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ISBN: 9781337902663
Chapter 6, Problem 6DQ
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If inventory is being valued at lost and the price level is steadily rising, which of the three method of costing—FIFO, LIFO, or weighted average cost—will yield the lowest annual income tax expense? Explain.

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Explain the method of costing that will yield the lowest annual income tax expense.

Explanation of Solution

Cost flow assumptions:

It can be referred to as the method which determines the flow of costs when an inventory is sold. Instead of keeping a track record for cost of each product sold, a company adopts these methods, and identifies which units were sold. It differs from specific identification method because the actual physical movement of goods may be unrelated to the flow of costs...

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