|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Payables and Accruals [Abstract]|
7. ACCRUED EXPENSES
Accrued expenses consist of the following:
ACCRUED PROFESSIONAL, BOARD AND OTHER FEES
Accrued professional, board and other fees consist of the following:
See Note 12 – Stockholders’ Equity – Warrant Issuances. See Note 16 – Commitments and Contingencies – Taxes.
See Note 14 – Related Parties for additional details.
The Company provides a limited product warranty against defects in materials and workmanship for its Blink Network residential and commercial chargers, ranging in length from one to two years. The Company accrues for estimated warranty costs at the time of revenue recognition and records the expense of such accrued liabilities as a component of cost of sales. Estimated warranty costs are based on historical product data and anticipated future costs. Should actual cost to repair and failure rates differ significantly from estimates, the impact of these unforeseen costs would be recorded as a change in estimate in the period identified. For the year ended December 31, 2018, the change in reserve was approximately $161,000. Warranty (benefit) expenses for the years ended December 31, 2018 and 2017 were $258,000 and $(35,755), respectively which has been included within cost of revenues on the consolidated statement of operations. As of December 31, 2018 and 2017, the Company recorded a warranty liability of $9,700 and $171,000 representing the estimated cost to repair those chargers under warranty or host owned chargers for which the host has procured a maintenance contract. The Company records maintenance and repairs expenses for chargers it owns deployed at host locations as incurred. The Company estimates an approximate cost of $118,000 to repair those deployed chargers which it owns as of December 31, 2018.
The entire disclosure for accounts payable and accrued liabilities at the end of the reporting period.
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