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P3-2A

(a) Journalize the adjusting entries on August 31 for the 3-month period June 1ââ?¬"August 31.

(b) Prepare a ledger using the three-column form of account. Enter the trial balance amounts and post the adjusting entries. (Use J1, see attached, as the posting reference.)

(c) Prepare an adjusted trial balance on August 31.

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(a) Journalize the 2004 transactions.

(b) If the company uses the percentage of sales basis to estimate bad debts expense and anticipates 2% of net sales to be uncollectible, what is the adjusting entry at December 31, 2004?

(c) If the company uses the percentage of receivables basis to estimate bad debts expense and determines that uncollectible accounts are expected to be 4% of accounts receivable, what is the adjusting entry at December 31, 2004?

(d) Which basis would produce a higher net income for 2004 and by how much?

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