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McConnell’s Bakeries had the following balances on December 31 2018 before any adjustment: Accounts Receivable = $100,000

McConnell’s Bakeries had the following balances on December 31, 2015, before any adjustment: Accounts Receivable = $100,000; Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts = $4,100 (credit).  McConnell’s estimates uncollectible accounts based on an aging of accounts receivable as shown below:

Age Group

(days past due)

Accounts

Receivable

Estimated Percent

Uncollectible

Not yet due

$50,000

4%

0-30

$20,000

8%

31-60

$18,000

10%

More than 60

$12,000

40%

 

What amount of bad debt expense did McConnell’s record in its December 31, 2015, adjustment to the allowance account?

a. $10,200.

b. $12,800.

c. $15,300.

d. $6,100.

 

 

96. Timkin creates the following accounts receivable aging report at the end of the year:

Age

Amount

Estimated uncollectible

Less than 30 days

$6,000

5%

31-60 days

$4,000

10%

61+ days

$2,000

25%

Prior to adjusting entries, the Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts has a debit balance of $500. The year-end adjustment would include a:

a. Credit to Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts for $1,200.

b. Debit to Bad Debt Expense for $700.

c. Debit to Bad Debt Expense for $1,700.

d. Debit to Bad Debt Expense for $1,200.

 

 

97. When using an aging method for estimating uncollectible accounts:

a. Older accounts are considered less likely to be collected.

b. The number of days the account is past due is not considered.

c. Older accounts are considered more likely to be collected.

d. No estimate of uncollectible accounts is made.

 

 

98. Crimson Inc. recorded credit sales of $750,000, of which $600,000 is not yet due, $100,000 is past due for up to 180 days, and $50,000 is past due for more than 180 days. Under the aging of receivables approach, Crimson Inc. expects it will not collect 1% of the amount not yet due, 10% of the amount past due for up to 180 days, and 20% of the amount past due for more than 180 days. The allowance account had a debit balance of $1,000 before adjustment. After adjusting for bad debt expense, what is the ending balance of the allowance account?

a. $29,000.

b. $28,000.

c. $27,000.

d. $26,000.

 

 

99. During 2015, Bears Inc. recorded credit sales of $500,000.  Before adjustments at year-end, Bears has accounts receivable of $300,000, of which $50,000 is past due, and the allowance account had a credit balance of $2,500. Using the aging of receivables approach, what would be the adjustment assuming Bears expects it will not to collect 5% of the amount not yet past due and 20% of the amount past due?

a. Bad Debt Expense22,500

      Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts22,500

 

b. Bad Debt Expense25,000

      Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts25,000

 

c. Bad Debt Expense20,000

      Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts20,000

 

d. Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts20,000 

      Bad Debt Expense20,000

 

 

 

100. The following information pertains to Lightning, Inc. at the end of December:

Credit Sales

$60,000

 

Accounts Payable

10,000

 

Accounts Receivable

7,000

 

Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts

$400

credit

Cash Sales

20,000

 
     

 

Lightning uses the aging method and estimates it will not collect 2% of accounts receivable not yet due, 10% of receivables less than 30 days past due, and 40% of receivables greater than 30 days past due. The accounts receivable balance of $7,000 consists of $3,500 not yet due, $2,000 less than 30 days past due, and $1,500 greater than 30 days past due. What is the appropriate amount of Bad Debt Expense?

a. $400.

b. $470.

c. $870.

d. $1,270.

 

 

              101. Which of the following is recorded by a credit to Accounts Receivable?

a. Sale of inventory on account.

b. Estimating the annual allowance for uncollectible accounts.

c. Estimating annual sales returns.

d. Write-offs of bad debts.

 

 

              102. Collections of accounts receivable that previously have been written off are credited to:

a. A Gain account.

b. Accounts Receivable.

c. Bad Debt Expense.

d. Retained Earnings.

 

 

103. Lail Inc. accounts for bad debts using the allowance method. On June 1, Lail Inc. wrote off Andrew Green’s $2,500 account. Based on Lail’s estimation, Andrew Green will never pay any portion of the balance in his account. What effect will this write-off have on Lail Inc.’s balance sheet at the time of the write-off?

a. An increase to stockholders’ equity and a decrease to liabilities.

b. No effect.

c. An increase to assets and an increase to stockholders’ equity.

d. A decrease to assets and a decrease to stockholders’ equity.

 

 

104. When $2,500 of accounts receivable are determined to be uncollectible, which of the following should the company record to write off the accounts using the allowance method?

a. A debit to Bad Debt Expense and a credit to Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts.

b. A debit to Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts and a credit to Bad Debt Expense.

c. A debit to Bad Debt Expense and a credit to Accounts Receivable.

d. A debit to Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts and a credit to Accounts Receivable.

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