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Textbook Problem

You are an owner/bookkeeper in a country whose economy has been nearly destroyed. Goods are scarce. In fact, you have no goods to sell at the start of each day. You go out early each morning to purchase goods and haul them back to sell. At the end of the day, you have sold everything. Prepare a Cost of Goods Sold section for a day when you purchased $400 in goods. What conclusion can you draw?

To determine

Prepare Cost of Goods Sold section of the income statement, and provide conclusion.

Explanation

Cost of goods sold: The amount of cost of merchandise sold during a certain period is referred to as cost of goods sold.

Computation of cost of goods sold:

Cost of Goods Sold
Beginning inventory balance$XXX
Inventory bought during the periodXXX
Cost of goods available for saleXXX
Less: Ending inventory(XXX)
Cost of goods sold$XXX

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