Selected accounts from Will’s Sports Equipment’s adjusted trial balance on September 30, 2014, the fiscal year end, follow. The company’s beginning merchandise inventory was $38,200 and ending merchandise inventory is $29,400 for the period.

1. Prepare a multistep income statement for Will’s. Store Salaries Expense, Advertising Expense, Store Supplies Expense, and Depreciation Expense—Store Equipment are selling expenses. The other expenses are general and administrative expenses. The company uses the periodic inventory system. Show details of net sales and operating expenses.
2. Based on your knowledge at this point in the course, how would you use Will’s income statement to evaluate the company’s profitability? What other financial statements should you consider andwhy?

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