Journalizing liability transactions
The following transactions of Dunn Miles occurred during 2012:
Miles is party to a patent infringement lawsuit of $230,000. Miles’s attorney is certain it is remote that Miles will lose this lawsuit.
Estimated warranty expense at 3% of sales of $430,000.
Warranty claims paid in the amount of $6,400.
Miles is party to a lawsuit for copyright violation of $130,000. Miles’s attorney advises that it is probable Miles will lose this lawsuit.
Miles estimates warranty expense on sales for the second half of the year of $510,000 at 3%.
1. Journalize required transactions, if any, in Miles’s general journal. Explanations are not required.
2. What is the balance in Estimated warranty payable?