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What is the effect on the current period income statement and the balance sheet when inventories are written down using the lower of cost or market method? What is the effect on future period income statements and balance sheets?

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Concept introduction:

Lower of Cost or market value method:

Lower of Cost or market value method is applied to find the cost of ending inventory to be recorded in the book of account. According to this method the cost is compared with the market value and inventory is recorded with the lower amount of cost or market value.

To indicate:

The effect of writing down to the inventory at lower of cost of market value on present and future income statement and balance sheet.

Explanation

Lower of Cost or market value method is applied to find the cost of ending inventory to be recorded in the book of account. According to this method the cost is compared with the market value and inventory is recorded with the lower amount of cost or market value.

The writing down the inventory at lower of cost of market value results i...

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