Re: MGT101 GDB 1 Solution and Discussion
Total Marks 4
Starting Date Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Closing Date Monday, June 08, 2020
Question Title GDB-01
Topic to be tested:
To understand the presentation of Profit and loss account/Income statement.
Mr. Waseem is working as an accountant in a business organization under the name of ABC Brothers. He has recently prepared financial statements by using the data available in Trial Balance of ABC Brothers and he has presented the financial statements to the Manager accounts of the organization. Manager accounts observed the following errors in the income statement prepared by Mr. Waseem, which produce inaccurate financial affairs of business.
Carriage inwards of Rs. 35,000 wrongly reported under the head of selling expenses.
Carriage outwards of Rs. 15,000 wrongly reported under the head cost of goods sold.
Selling expenses of Rs. 20,000 wrongly reported under the head of administration expenses.
Financial expenses of Rs. 13,000 wrongly reported under the head of selling expenses.
What will be correct amount of Gross profit, if Gross profit before correcting the given errors was Rs. 335,000?
What will be correct amount of Cost of goods sold, if the reported amount of sales was Rs. 400,000?
What will be the effect of error “A. Carriage inwards of Rs. 35,000 wrongly reported under the head of selling expenses” on Cost of goods sold? (Just mention whether the Cost of goods sold would be overstated, understated or remains unaffected)
What will be the effect of given errors on net profit? (Just mention whether the net profit would be overstated, understated or remains unaffected)
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