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Inferring Costing Method Unit Product Cost Amcor Inc incurs the following costs to produce and sell a single product During the last year 30000 units were produced and

Inferring Costing Method; Unit Product Cost

Amcor, Inc., incurs the following costs to produce and sell a single product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the last year, 30,000 units were produced and 25,000 units were sold. The Finished Goods inventory account at the end of the year shows a balance of $85,000 for the 5,000 unsold units.

 

Required:

1.       Is the company using absorption costing or variable costing to cost units in the Finished Goods inventory account? Show computations to support your answer.

2.       Assume that the company wishes to prepare financial statements for the year to issue to its stockholders.

a.       Is the $85,000 figure for Finished Goods inventory the correct amount to use on these statements for external reporting purposes? Explain.

b.       At what dollar amount should the 5,000 units be carried in inventory for external report- ing purposes?

 

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