E10-5 During the month of March, Pouncer Company s employees earned wages of $70,000. Withholdings related to these wages were $5,355 for Social Security (FICA), $7,500 for federal income tax, $3,10

E10-5 During the month of March, Pouncer Company’s employees earned wages of

$70,000. Withholdings related to these wages were $5,355 for Social Security (FICA),

$7,500 for federal income tax, $3,100 for state income tax, and $400 for union dues. The

company incurred no cost related to these earnings for federal unemployment tax, but

incurred $700 for state unemployment tax.

Instructions

(a) Prepare the necessary March 31 journal entry to record wages expense and wages

payable. Assume that wages earned during March will be paid during April.

(b) Prepare the entry to record the company’s payroll tax expense.

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