1. At December 31 of current year, a company reported the following:
Total sales for the current year: $780,000 includes $160,000 in cash sales.
Accounts receivable balance at Dec. 31, current year: $190,000.
Bad debts written off during he current year: $6,800.
Balance of Allowance for Doubtful Accounts at January 1, current year: $8,300.
Prepare the necessary adjusting entries to record bad debts expense assuming this company's bad debts are estimated to equal:
a) 1.5%of credit sales
b) 5% of accounts receivable.
1. a) 1.5%of credit sales
1.5% x ($780,000 - $160,000) = $9,300
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