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E7-2 (Determine Cash Balance) Presented below are a number of independent situations.
For each individual situation, determine the amount that should be reported as cash. If the item(s) is not
reported as cash, explain the rationale.
1. Checking account balance $925,000; certificate of deposit $1,400,000; cash advance to subsidiary of $980,000; utility deposit paid to gas company $180.
2. Checking account balance $600,000; an overdraft in special checking account at same bank as normal checking account of $17,000; cash held in a bond sinking fund $200,000; petty cash fund $300; coins and currency on hand $1,350.
3. Checking account balance $590,000; postdated check from customer $11,000; cash restricted due to maintaining compensating balance requirement of $100,000; certified check from customer $9,800; postage stamps on hand $620.
4. Checking account balance at bank $37,000; money market balance at mutual fund (has checking privileges) $48,000; NSF check received from customer $800.
5. Checking account balance $700,000; cash restricted for future plant expansion $500,000; short-term Treasury bills $180,000; cash advance received from customer $900 (not included in checking account balance); cash advance of $7,000 to company executive, payable on demand; refundable deposit of $26,000 paid to federal government to guarantee performance on construction contract.
E7-8 (Recording Bad Debts) At the end of 2007 Aramis Company has accounts receivable of $800,000 and an allowance for doubtful accounts of $40,000. On January 16, 2008, Aramis Company determined that its receivable from Ramirez Company of $6,000 will not be collected, and management authorized its write-off.
(a) Prepare the journal entry for Aramis Company to write off the Ramirez receivable.
(b) What is the net realizable value of Aramis Company’s accounts receivable before the write-off of the Ramirez receivable?
(c) What is the net...
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