At the end of 2013, Morley Co. has accounts receivable

At the end of 2013, Morley Co. has accounts receivable of $700,000 and an allowance for doubtful accounts of $25,000. On January 24, 2014, it is learned that the company’s receivable from Spears Inc. is not collectible and therefore management authorizes a write-off of $4,300.

(a) Prepare the journal entry to record the write-off.

(b) What is the cash realizable value of the accounts receivable (1) before the write-off and (2) after the write-off?


Accounts Receivable
Accounts receivables are debts owed to your company, usually from sales on credit. Accounts receivable is business asset, the sum of the money owed to you by customers who haven’t paid.The standard procedure in business-to-business sales is that...

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