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Question: Volata Company began operations on January 1,


Volata Company began operations on January 1, 2019. In the second quarter of 2020, it adopted the FIFO method of inventory valuation. In the past, it used the LIFO method. The company’s interim income statements as originally reported under the LIFO method follow:



Volata Company began operations on January 1, 2019. In the -1

If the FIFO method had been used since the company began operations, cost of goods sold in each of the previous quarters would have been as follows:



Volata Company began operations on January 1, 2019. In the -2

Sales for the second quarter of 2020 are $20,000, cost of goods sold under the FIFO method is $9,000, and operating expenses are $3,400. The effective tax rate remains 25 percent. Volata Company has 1,000 shares of common stock outstanding.
Prepare a schedule showing the calculation of net income and earnings per share that Volata reports for the three-month period and the six-month period ended June 30, 2020.

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