Question 4 Chapter 12 – Class 11 Unimax

Question 4 Chapter 12 – Class 11 Unimax


Question 4 Chapter 12 – Class 11 Unimax

Prepare the bad debts account, provision for bad debts account, profit and loss account and balance sheet from the following information as on December 31, 2019:

Debtors 80,000
Bad debts 2,000
Provision for bad debts 5,00
Bad debts ₹ 500, provision on debtors @ 3%.  


The solution of Question 4 Chapter 12 – Class 11 Unimax: 

DrDr. Bad debts A/c Cr.Cr
To Balance b/d2,000By provision for bad debts A/c2,500
To Debtors A/c500  
 2,500 2,500
Provision for bad debts A/c
ParticularsAmountParticulars Amount
To Bad debts A/c2,500By Balance b/d 5,000
To Balance c/d2,385   
To profit & Loss A/c115   
 5,000  5,000
Profit & Loss A/c Cr
ParticularsAmountParticulars Amount
  By provision for bad debts5,000 
  Less: Bad debts500 
  Less: further bad debts2,000 
  Less: new provision for bad debts2,385115

Balance sheet as on 31/12/2019

Liabilities AmountAssets  Amount
  Less: further bad debts500 
  Less: new provision for bad debts2,38577,115

Working Note:

1. 80,000 – 500 = 79,500 – (2,385) = 77,115

2. 79,500 X 3/100 = 2,385

End of Solution

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