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Aging of receivables; estimating allowance for doubtful accounts Trophy Fish Company supplies flies and fishing gear to sporting goods stores and outfitters throughout the western United States. The accounts receivable clerk for Trophy Fish prepared the following partially completed aging of receivables schedule as of the end of business on December 31, 20Y4: The following accounts were unintentionally omitted from the aging schedule. Assume all due dates are for the current year except for Wolfe Sports, which is due in the next year. Customer Due Date Balance Adams Sports & Flies May 22 $5,000 Blue Dun Flies Oct. 10 4,900 Cicada Fish Co. Sept. 29 8,400 Deschutes Sports Oct. 20 7,000 Green River Sports Nov. 7 3,500 Smith River Co. Nov. 28 2,400 Western Trout Company Dec. 7 6,800 Wolfe Sports Jan. 20 4,400 Trophy Fish has a past history of uncollectible accounts by age category, as follows: Age Class Percent Uncollectible Not past due 1% 1-30 days past due 2 31-60 days past due 10 61-90 days past due 30 91-120 days past due 40 Over 120 days past due 80 Instructions 1. Determine the number of days past due for each of the preceding accounts. 2. Complete the aging of receivables schedule by adding the omitted accounts to the bottom of the schedule and updating the totals. 3. Estimate the allowance for doubtful accounts, based on the aging of receivables schedule. 4. Assume that the allowance for doubtful accounts for Trophy Fish Company has a debit balance of $3,600 before adjustment on December 31. Journalize the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts. 5. Assume that the adjusting entry in (4) was inadvertently omitted, how would the omission affect the balance sheet and income statement?

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Corporate Financial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305653535
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Corporate Financial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305653535

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Aging of receivables; estimating allowance for doubtful accounts

Trophy Fish Company supplies flies and fishing gear to sporting goods stores and outfitters throughout the western United States. The accounts receivable clerk for Trophy Fish prepared the following partially completed aging of receivables schedule as of the end of business on December 31, 20Y4:

Chapter 8, Problem 8.2APR, Aging of receivables; estimating allowance for doubtful accounts Trophy Fish Company supplies flies

The following accounts were unintentionally omitted from the aging schedule. Assume all due dates are for the current year except for Wolfe Sports, which is due in the next year.

Customer Due Date Balance
Adams Sports & Flies May 22 $5,000
Blue Dun Flies Oct. 10 4,900
Cicada Fish Co. Sept. 29 8,400
Deschutes Sports Oct. 20 7,000
Green River Sports Nov. 7 3,500
Smith River Co. Nov. 28 2,400
Western Trout Company Dec. 7 6,800
Wolfe Sports Jan. 20 4,400

Trophy Fish has a past history of uncollectible accounts by age category, as follows:

Age Class

Percent

Uncollectible

Not past due 1%
1-30 days past due 2
31-60 days past due 10
61-90 days past due 30
91-120 days past due 40
Over 120 days past due 80

Instructions

  1. 1. Determine the number of days past due for each of the preceding accounts.
  2. 2. Complete the aging of receivables schedule by adding the omitted accounts to the bottom of the schedule and updating the totals.
  3. 3. Estimate the allowance for doubtful accounts, based on the aging of receivables schedule.
  4. 4. Assume that the allowance for doubtful accounts for Trophy Fish Company has a debit balance of $3,600 before adjustment on December 31. Journalize the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts.
  5. 5. Assume that the adjusting entry in (4) was inadvertently omitted, how would the omission affect the balance sheet and income statement?

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