At the end of 2013, Morley Co. has accounts receivable of $700,000 and an allowance for doubtful accounts of $25,000. On January 24, 2014, it is learned that the company’s receivable from Spears Inc. is not collectible and therefore management authorizes a write-off of $4,300.
a. Prepare the journal entry to record the write-off.
b. What is the cash realizable value of the accounts receivable before the write-off and after the write-off?