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Employees are paid every Saturday for the preceding work

Intermediate Accounting | 15th Edition | ISBN: 9781118147290 | Authors: Donald E. Kieso ISBN: 9781118147290 164

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Problem 8

Employees are paid every Saturday for the preceding work week. If a balance sheet is prepared on Wednesday, December 31, what does the amount of wages earned during the first three days of the week (12/29, 12/30, 12/31) represent? Explain.

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○ Last­In, First­Out Method­ (LIFO)Assumes that the most ecently purchased units (the last in) are sold firs (the firstout) ■ When goods are purcahsed, put them in a bin in the order they were purchased (first purcahsed items go on the bottom), when they are sold the inventory is removed from the top of the bin (last purcahsed items are removed first) ■ Allocated newest unit costs to CGS and the oldest unit costs to ending inventory

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Textbook: Intermediate Accounting
Edition: 15
Author: Donald E. Kieso
ISBN: 9781118147290

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