Gross Profit Method Astaire Company uses the gross profit method

Gross Profit Method Astaire Company uses the gross profit method to estimate inventory for monthly reporting purposes. Presented below is information for the month of May.
Inventory, May 1 $ 160,000
Purchases (gross) 640,000
Freight-in 30,000
Sales 1,000,000
Sales returns 70,000
Purchase discounts 12,000
(a) Compute the estimated inventory at May 31, assuming that the gross profit is 25% of sales.
(b) Compute the estimated inventory at May 31, assuming that the gross profit is 25% of cost.



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