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    Entry to write off uncollectible accounts, allowance method

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    Under the allowance method of recognizing uncollectible accounts, the entry to write off an uncollectible account:

    A) increases the allowance for uncollectible accounts.
    B) has no effect on the allowance for uncollectible accounts
    C) has no effect on net income
    D) decreases net income

    please explain the answer.

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    First, the entry to write off a customer account is:

    Debit allowance for uncollectible accounts
    Credit accounts receivable

    The ...

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    In 85 words, each part of the multiple choice question is explained and the answer is given.