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27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094

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

The inventory at the end of the year was understated by $14,750. (a) Did the error cause an overstatement or an understatement of the gross profit for the year? (b) Which items on the balance sheet at the end of the year were overstated or understated as a result of the error?

(a)

To determine

Inventory error:

Inventory errors are sometimes caused by making mistake, in physical count, in pricing the inventory correctly, or in recognizing the transfer of title for the goods in transit. These inventory errors affect both the income statement as well as the balance sheet.

To state: any overstatement or understatement of gross profit due to inventory error.

Explanation

The inventory at the year-end is understated by $14,750...

(b)

To determine

To state: any overstatement or understatement of items in balance sheet due to inventory error.

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