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Percentage of Credit Sales Method

At December 31, 2019, Garner has a $15,000 credit balance in its allowance for doubtful accounts. Garner estimates that 3% of its 2019 credit sales will eventually default. During 2019,

Garner had credit sales of $970,000.

Required:

Estimate the bad debt expense under the percentage of credit sales method.

To determine

Credit Sales Method:

The method named percentage of credit sales method is the method in which the bad debts are computed on the basis of percentage of sales.

To calculate:

The bad debt expense under the method.

Explanation

The credit sales given in the question is $9,70,000 and the percentage of bad debts on the sales is 3%.

So, the bad debt expense to be recognised:

Bad Debt Expense=Sales amount×Percentage of bad debt

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