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    Kohl Co.: Estimate Warranty Liability and Expense

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    Kohl Co. provides warranties for many of its products. The January 1, 2010, balance of the Estimated Warranty Liability account was $70,400. Based on an analysis of warranty claims during the past several years, this year's warranty provision was established at 0.4% of sales. During 2010 the actual cost of servicing products under warranty was $31,200, and sales were $7,200,000.


    (a) What amount of Warranty Expense will appear on Kohl Co.'s income statement for the year ended December 31, 2010?

    Warranty Expense $:________

    (b) What amount will be reported in the Estimated Warranty Liability account on the December 31, 2010, balance sheet?

    Estimated Warranty Liability $:___________

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