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BUAD 280 Week 8 Notes

by: Manisha Malhotra

BUAD 280 Week 8 Notes BUAD 280

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These notes cover week 8 of BUAD 280.
Introduction to Financial Accounting
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Date Created: 10/10/16
BUAD 280 Week 8 Notes (10/10) • purchase, purchase discounts, returns • beg inv + purchases (goods available for sale) ­ COGS = end inv • inventory valuation ­ method that we calculate the dollar amount of COGS + ending  inventory reported on the financial statements • 1) specific identification • 2) first in first OA (FIFO) • 3) last in first out (LIFO) • 4) average cost • specific identification ­ company goes in and identifies the specific items that were  sold • FIFO ­ assumes the oldest purchases are sold first. ending inventory is composed of  the most recent items • LIFO ­ assumes the most recent purchases are sold first so ending inventory is  composed of the oldest items • average cost ­ assumes the cost of goods sold is equal to the average cost of goods  available for sale • to maximize gross profit you choose the inventory valuation method that minimizes  COGS • lower of cost or market ­ inventory is recorded at the lower of historical costs or  “market value”  • replacement cost ­ purchase price of identical goods • net realizable value ­ cash that would be received from selling the inventory minus  any selling costs • if replacement cost or net realizable value are less that historical cost, record a write­ down • debit COGS, credit inventory (to record inventory write­down) • never record write ups, only write downs


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