Sample Check Register

Here's a sample checkbook register with the information you'll need to track.


Check no.
Date
Description of
transaction
Payment/
debit
Code
Fee
Deposit/
credit
Balance







745.22









10-1-10
Deposit,
Paycheck for
9/15 -9/31



470.50








1,215.72

10-6-10
Cash
100.00











1,115.72
101
10-12-10
Rinks Department
Store (clothing)
75.00











1,040.72
102
10-22-10
ABC
(CDs, music, downloads)
85.72











955.00

10-23-10
Cash
80.00











875.00
103
10-24-10
Cortez Apartments
(November rent)
510.00











365.00

10-27-10
Deposit
(birthday check)



25.00
















445.00

Now, answer these questions about the check register shown.

1. What was your balance at the end of the day on Oct. 1?

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2. Did you make a deposit or a withdrawal on Oct. 27? And for how much?

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3. What was your beginning balance on Oct. 23? At the end of the day?

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4. What did you purchase on Oct. 22? How much did it cost?

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5. On what date did you pay your rent? How much was it?

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6. How many checks did you write in October?

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7. How many deposits did you make in October?

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8. What did your deposits total over this period?

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9. When you write your next check, what will the check number be?

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10. Did you withdraw cash in October? How many times?

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11. What is your current balance at the end of October?

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12. How much did you charge on your credit card?

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