|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2021
Note 5 – Notes Receivable
The Company has provided unsecured advances or extended financing related to the purchase of the Company’s equipment or franchise fees to various franchisees. These arrangements have terms of up to 18 months with interest typically based on LIBOR plus 700 basis points with an initial interest free period. The Company also provides loans to various franchisees through its relationship with Intensive Capital Inc. (“ICI”) (see Note 9 for additional information). The Company accrues the interest as an addition to the principal balance as the interest is earned. Activity related to these arrangements is presented within operating activities in the condensed consolidated statements of cash flows.
The Company has also provided unsecured loans for the establishment of new or transferred franchise studios to various franchisees. These loans have terms of up to ten years and bear interest at fixed rates ranging from 7.75% to 15%, or variable rates based on LIBOR plus a specified margin. The Company accrues interest as an addition to the principal balance as the interest is earned. Activity related to these loans is presented within investing activities in the condensed consolidated statements of cash flows.
At September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, the principal balance of the notes receivable was approximately $6,121 and $5,773, respectively. On a periodic basis, the Company evaluates its notes receivable balance and establishes an allowance for doubtful accounts, based on a number of factors, including evidence of the franchisee’s ability to comply with the terms of the notes, economic conditions and historical collections. Account balances are written off against the allowance after all means of collection have been exhausted and the potential for recovery is considered remote. At September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, the Company has reserved approximately $1,889 and $1,909 as uncollectible notes receivable, respectively.
The entire disclosure for claims held for amounts due a entity, excluding financing receivables. Examples include, but are not limited to, trade accounts receivables, notes receivables, loans receivables. Includes disclosure for allowance for credit losses.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2009/role/commonPracticeRef