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Various finance questions ("Other receivables", adjustments to record bad debts, Winter Furniture, recording the cost of land and more...)

1. Which of the following receivables would not be classified as an
"other receivable"?
a. Advance to an employee
b. Refundable income tax
c. Notes receivable
d. Interest receivable

2. An aging of a company's accounts receivable indicates that $6,000
are estimated to be uncollectible. If Allowance for Doubtful
Accounts has a $1,100 credit balance, the adjustment to record
bad debts for the period will require a
a. debit to Bad Debts Expense for $6,000.
b. debit to Allowance for Doubtful Accounts for $4,900.
c. debit to Bad Debts Expense for $4,900.
d. credit to Allowance for Doubtful Accounts for $6,000.

3. Winter Furniture factors $400,000 of receivables to Fair Factors,
Inc. Fair Factors assesses a 2% service charge on the amount of
receivables sold. Winter Furniture factors its receivables regularly
with Fair Factors. What journal entry does Winter make when
factoring these receivables?
a. Cash .............................. 392,000
Loss on Sale of Receivables ....... 8,000
Accounts Receivable ........... 400,000
b. Cash .............................. 392,000
Accounts Receivable ........... 392,000
c. Cash .............................. 400,000
Accounts Receivable ........... 392,000
Gain on Sale of Receivables ... 8,000
d. Cash .............................. 392,000
Service Charge Expense ............ 8,000
Accounts Receivable ........... 400,000

4. A company purchased land for $80,000 cash. Real estate brokers'
commission was $5,000 and $7,000 was spent for demolishing an old
building on the land before construction of a new building could
start. Under the cost principle, the cost of land would be recorded
at
a. $87,000.
b. $80,000.
c. $85,000.
d. $92,000.

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5. A company purchased factory equipment for $100,000. It is estimated
that the equipment will have a $10,000 salvage value at the end
of its estimated 5-year useful life. If the company uses the
double-declining-balance method of depreciation, the amount of
annual depreciation recorded for the second year after purchase
would be
a. $40,000.
b. $24,000.
c. $36,000.
d. $21,600.

6. A company sells a plant asset that originally cost $180,000 for
$60,000 on December 31, 2003. The accumulated depreciation account
had a balance of $72,000 after the current year's depreciation of
$18,000 had been recorded. The company should recognize a
a. $120,000 loss on disposal.
b. $48,000 gain on disposal.
c. $48,000 loss on disposal.
d. $30,000 loss on disposal.

7. A retail store credited the Sales account for the sales price and
the amount of sales tax on sales. If the sales tax rate is 5% and
the balance in the Sales account amounted to $168,000, what is the
amount of the sales taxes owed to the taxing agency?
a. $160,000.
b. $168,000.
c. $8,400.
d. $8,000.

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