Jeff is the new inventory manager for Alan Company. During the year-end inventory count, Jeff forgets that the company stores additional inventory in a back room, causing his final ending inventory count to be understated. Explain what effect this error will have on the reported amounts for (a) assets, (b) liabilities, (c) stockholders’ equity (or retained earnings), (d) revenues, (e) expenses, and (f) net income in the current year.

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Jeff is the new inventory manager for Alan Company. During the year-end inventory count, Jeff forgets that the company stores additional inventory in a back room, causing his final ending inventory count to be understated.
Explain what effect this error will have on the reported amounts for (a) assets, (b) liabilities, (c) stockholders’ equity (or retained earnings), (d) revenues, (e) expenses, and (f) net income in the current year.

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