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James M. Wahlen + 2 others
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How does a corporation record and report a correction of a material error made in a previous year in its current year’s financial statements?

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State the manner by which the corporate will record and report the correction of a material error made in the previous year in its current year’s financial statement.

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Dividends:

This is the amount of cash distributed to stockholders by a company out its earnings, according to their proportion of shares invested in the company.

The error made by the corporation in its financial statement are required to treat the  corrections made on all material errors as prior period adjustments of retained earnings...

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