Richmond Inc. reported income from operations during 2019

Richmond Inc. reported income from operations during 2019 of $750,000. Additional transactions occurring in 2019 but not considered in the $750,000 are as follows: 1.The corporation experiences an uninsured loss due to government determination of possible contamination in the amount of $55,000 before taxes during the year. The company had never experienced a similar situation in its history. 2.The corporation decided to change from the weighted average method of inventory to the First-In First-Out method. The effect of this change on prior years is an increase in income before taxes of $35,000. The First-in First-out method has been used for 2019. 3.Investments sold resulted in a loss of $92,800 before taxes. 4.Available-for-Sale Debt Securities experienced an unrealized holding gain of $32,000 before taxes during 2019. 5.The board of directors voted on January 1, 2019, to dispose of a segment of its business. On that date the book value of the segment was $1,400,000. The corporation was committed to the plan to sell and was actively looking for a buyer. The segment was sold on November 30, 2019 for $1,180,000. The segment generated an income of $375,000 from operations from January 1, 2019 to the disposal date. The disposal of the segment is viewed as a strategic shift that will have a major effect on the operations

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