addition inventory costing methods

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 (3) risks and three (3) benefits of using the perpetual inventory management system. Discuss the main types of inventory errors that could occur using the perpetual inventory system, and the major impact to the balance sheet and income statement

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Prashant S
School: University of Virginia


allows for accurate restocking

uncovers shrinkage and theft

better for small businesses that can sufficiently get by with just a cash register and simple accounting procedures


increased accuracy issues

more likely to have technology problems with this

its not an ideal system if you sell services rather than products

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