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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
Found in: Page 473

Short Answer

Journalizing note receivable transactions

The following selected transactions occurred during 2018 and 2019 for Baltic Importers. The company ends its accounting year on September 30.


Jul. 1

Loaned $16,000 cash to Bud Shyne on a one-year, 8% note.

Sep. 6

Sold goods to Lawn Pro, receiving a 90-day, 6% note for $11,000. Ignore Cost of Goods Sold.


Made a single entry to accrue interest revenue on both notes.


Collected the maturity value of the Lawn Pro note.


Jul. 1

Collected the maturity value of the Shyne note.

Journalize all required entries. Make sure to determine the missing maturity date. Round to the nearest dollar

The amount of cash collected on the maturity is $17,280.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Definition of accounts receivables

The accounts receivables mean the amount owed by the company to its debtors. The accounts receivable is a type of current asset for the company.

Step 2: Journalizing entries

The maturity date is determined by counting the actual days from the date of issue. The date of Issues was Sep 6, and the Maturity date was 5th December.





July 1

Notes Receivables- Bud Shyne




(Sold goods on account)

September 6

Accounts Receivable– Lawn Pro


Sale Revenue


(Sales of goods on account)

September 6

Note Receivable– Lawn Pro


Accounts Receivable – Lawn Pro


(Note was issued against sale)

September 30

Interest Receivable


Interest Revenue (16,000*8%*3/12)+(11,000*6%*24/360)


(Accrued interest revenue)

December 5



Notes Receivable-


Interest Receivable(11,000*6%*24/360)


Interest Revenue (11,000*6%*66/360)


(Collected note receivable plus interest.)


July 1



Notes Receivable-


Interest Receivable(16,000*8%*3/12)


Interest Revenue(16,000*8%*9/12)


(Collected note receivable plus interest.)

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b. Percent-of-receivables method, assuming 22.5% of receivables will not be


c. Aging-of-receivables method, assuming 5% of invoices 1–30 days will not be

collected, 20% of invoices 31–60 days, 40% of invoices 61–90 days, and 75% of

invoices over 90 days.

2. Journalize the entry at June 30, 2019, to adjust for bad debts expense using the percent-of-sales method.

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5. Show how Canyon Canoe Company will report net accounts receivable on the balance sheet on June 30, 2019.


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