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Unformatted text preview: ES, NET Contra accounts Gross sales Net sales • Sales returns - Products returned by customers. • Sales allowances - Post-sale adjustments to the original price. Sales allowances Hoosier Company sold $100,000 worth of merchandise on credit this quarter. Customers asked for sales allowances equal to 10% of the total sold. • Help Hoosier Company record these events. Gross sales Net sales Hoosier GROSS SALES Less: Sales allowance NET SALES 100,000 10,000 90,000 Sales returns Spartan Company sold $200,000 worth of merchandise on credit this quarter. Customers returned $14,000 of the merchandise sold. • Help Spartan Company record these events. Gross sales Net sales Spartan GROSS SALES 200,000 14,000 186,000 Less: Sales returns NET SALES Income Statement (in thousands) Year Ended December 31, 2011 Net revenues 2010 2009 $1,472,684 $1,063,927 $856,411 Net revenues consist of both net sales and license revenues. Net sales are recognized upon transfer of ownership...Net sales are recorded net of sales discounts...along with...returns, if applicable... Accounts receivable • Accounts receivable exists because of credit sales. We report accounts receivable at its “net realizable value,” which is the amount of cash the firm expects to collect. • Two methods for dealing with uncollectible accounts: - Specific write-off method (rare) - Allowance method (common...required if poss...
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