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Exercise 22-7

Below is the net income of Headland Instrument Co., a private corporation, computed under the three inventory methods using a periodic system.

FIFO Average Cost LIFO
2015 $27,400 $24,200 $21,400
2016 28,300 23,500 19,800
2017 31,100 29,100 25,700
2018 33,500 29,200 25,000

(Ignore tax considerations.)

(a) Assume that in 2018 Headland decided to change from the FIFO method to the average-cost method of pricing inventories. Prepare the journal entry necessary for the change that took place during 2018, and show net income reported for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. (Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually. If no entry is required, select “No Entry” for the account titles and enter 0 for the amounts.)

Account Titles and Explanation Debit Credit
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(b) Assume that in 2018 Headland, which had been using the LIFO method since incorporation in 2015, changed to the FIFO method of pricing inventories. Prepare the journal entry necessary to record the change in 2018 and show net income reported for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. (Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually. If no entry is required, select “No Entry” for the account titles and enter 0 for the amounts.)

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