Asked Dec 14, 2019

A business using the retail method of inventory costing determines that merchandise inventory at retail is $396,400. If the ratio of cost to retail price is 61%, what is the amount of inventory to be reported on the financial statements?


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Retail method This method of estimating cost of inventory requires cost and retail prices to be maintained for goods available for sale. The ending inventory cost is estimated by converting ending inventory at retail using ratio of cost to retail price.


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