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Anstead Co. is experiencing a decrease in sales and operating income for the fiscal year ending October 31. Ryan Frazier, controller of Anstead Co., has suggested that all orders received before the end of the fiscal year be shipped by midnight, October 31, even if the shipping department must work overtime. Because Anstead Co. ships all merchandise FOB shipping point, it would record all such shipments as sales for the year ending October 31, thereby offsetting some of the decreases in sales and operating income. Discuss whether Ryan Frazier is behaving in a professional manner.

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Financial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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Carl Warren + 2 others
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ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 7, Problem 2CP
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Anstead Co. is experiencing a decrease in sales and operating income for the fiscal year ending October 31. Ryan Frazier, controller of Anstead Co., has suggested that all orders received before the end of the fiscal year be shipped by midnight, October 31, even if the shipping department must work overtime. Because Anstead Co. ships all merchandise FOB shipping point, it would record all such shipments as sales for the year ending October 31, thereby offsetting some of the decreases in sales and operating income.

Chapter 7, Problem 2CP, Anstead Co. is experiencing a decrease in sales and operating income for the fiscal year ending Discuss whether Ryan Frazier is behaving in a professional manner.

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Discuss if Ryan is behaving in a professional manner in the given scenario.

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FOB shipping point: FOB shipping point means that the buyer pays all costs incurred for the delivery of goods, once the goods are left from the supplier’s warehouse. The buyer becomes the owner of the goods in transit, when the goods are shipped by the seller is termed as FOB shipping point.

Yes. Ryan, Controller of A Company, is behaving ethical and professional manner. The company is following FOB shipping point method when shipping goods to its customers. Ryan has instructed that all the order that is received before the end of fiscal year has to be shipped by midnight...

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