You were recently offered a position as an intern in the accounting firm Faitou and Dowal LLP. On your first day at work, your supervisor wanted to test your knowledge of accounting. She gave you the following list of accounts and related balances of New Look Corp. as at December 31, 2015, and asked you to complete the requirements below.
1. Prepare the statement of earnings for New Look Corp. for the year ended December 31, 2015. The company is subject to an income tax rate of 40 percent and pays its income taxes within three months.
2. By how much would net earnings change if depreciation expense was omitted in the preparation of the statement of earnings?
3. Prepare the liabilities and shareholders’ equity sections of a classified statement of financial position for New Look Corp. as at December 31, 2015.
4. Compute the total asset turnover ratio and the return on assets based on your answers to the previous requirements, and explain the meaning of each ratio. Assume that the company reported total assets of $ 2,150 at December 31, 2014.

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