Oriole Company uses the percentage-of-receivables basis to
record bad debt expense.
|Accounts receivable (ending balance)||$510,000||(debit)|
|Allowance for doubtful accounts (unadjusted)||5,400||(debit)|
The company estimates that 2% of accounts receivable will become uncollectible.
Prepare the adjusting journal entry to record bad debt expense for the year. (Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually.)
Account Titles and Explanation
What is the ending (adjusted) balance in Allowance for Doubtful Accounts?
|Ending (adjusted) balance in Allowance for Doubtful Accounts||$|
What is the cash (net) realizable value?
|Cash (net) realizable value||$|
|Bad debts expense||$ 15,600.00|
|Allowance for doubtful accounts||$ 15,600.00|
|(To record bad debts expense)|
Ending (adjusted) balance in Allowance for Doubtful Accounts = $10,200 Credit
Cash (net) realizable value= $499,800
|Estimated balance of allowance for uncollectables||$ 10,200.00||Cr|
|Balance in Allowance for uncollectable account (Dr)||$ 5,400.00||Dr|
|Total bad debts to be recorded||$ 15,600.00||Cr|
|Accounts receivable||$ 510,000.00|
|Less: Allowance for doubtful accounts||$ 10,200.00|
|Cash (net) realizable value||$ 499,800.00|
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