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    Allowance for bad debt expense

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    Monro Inc. uses the accrual method of accounting for tax purposes. Here is a reconciliation of Monro's allowance for bad debts for the current year.

    Beginning allowance for bad debts $61,150
    Actual write-offs of accounts receivable during the year (80,000)
    Addition to allowance 88,500
    Ending allowance for bad debts 69,650

    Which of the following statements is true?

    A. Monro's bad debt expense per books and its deduction for bad debts is $69,650
    B. Monro's bad debt expense per books and its deduction for bad debts is $88,500
    C. Monro's bad debt expense per books is $80,000 and its deduction for bad debts is
    $88,500
    D. Monro's bad debt expense per books is $88,500 and its deduction for bad debts is
    $80,000

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