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Chapter 9, Problem 7Q
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Racing Adventures records bad debt using the allowance, income statement method. They recorded $134,560 in accounts receivable for the year and $323,660 in credit sales. The uncollectible percentage is 6.8%. What is the bad debt estimation for the year using the income statement method?

To determine

Concept introduction:

Percent of sales method:

Bad debts expense can be recognized with several methods. Percent of sales is one of those methods. Here, the bad debts expense is calculated as a percentage of sales.

To calculate:

The estimated bad debts using the Income Statement method.

Explanation of Solution

The estimated bad debts using the Income Statement method is calculated as follows:

Credit Sales = $323,660

Estimated ba...

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