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Evergreen Company sells lawn and garden products to wholesalers. The company’s fiscal year-end is December 31. During 2018, the following transactions related to receivables occurred.

Feb. 28. Sold merchandise to Lennos, Inc., for $10,000 and accepted a 10%, 7-month note. 10% is an appropriate rate    for this type of note.

Mar. 31. Sold merchandise to Maddox Co. and accepted a noninterest-bearing note with a discount rate of 10%. The $8,000 payment is due on March 31, 2019.

Apr. 3. Sold merchandise to Carr Co. for $7,000 with terms 2/10, n/30. Evergreen uses the gross method to account for cash discounts.

        11. Collected the entire amount due from Carr Co.

         17. A customer returned merchandise costing $3,200. Evergreen reduced the customer’s receivable balance by      $5,000, the sales price of the merchandise. Sales returns are recorded by the company as they occur.

         30. Transferred receivables of $50,000 to a factor without recourse. The factor charged Evergreen a 1% finance charge on the receivables transferred. The sale criteria are met.

June 30. Discounted the Lennos, Inc., note at the bank. The bank’s discount rate is 12%. The note was discounted without recourse.

Sept. 30. Lennox, Inc., paid the note amount plus interest to the bank.

1. Accrued four months interest on the note receivable issued on February 28.

2. Discounted the Lennox, Inc., note at the bank. The bank’s discount rate is 12%. The note was discounted without recourse.

3. Lennox, Inc., paid the note amount plus interest to the bank.

4. Record accrued interest at December 31, 2018.

Required:

  1. Prepare the necessary journal entries for Evergreen for each of the above dates. For transactions involving the sale of merchandise, ignore the entry for the cost of goods sold. (If no entry is required for a transaction/event, type “No journal entry required” in the first account field. Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your final answers to the nearest whole dollar.)
  2. Prepare any necessary adjusting entries at December 31, 2018. Adjusting entries are only recorded at year-end.
  3. Prepare a schedule showing the effect of the journal entries on 2018 income before taxes.

Date

General Journal

Debit

Credit

Prepare a schedule showing the effect of the journal entries on 2018 income before taxes. (Decreases should be indicated with a minus sign. Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your final answers to the nearest whole dollar.)

Income

Date

Increase/Decrease

February 28

March 31

April 3

April 11

April 17

April 17

April 30

June 30

June 30

December 31

Total effect

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