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Q: The method of accounting for losses from uncollectible accounts that produces a proper valuation of the accounts receivable on the balance sheet is (Points : 5) the allowance method based
on aging the accounts receivable. the allowance method based on a percentage of net credit sales. the direct charge-off method. either the allowance method or the direct charge-off method.
A: Percentage of total accounts receivable method. [ [ One way companies derive an estimate for the value of bad debts under the allowance method is to calculate bad debts as a percentage of the accounts receivable balance. ] ]
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User: The method of accounting for losses from uncollectible accounts that produces a proper valuation of the accounts receivable on the balance sheet is (Points : 5) the allowance method based on aging the accounts receivable. the allowance method based on a percentage of net credit sales. the direct charge-off method. either the allowance method or the direct charge-off method.

Weegy: Percentage of total accounts receivable method. [ [ One way companies derive an estimate for the value of bad debts under the allowance method is to calculate bad debts as a percentage of the accounts receivable balance. ] ]
cham718|Points 110|

User: The method of accounting for losses from uncollectible accounts that produces a proper valuation of the accounts receivable on the balance sheet is (Points : 5) the allowance method based on aging the accounts receivable. the allowance method based on a percentage of net credit sales. the direct charge-off method. either the allowance method or the direct charge-off method.

Weegy: Percentage of total accounts receivable method. [ [ One way companies derive an estimate for the value of bad debts under the allowance method is to calculate bad debts as a percentage of the accounts receivable balance. ] ]
cham718|Points 110|

User: Which of the following statements is not correct? (Points : 5) The use of the direct charge-off method of recording losses from uncollectible accounts usually results in the balance in the Accounts Receivable account being overstated. The direct charge-off method of recording losses from uncollectible accounts is the method required by Federal income tax laws. The direct charge-off method of recording losses from uncollectible accounts is an application of the matching principle. All of these statements are correct.

Weegy: The answer is "The direct charge-off method of recording losses from uncollectible accounts is an application of the matching principle. "
Expert answered|bongche|Points 2735|

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