This case illustrates how to account for impairment of loans and receivables.


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This case illustrates how to account for impairment of loans and receivables. Facts Entity A has a loan asset whose initial carrying amount is $100,000 and whose effective interest rate is 8%. On January 1, 20X5, Entity A determines that the borrower will probably enter into bankruptcy, and expects to collect only $20,000 of remaining principal and interest cash flows. Entity A expects to recover this amount at the end of 20X5. Required Determine the amount that Entity A should record as an impairment loss during 20X5 and the amount of interest income that would be reported during 20X5, if any.

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