1.5 State unemployment 5.3 Federal unemployment 0.8 The total amount withheld from employee wages for federal income taxes was $32,000. Required: 1. Journalize the entry to record the payroll for the week of December 10. If an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. 2. Journalize the entry to record the payroll tax expense incurred for the week of December 10. If an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.
|Social Security Tax Payable||10800||=180000*6%|
|Medicare Tax Payable||3000||=200000*1.5%|
|Employees Federal Income Tax Payable||32000|
|Payroll Tax Expense||15264|
|Social Security Tax Payable||10800|
|Medicare Tax Payable||3000|
|State Unemployment Tax Payable||1272||=24000*5.3%|
|Federal Unemployment Tax Payable||192||=24000*0.8%|
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