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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
Found in: Page 477

Short Answer

Accounting for notes receivable and accruing interestCarley Realty loaned money and received the following notes during 2018.Note Date Principal Amount Interest Rate Term

(1) Apr. 1 $ 6,000 7% 1 year

(2) Sep. 30 12,000 6% 6 months

(3) Sep. 19 18,000 8% 90 days


1. Determine the maturity date and maturity value of each note.

2. Journalize the entries to establish each Note Receivable and to record the collection ofprincipal and interest at maturity. Include a single adjusting entry on December 31, 2018, the fiscal year-end, to record accrued interest revenue on any applicable note.Explanations are not required. Round to the nearest dollar.

(1) Maturity date and maturity value

Note 1- 31 March 2019 and $6,420

Note 2- 31 March 2019 and $12,360

Note 3- 18 December 2018 and $18,355

(2) Journal entries are recorded in Step 3

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Definition of the maturity date

The maturity date of the note is the date at which the notes become due. On the maturity date, the amount of the notes receivable is received by the company.

Step 2: Maturity date and maturity value





Maturity date




April 1


One year

31 March




September 30


Six months

31 March




September 19


90 days

18 December



Note 1-

Note 2-

Note 3-

Step 3: Journal entries





April 1, 2018

Notes Receivable




(To entry for notes receivable)

September 30, 2018

Notes Receivable




(To entry for notes receivable)

September 19, 2018

Notes Receivable




(To entry for notes receivable)

December 18, 2018



Notes Receivable


Interest receivable


(To notes receivable-3 is collected on maturity)

December 31, 2018

Interest Receivable


Interest revenue


(To interest accrues on note 1)

December 31, 2018

Interest Receivable


Interest Revenue


(To interest revenue accrue on note 2)

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