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Cost of merchandise sold and related items The following data were extracted from the accounting records of Harkins Company for the year ended April 30, 2019: Increase in estimated returns inventory $ 11,600 Merchandise inventory, May 1, 2018 380,000 Merchandise inventory, April 30, 2019 415,000 Purchases 3,800,000 Purchases returns and allowances 150,000 Purchases discounts 80,000 Sales 5,850,000 Freight in 16,600 a. Prepare the cost of merchandise sold section of the income statement for the year ended April 30, 2019, using the periodic inventory system. b. Determine the gross profit to be reported on the income statement for the year ended April 30, 2019. c. Would gross profit be different if the perpetual inventory system was used instead of the periodic inventory system?

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ISBN: 9781337272094

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Cost of merchandise sold and related items

The following data were extracted from the accounting records of Harkins Company for the year ended April 30, 2019:

Increase in estimated returns inventory $ 11,600
Merchandise inventory, May 1, 2018 380,000
Merchandise inventory, April 30, 2019 415,000
Purchases 3,800,000
Purchases returns and allowances 150,000
Purchases discounts 80,000
Sales 5,850,000
Freight in 16,600
  1. a. Prepare the cost of merchandise sold section of the income statement for the year ended April 30, 2019, using the periodic inventory system.
  2. b. Determine the gross profit to be reported on the income statement for the year ended April 30, 2019.
  3. c. Would gross profit be different if the perpetual inventory system was used instead of the periodic inventory system?

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