At the end of the current year, Accounts Receivable has a balance of $90,000; Allowance for Doubtful Accounts has a credit balance of $850; and sales for the year total $300,000. Bad debt expense is estimated at 2.5% of sales. a. Determine the amount of the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts. b. Determine the adjusted balances of Accounts Receivable, Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, and Bad Debt Expense. Adjusted Balance Accounts Receivable Allowance for Doubtful Accounts Bad Debt Expense c. Determine the net realizable value of accounts receivable.

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At the end of the current year, Accounts Receivable has a balance of $90,000; Allowance for Doubtful Accounts has a credit balance of $850; and
sales for the year total $300,000. Bad debt expense is estimated at 2.5% of sales.
a. Determine the amount of the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts.
b. Determine the adjusted balances of Accounts Receivable, Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, and Bad Debt Expense.
Adjusted Balance
Accounts Receivable
Allowance for Doubtful Accounts
Bad Debt Expense
c. Determine the net realizable value of accounts receivable.
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At the end of the current year, Accounts Receivable has a balance of $90,000; Allowance for Doubtful Accounts has a credit balance of $850; and sales for the year total $300,000. Bad debt expense is estimated at 2.5% of sales. a. Determine the amount of the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts. b. Determine the adjusted balances of Accounts Receivable, Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, and Bad Debt Expense. Adjusted Balance Accounts Receivable Allowance for Doubtful Accounts Bad Debt Expense c. Determine the net realizable value of accounts receivable.