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ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

A company’s current year net income (after income tax) is 25% larger than that of the preceding year. Does this indicate improved operating performance? Why or why not?

To determine

Net income: The bottom line of income statement which is the result of excess of earnings from operations (revenues) over the costs incurred for earning revenues (expenses) is referred to as net income. Net income is calculated as shown below:

Net income = RevenuesExpense

To determine: Whether current year net income has improved the operating performance or not.

Explanation

When there is increase in the net income, it must be compared with the changes in the sales, expenses, and assets that are being provided to the business for the current year...

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