Prepare a schedule of adjustments to the initial amounts of inventory, accounts payable, and sales…. 1 answer below »

Comprehensive – The Allen Company is a wholesale distributor of automotive replacement parts. Initial amounts taken from Allen’s accounting records are as follows:

Inventory at December 31, 2007 (based on physical count of goods in Allen’s warehouse on December 31, 2007)

$1,250,000

Sales in 2007

$9,000,000

Accounts payable at December 31, 2007:

Terms

Amount

Vendor

2% 10 days, net 30

$265,000

Baker Company

Net 30

210,000

Charlie Company

Net 30

300,000

Dolly Company

Net 30

225,000

Eager Company

Net 30

Full Company

Net 30

Greg Company

$1,000,000

Additional information is as follows:

1. Parts held on consignment from Charlie to Allen, the consignee, amounting to $155,000, were included in the physical count of goods in Allen’s warehouse on December 31, 2007 and in accounts payable at December 31, 2007.

2. $22,000 of parts, which were purchased from Full and paid for in December 2007 were sold in the last week of 2007 and appropriately recorded as sales of $28,000. The parts were included in the physical count of goods in Allen’s warehouse on December 31, 2007 because the parts were on the loading dock waiting to be picked up by customers.

3. Parts in transit on December 31, 2007 to customers, shipped FOB shipping point on December 28, 2007, amounted to $34,000. The customers received the parts on January 7, 2008. Sales of $40,000 to the customers for the parts were recorded by Allen on January 3, 2008.

4. Retailers were holding $210,000 at cost ($250,000 at retail) of goods on consignment from Allen, the consignor, at their stores on December 31, 2007.

5. Goods were in transit from Greg to Allen on December 31, 2007. The cost of the goods was $25,000, and they were shipped FOB shipping point on December 29, 2007.

6. A quarterly freight bill in the amount of $2,000 specifically relating to merchandise purchases in December 2007, all of which was still in the inventory at December 31, 2007, was received on January 4, 2008. The freight bill was not included in either the inventory or in accounts payable at December 31, 2007.

7. All of the purchases from Baker occurred during the last seven days of the year. These items have been recorded in accounts payable and accounted for in the physical inventory at cost before discount. Allen’s policy is to pay invoices in time to take advantage of all cash discounts, adjust inventory accordingly, and record accounts payable, net of cash discounts.

Required

Prepare a schedule of adjustments to the initial amounts of inventory, accounts payable, and sales. Show the effect, if any, of each of the transactions separately and indicate if the transactions would have no effect on the amount.

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