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Financial & Managerial Accounting
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Financial & Managerial Accounting

Financial & Managerial Accounting

Book edition 7th
Author(s) John J Wild, Ken W. Shaw, Barbara Chiappetta
Pages 1096 pages
ISBN 9781259726705

Short Answer

Oingo Equipment Co. wants to prepare interim financial statements for the first quarter. The company wishes to avoid making a physical count of inventory. Otingo’s gross profit rate averages 35%. The following information for the first quarter is available from its records.

January 1, Beginning inventory


Cost of goods purchased




Sales return



Use the gross profit method to estimate the company’s first-quarter ending inventory.

Ending Inventory totals $619,892.

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Definition of Gross Profit

The excess of revenue earned by the business over the direct cost incurred in the production or acquisition of the goods sold is known as gross profit.

Ending Inventory Under Gross Profit Method


Amount $



Less: Sales return


Net sales


Cost of goods sold under gross profit method:

Ending Inventory:


Amount $

Beginning Inventory


Cost of goods purchased



Less: Cost of goods sold


Ending Inventory


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