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31 August, 02:52

Prepare journal entries for each transaction listed. (If no entry is required for a transaction/event, select "No journal entry required" in the first account field.) a. During the period, bad debts are written off in the amount of $13,300. b. At the end of the period, bad debt expense is estimated to be $15,300.

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  1. 31 August, 04:49
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    The journal entries are as follows:

    (i) (a) Under allowance for doubtful account method:

    Allowance for doubtful accounts A/c Dr. $13,300

    To accounts receivable $13,300

    (To record the bad debts written off)

    (b) Under direct write off method:

    Bad debt expenses A/c Dr. $13,300

    To accounts receivable $13,300

    (To record the Bad debts written off)

    (ii) Bad debts expenses A/c Dr. $15,300

    To Allowance for doubtful accounts $15,300

    (To record the bad debt expense)
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