27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094




27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

LIFO perpetual inventory

The beginning inventory at Midnight Supplies and data on purchases anti sales for a three-month period are shown in Problem 7-1A.


  1. 1. Record the inventory, purchases, and cost of merchandise sold data in a perpetual inventory record similar to the one illustrated in Exhibit 4, using the last-in. first-out method.
  2. 2. Determine the total sales, the total cost of merchandise sold, and the gross profit from sales for the period.
  3. 3. Determine the ending inventory cost as of March 31.


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.


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 record: the inventory, purchases and cost of merchandise sold in perpetual inventory system.


Calculate the cost of merchandise sold and ending inventory.


To determine

To calculate: the sales and cost of merchandise sold accounts and gross profit.


To determine

To calculate: Ending inventory cost for the period.

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