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Inventory Costing Methods-Periodic System Following is an inventory acquisition schedule for Fees Corp. for 2014:

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Inventory Costing Methods-Periodic System

Following is an inventory acquisition schedule for Fees Corp. for 2014:

Units Unit Cost

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Beginning inventory 4,000 $20

Purchases:

February 4 2,000 $18

April 12 3,000 $16

September 10 1,000 $14

December 5 2,500 $12


During the year, Fees sold 11,000 units at $30 each. All expenses except cost of goods sold and taxes amounted to $60,000. The tax rate

is 30%


Required

  1. Compute cost of goods sold and ending inventory under each of the following three methods assuming a periodic inventory system: (weighted

average, (b) FIFO, and (c) LIFO.

2.Prepare income statements under each of the three methods.

3.Which method do you recommend so that Fees pays the least amount of taxes during 2014? Explain your answer.

4.Fees anticipates that costs for inventory will increase throughout 2015. Will Fees be to switch from the method you recommended

that it use in 2014 to another method to take advantage of the increase in prices for tax purposes? Explain your answer.


Thank you!

Top Answer

1.) Cost of Goods Sold will be: Weighted Average = $183,040 FIFO = $190,000 LIFO = $178,000 Ending Inventory will be:... View the full answer

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Quantity Unit Cost Total Sales SALES 11,000 S 30.00 S 330,000.00
Weighted Average FIFO LIFO
Sales S 330,000.00 330,000 S 330,000.00
Cost of Goods Sold S 183,040.00 190,000 S 178,000.00
Gross Profit...

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