X who was closing his books on 31.03.2006 failed to take the actual stock which he did on 9th April, when it was ascertained by him to be worth Rs 25,000.
It was found that sales are entered in the Sales Day Book on the same day of despatch and the returns inward in the returns book as and when the goods are received back. Purchases are entered in the Purchase Day Book once the invoices are received. Observations -
i. Sales between 31st March and 9th April as per Sales Book are Rs 1,720. Rate of gross profit is 33 1/3 % on cost.
ii. Purchases during the same period as per Purchases Book are Rs 120.
iii. Out of above purchases, goods amounting to Rs 50 were not received until after the stock was taken.
iv. Goods invoiced during the month of March, but goods received only on 4th April, amounted to Rs 100.
You want to find the value of physical stock on 31st March. You start with the value of stock on 9th April.
Q.How would you adjust the observation # 4?