Question: The balance in retained earnings on January 1 2014 for
The balance in retained earnings on January 1, 2014, for Palmer Inc. was $800,000. During the year, the corporation paid cash dividends of $90,000 and distributed a stock dividend of $8,000. In addition, the company determined that it had understated its depreciation expense in prior years by $50,000. Net income for 2014 was $120,000. Prepare the retained earnings statement for 2014.
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