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ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Perpetual inventory using LIFO

Assume that the business in Exercise 7-9 maintains a perpetual inventory system. Determine the cost of merchandise sold for each sale and the inventory balance after each sale, assuming the last-in, first-out method. Present the data in the form illustrated in Exhibit 4.

To determine

Perpetual Inventory System:

Perpetual Inventory System refers to the inventory system that maintains the detailed records of every inventory transactions related to purchases, and sales on a continuous basis. It shows the exact on-hand-inventory at any point of time.

Last-in-Last-Out:

In Last-in-First-Out method, the costs of last purchased items are considered as the cost of goods sold, for the items which are sold first. The value of the closing stock consists of the initial purchased items.

To determine: Cost of merchandise sold and inventory balance after each sale.

Explanation

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LIFO
Purchases Cost of merchandise sold Inventory
Date Quantity Unit cost Total cost Quantity Unit cost Total cost Quantity Unit cost Total cost
1-Jan 4,000 $20 $80,000
19-Apr 2,500 $20 $50,000 1,500 $20 $30,000
30-Jun 6,000 $24 $144,000 1,500 $20 $30,000

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