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Blackhorse Productions, Inc., used the aging of accounts receivable method to estimate that its Allowance for Doubtful Accountsshould be $23,550. The account had an unadjusted credit balance of $11,900 at that time.a. The appropriate bad debt adjustment was recorded.b. Later, an account receivable for $2,900 was determined to be uncollectible and was written off.Required:For each transaction listed above, indicate the amount and direction +for increase or -for decrease) of effects on the financialstatement accounts and on the overall accounting equation. (Enter any decreases to Assets, Liabilities, or Stockholders Equity with aminus sign.)AssetsLiabilitiesStockholders' Equity

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Blackhorse Productions, Inc., used the aging of accounts receivable method to estimate that its Allowance for Doubtful Accounts
should be $23,550. The account had an unadjusted credit balance of $11,900 at that time.
a. The appropriate bad debt adjustment was recorded.
b. Later, an account receivable for $2,900 was determined to be uncollectible and was written off.
Required:
For each transaction listed above, indicate the amount and direction +for increase or -for decrease) of effects on the financial
statement accounts and on the overall accounting equation. (Enter any decreases to Assets, Liabilities, or Stockholders Equity with a
minus sign.)
Assets
Liabilities
Stockholders' Equity
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Blackhorse Productions, Inc., used the aging of accounts receivable method to estimate that its Allowance for Doubtful Accounts should be $23,550. The account had an unadjusted credit balance of $11,900 at that time. a. The appropriate bad debt adjustment was recorded. b. Later, an account receivable for $2,900 was determined to be uncollectible and was written off. Required: For each transaction listed above, indicate the amount and direction +for increase or -for decrease) of effects on the financial statement accounts and on the overall accounting equation. (Enter any decreases to Assets, Liabilities, or Stockholders Equity with a minus sign.) Assets Liabilities Stockholders' Equity

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Step 1

In this question, we need to explain the effect of appropriate bad debt adjustment. 

We need to make the Allowance for bad debt accounts as $ 23,990. There is credit balance of $ 11,900 in the account. So we will add the difference of the two accounts to make the account standing at $ 23,990

 

Step 2

The difference will be -

$ 23,550 - $ 11,900 = $ 11,650.

The journal entry to be recorded for this is -

Bad Debt Expense           Dr.       $ 11,650

Allowan...

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