Ashford 4. acc 2015 - Ashford 4 Week 3 Discussion 1 LIFO vs...

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Ashford 4: - Week 3 - Discussion 1 LIFO vs. FIFO The controller of Sagehen Enterprises believes that the company should switch from the LIFO method to the FIFO method. The controller’s bonus is based on the next income. It is the controller’s belief that the switch in inventory methods would increase the net income of the company. What are the differences between the LIFO and FIFO methods? Guided Response: Analyze several of your peers’ posts. Let at least two of your peers know if a company is better off if it switches from a LIFO method to a FIFO method. Explain your reasoning. Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. What are the two inventory systems? The first method is the first-in, first-out (FIFO). The second is the last-in, first-out (LIFO). The text also talks about a third method, which is the average cost approach.

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