Question: Steelcase Inc is the global leader in providing furniture for

Steelcase Inc. is the global leader in providing furniture for office environments. The company uses the LIFO inventory method for external reporting and for income tax purposes but maintains its internal records using FIFO. The following disclosure note was included in a recent annual report:

The company's income statement reported cost of goods sold of $2,236.7 million for the fiscal year ended February 27, 2009.

1. Steelcase adjusts the LIFO reserve at the end of its fiscal year. Prepare the February 27, 2009, adjusting entry to make the cost of goods sold adjustment.
2. If Steelcase had used FIFO to value its inventories, what would cost of goods sold have been for the 2009 fiscalyear?
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