Novak Tool Company’s December 31 year-end financial statements contained the following errors.
|December 31, 2017||December 31, 2018|
|Ending inventory||$10,100 understated||$7,700 overstated|
|Depreciation expense||$2,400 understated||—|
An insurance premium of $68,100 was prepaid in 2017 covering the years 2017, 2018, and 2019. The entire amount was charged to expense in 2017. In addition, on December 31, 2018, fully depreciated machinery was sold for $13,900 cash, but the entry was not recorded until 2019. There were no other errors during 2017 or 2018, and no corrections have been made for any of the errors. (Ignore income tax considerations.) (Enter negative amounts using either a negative sign preceding the number e.g. -15,000 or parentheses e.g. (15,000).)
(a) Compute the total effect of the errors on 2018 net income.
|Total effect of errors on net income||$|
(b) Compute the total effect of the errors on the amount of Novak’s working capital at December 31, 2018.
|Total effect on working capital||$|
(c) Compute the total effect of the errors on the balance of Novak’s retained earnings at December 31, 2018.
|Total effect on retained earnings||$|