Gordon Company started operations on January 1, 2002, and has used the FIFO method of inventory valuation

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Gordon Company started operations on January 1, 2002, and has used the FIFO method of inventory valuation since its inception. In 2008, it decides to switch to the average-cost method. You are provided with the following information.

Gordon Company started operations on January 1, 2002, and has

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(a) What is the beginning retained earnings balance at January 1, 2004, if Gordon prepares comparative financial statements starting in 2004?
(b) What is the beginning retained earnings balance at January 1, 2007, if Gordon prepares comparative financial statements starting in 2007?
(c) What is the beginning retained earnings balance at January 1, 2008, if Gordon prepares single-period financial statements for 2008?
(d) What is the net income reported by Gordon in the 2007 income statement if it prepares comparative financial statements starting with2005?

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Intermediate Accounting principles and analysis

ISBN: 978-0471737933

2nd Edition

Authors: Terry d. Warfield, jerry j. weygandt, Donald e. kieso

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