ACC 205 Week 2 Assignment Student Guidance Report
4. Accounting for prepaid expenses and unearned revenues. Hawaii-Blue began business on January 1 of the current year and offers deep-sea fishing trips to tourists. Tourists pay $125 in advance for an all-day outing off the coast of Maui. The company collected monies during January for 210 outings, with 30 of the tourists not planning to take their trips until early February.
Hawaii-Blue rents its fishing boat from Pacific Yacht Supply. An agreement was signed at the beginning of the year, and $72,000 was paid for the rights to use the boat for 2 full years.
1. Prepare journal entries to record (1) the collection of monies from tourists and (2) the revenue generated during January.
2. Calculate Hawaii-Blue's total obligation to tourists at the end of January. On what financial statement and in which section would this amount appear?
3. Prepare journal entries to record (1) the payment to Pacific Yacht Supply and (2) the subsequent adjustment on January 31.
4. On what financial statement would Hawaii-Blue's January boat rental cost appear?
8. Closing entries. Gomez Company had the following adjusted trial balance on December Prepare the closing entries that Gomez would record on December 31.
Adjusting entries. You have been retained to examine the records of Kathy's Day Care Center as of December 31, 20X3, the close of the current reporting period. In the course of your examination, you discover the following:
1. On January 1, 20X3, the Supplies account had a balance of $2,350. During the year, $5,520 worth of supplies was purchased, and a balance of $1,620 remained unused on December 31.
2. Unrecorded interest owed to the centertotaled $275 as of December 31.
3. All clients pay tuition in advance, and their payments are credited to the Unearned Tuition Revenue account. The account was credited for $75,500 on August 31. With the exception of $15,500, which represented prepayments for 10 months' tuition from several well-to-do families, all amounts were for the current semester ending on December 31.
4. Depreciation on the school's van was $3,000 for the year.
5. On August 1, the center began to pay rent in 6-month installments of $21,000. Kathy wrote a check to the owner of the building and recorded the check in Prepaid Rent, a new account.
6. Two salaried employees earn $400 each for a 5-day week. The employees are paid every Friday, and December 31 falls on a Thursday.
7. Kathy's Day Care paid insurance premiums as follows, each time debiting Prepaid Insurance:
Date Paid Policy No. Length of Policy Amount
Feb. 1, 20X2 1033MCM19 1 year $540
Jan. 1, 20X3 7952789HP 1 year 912
Aug. 1, 20X3 XQ943675ST 2 years 840
The center's accounts were last adjusted on December 31, 20X2. Prepare the adjusting entries necessary under the accrual basis of accounting.
Chapter 4 Exercises
3. Bank reconciliation and entries. The following information was taken from the accounting records of Palmetto Company for the month of January:
1. January bank reconciliation.
2. Prepare any necessary journal entries for Palmetto.
6. Allowance method: estimation and balance sheet disclosure. The following preadjusted information for the Maverick Company is available on December 31:
Accounts receivable $107,000
Allowance for uncollectible accounts 5,400 (credit balance)
Credit sales 250,000
1. Prepare the journal entries necessary to record Maverick's uncollectible accounts expense under each of the following assumptions:
(1) Uncollectible accounts are estimated to be 5% of Credit Sales.
(2) Uncollectible accounts are estimated to be 14% of Accounts Receivable.
2. How would Maverick's Accounts Receivable appear on the December 31 balance sheet under assumption (1) of part (a)?
3. How would Maverick's Accounts Receivable appear on the December 31 balance sheet under assumption (2) of part (a)?
3. Allowance method: analysis of receivables. At a January 20X2 meeting, the president of Sonic Sound directed the sales staff "to move some product this year." The president noted that the credit evaluation department was being disbanded because it had restricted the company's growth. Credit decisions would now be made by the sales staff.
By the end of the year, Sonic had generated significant gains in sales, and the president was very pleased. The following data were provided by the accounting department:
The $12,444,000 receivables balance was aged as follows:
Assume that no accounts were written off during 20X2.
1. Estimate the amount of Uncollectible Accounts as of December 31, 20X2.
2. What is the company's Uncollectible Accounts expense for 20X2?
3. Compute the net realizable value of Accounts Receivable at the end of 20X1 and 20X2.
4. Compute the net realizable value at the end of 20X1 and 20X2 as a percentage of respective year-end receivables balances. Analyze your findings and comment on the president's decision to close the credit evaluation department.
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