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Credit Losses Based on Credit Sales Lewis Company uses the allowance method for recording its expected credit losses. It estimates credit losses at 2 percent of credit sales, which were $900,000

Credit Losses Based on Credit Sales Lewis Company uses the allowance method for recording its expected credit losses. It estimates credit losses at 2 percent of credit sales, which were $900,000 during the year. On December 31, the Accounts Receivable balance was $150,000, and the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts had a credit balance of $12,200 before adjustment.

a. Prepare the adjusting entry to record the credit losses for the year
b. Show how Accounts Receivable and the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts would appear in the December 31 balance sheet.

a.

  General Journal
Date Description Debit Credit
Dec.31 Bad Debts Expense Allowance for Doubtful Accounts ______ ______
  Bad Debts Expense Allowance for Doubtful Accounts ______ ______
  To record allowance for credit losses.    


b. (Do not use negative signs with your answers)

 
  Current Assets:  
  Accounts Receivable Less: Allowance for Doubtful Accounts $_________
  Accounts Receivable Less: Allowance for Doubtful Accounts _________
    $_________

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