Curiosity Company provided the following financial information for its installment-sales for the current year.
Installment sales for current year $ 800,000
Cost of Goods Sold on installment basis $ 600,000
Payments by customers $ 320,000
Repossessed Merchandise - Unpaid balances $ 52,000
Repossessed Merchandise - Estimated Value $ 26,800
a) Prepare journal entries for the end of the year based on the information above.
b) Prepare the entry to record the gross profit realized in the current year.
We would write the entries like this, using these accounts:
A/R - installment sales 800,000
Cost of sales 600,000
This solution shows how to prepare the journal entries for the end of the year and to record gross profit realized in the current year for Curiosity Company.