The December 31, 2016, year-end inventory balance of the Raymond Corporation is $210,000. You have been asked to review the following transactions to determine if they have been correctly recorded. 1. Goods shipped to Raymond f.o.b. destination on December 26, 2016, were received on January 2, 2017. The invoice cost of $30,000 is included in the preliminary inventory balance. 2. At year-end, Raymond held $14,000 of merchandise on consignment from the Harrison Company. This merchandise is included in the preliminary inventory balance. 3. On December 29, merchandise costing $6,000 was shipped to a customer f.o.b. shipping point and arrived at the customer’s location on January 3, 2017. The merchandise is not included in the preliminary inventory balance. 4. At year-end, Raymond had merchandise costing $15,000 on consignment with the Joclyn Corporation. The merchandise is not included in the preliminary inventory balance. Required: Determine the correct inventory amount to be reported in Raymond’s 2016 balance sheet.

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The December 31, 2016, year-end inventory balance of the Raymond Corporation is $210,000. You have been asked to review the following transactions to determine if they have been correctly recorded. 1. Goods shipped to Raymond f.o.b. destination on December 26, 2016, were received on January 2, 2017. The invoice cost of $30,000 is included in the preliminary inventory balance. 2. At year-end, Raymond held $14,000 of merchandise on consignment from the Harrison Company. This merchandise is included in the preliminary inventory balance. 3. On December 29, merchandise costing $6,000 was shipped to a customer f.o.b. shipping point and arrived at the customer’s location on January 3, 2017. The merchandise is not included in the preliminary inventory balance. 4. At year-end, Raymond had merchandise costing $15,000 on consignment with the Joclyn Corporation. The merchandise is not included in the preliminary inventory balance. Required: Determine the correct inventory amount to be reported in Raymond’s 2016 balance sheet.

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Transportation Costs:

The costs of delivering the merchandise inventory from the manufacturer to the buyer are termed as transportation cost and are differentiated on the basis of terms of the payment of transportation charges or freight by the buyer or the seller.

FOB Shipping point means that the buyer pays...

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