(Change to LIFO Retail) John Olerud Ltd., a local retailing concern in the Bronx, New York, has decided to change from the conventional retail inventory method to the LIFO retail method starting on January 1, 2018. The company recomputed its ending inventory for 2017 in accordance with the procedures necessary to switch to LIFO retail. The inventorycomputed was $212,600.InstructionsAssuming that John Olerud Ltd.’s ending inventory for 2017 under the conventional retail inventory method was $205,000, prepare the appropriate journal entry on January 1, 2018.

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(Change to LIFO Retail) John Olerud Ltd., a local retailing concern in the Bronx, New York, has decided to change from the conventional retail inventory method to the LIFO retail method starting on January 1, 2018. The company recomputed its ending inventory for 2017 in accordance with the procedures necessary to switch to LIFO retail. The inventory
computed was $212,600.
Instructions
Assuming that John Olerud Ltd.’s ending inventory for 2017 under the conventional retail inventory method was $205,000, prepare the appropriate journal entry on January 1, 2018.

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