ACC 280 / XACC 280
Axia College of University of Phoenix (UoP)
Principles of Accounting
Weygandt, J. J., Kimmel, P. D., & Kieso, D. E. (2008). Financial Accounting (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
ACC 280 / XACC 280 Solution
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Exercise 1-4 (E1-4) The following situations involve accounting principles and assumptions.
1. Grossman Company owns buildings that are worth substantially more than they originally cost. In an effort to provide more relevant information, Grossman reports the buildings at market value in its accounting reports.
2. Jones Company includes in its accounting records only transaction data that can be expressed in terms of money.
3. Caleb Borke, president of Caleb’s Cantina, records his personal living costs as expenses of the Cantina.
For each of the three situations, say if the accounting method used is correct or incorrect. If correct, identify which principle or assumption supports the method used. If incorrect, identify which principle or assumption has been violated.
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