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Casebolt Company wrote off the following accounts receivable as uncollectible for the first year of its operations ending December 31: a. Journalize the write-offs under the direct write-off method. b. Journalize the write-offs under the allowance method. Also, journalize the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts. The company recorded $5,250,000 of credit sales during the year. Based on past history and industry averages, ¾% of credit sales are expected to be uncollectible. c. How much higher (lower) would Casebolt Company’s net income have been under the direct write-off method than under the allowance method?

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Financial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 9, Problem 17E
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Casebolt Company wrote off the following accounts receivable as uncollectible for the first year of its operations ending December 31:

Chapter 9, Problem 17E, Casebolt Company wrote off the following accounts receivable as uncollectible for the first year of

a. Journalize the write-offs under the direct write-off method.

b. Journalize the write-offs under the allowance method. Also, journalize the adjusting entry for uncollectible accounts. The company recorded $5,250,000 of credit sales during the year. Based on past history and industry averages, ¾% of credit sales are expected to be uncollectible.

c. How much higher (lower) would Casebolt Company’s net income have been under the direct write-off method than under the allowance method?

To determine

(a)

Journalize the write-offs under the direct write-off method.

Explanation of Solution

Bad debt expense: Bad debt expense is an expense account. The amounts of loss incurred from extending credit to the customers are recorded as bad debt expense. In other words, the estimated uncollectible accounts receivable are known as bad debt expense.

Direct write-off method: This method does not make allowance or estimation for uncollectible accounts, instead this method directly write-off the actual uncollectible accounts by debiting bad debt expense and by crediting accounts receivable. Under this method, accounts would be written off only when the receivables from a customer remain uncollectible. 

Journalize the write offs under the direct write off method.

DateParticularsDebitCredit
 Bad debt expense$30,000 
 

(b)

To determine

Journalize the write-offs under allowance method (Percentage of sales method).

(c)

To determine

Determine whether net income of Company RT is higher or lower under the direct-write off method than allowance method.

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