Carnes Electronics sells consumer electronics that carry a 90-day manufacturer’s warranty. At the time of purchase, customers are offered the opportunity to also buy a two-year extended warranty for an additional charge.During the year, Carnes received $412,000 for these extended warranties (approximately evenly throughout theyear).Required:1. Does this situation represent a loss contingency? Why or why not? How should it be accounted for?2. Prepare journal entries that summarize sales of the extended warranties (assume all credit sales) and anyaspects of the warranty that should be recorded during the year

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Carnes Electronics sells consumer electronics that carry a 90-day manufacturer’s warranty. At the time of purchase, customers are offered the opportunity to also buy a two-year extended warranty for an additional charge.
During the year, Carnes received $412,000 for these extended warranties (approximately evenly throughout the
year).
Required:
1. Does this situation represent a loss contingency? Why or why not? How should it be accounted for?
2. Prepare journal entries that summarize sales of the extended warranties (assume all credit sales) and any
aspects of the warranty that should be recorded during the year

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