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Elite Events Corporation has provided event planning services for several years. The company uses the percentage of credit sales method to estimate bad debts for internal monthly reporting purposes. At the end of each quarter, the company adjusts its records using the aging of accounts receivable method. The company entered into the following partial list of transactions during the first quarter.
a. During January, the company provided services for $ 300,000 on credit.
b. On January 31, the company estimated bad debts using 1 percent of credit sales.
c. On February 4, the company collected $ 250,000 of accounts receivable.
d. On February 15, the company wrote off a $ 3,000 account receivable.
e. During February, the company provided services for $ 250,000 on credit.
f. On February 28, the company estimated bad debts using 1 percent of credit sales.
g. On March 1, the company loaned $ 15,000 to an employee who signed a 4% note, due in 9 months.
h. On March 15, the company collected $ 3,000 on the account written off one month earlier.
i. On March 31, the company accrued interest earned on the note.
j. On March 31, the company adjusted for uncollectible accounts, based on the following aging analysis. Allowance for Doubtful Accounts has an unadjusted credit balance of $ 9,000.
Required:
1. For items (a)–(j), analyze the amount and direction (1 or 2) of effects on specific financial statement accounts and the overall accounting equation.
2. Prepare journal entries for items (a)–(j).
3. Show how Accounts Receivable, Notes Receivable, and their related accounts would be reported in the current assets section of a classified balance sheet.
4. Sales Revenue and Service Revenue are two income statement accounts that relate to Accounts Receivable. Name two other accounts related to Accounts Receivable and Notes Receivable that would be reported on the income statement and indicate whether each would appear before, or after, Income from Operations.


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