Pacific Company sells electronic test equipment that it acquires from a foreign source. During the year 2014, the inventory records

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Pacific Company sells electronic test equipment that it acquires from a foreign source. During the year
2014, the inventory records reflected the following:

Pacific Company sells electronic test equipment that it acquires from

Inventory is valued at cost using the LIFO inventory method.

Required:
1. Complete the following income statement summary using the LIFO method and the periodic inventory system (show computations):

Pacific Company sells electronic test equipment that it acquires from

2. The management, for various reasons, is considering buying 20 additional units before December 31, 2014, at $9,000 each. Restate the income statement (and ending inventory), assuming that this purchase is made on December 31, 2014.
3. How much did pretax income change because of the decision on December 31, 2014? Assuming that the unit cost of test equipment is expected to continue to decline in 2015, is there any evidence of income manipulation?Explain.

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Question Posted: July 01, 2014 02:03:59