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    Kay Shin Co: prepare schedule of allowance for doubtful accounts

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    At January 1, 1993, the credit balance in the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts of Kap Shin Co. was $400,000. For 1993, the provision for doubtful accounts is based on a percentage of net sales. Net sales for 1993 were $70,000,000. On the basis of the latest available facts, the 1993 provision for doubtful accounts is estimated to be 0.8% of net sales. During 1993, uncollectible receivables amounting to $490,000 were written off against the allowance for doubtful accounts.

    Prepare a schedule computing the balance in Shin's Allowance for Doubtful Accounts at 12-31-1993 (see attachment).

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    The solution presents a schedule of the computation of the balance in the allowance account as of 12-31-1993.