“Evaluation of Inventory” Please respond to the following:
- From the e-Activity, discuss the primary advantages and disadvantages of using dollar-value LIFO, as compared to specific goods. Imagine you are an accounting consultant hired by management. Recommend to management the method most beneficial during periods of inflation. Support your recommendation with specific examples of the method that is beneficial during periods of inflation.
- Imagine that the management at your company is considering a switch from first-in, first-out (FIFO) to LIFO. Briefly explain to management the inventory profits and the conditions that must exist in order to make such a switch to the LIFO feasible. Also, suggest key reasons why the company should not switch to LIFO. Explain the rationale for your suggestions