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Under what conditions can inventory be valued above cost?

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Indicate the conditions under which a company can value inventory above its cost.

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Inventory: Inventory is the stock of goods bought by a wholesaler, or retailer, or trader to be sold within a year. Merchandise inventory is a current asset account that includes all the costs incurred to acquire merchandise, and process it further for sale.

In general, a company would not value its inventory more than its original cost. But there are circumstances in which U...

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