Intermediate Accounting: P22-9 Lowell Corporation has used the accrual basis of accounting

Intermediate Accounting
P22-9 Error Analysis
Lowell Corporation has used the accrual basis of accounting for several years. A review of the records, however, indicates that some expenses and revenues have been handled on a cash basis because of errors made by an inexperienced bookkeeper. Income statements prepared by the bookkeeper reported $29,000 net income for 2009 and $37,000 net income for 2010. Further examination of the records reveals that the following items were handled improperly.
1. Rent was received from a tenant in December 2009. The amount, $1,000, was recorded as income at that time even though the rental pertained to 2010.
2. Wages payable on December 31 have been consistently omitted from the records of that date and have been entered as expenses when paid in the following year. The amounts of the accruals recorded in this manner were:
December 31, 2008 1,100
December 31, 2009 1,200
December 31, 2010 940
3. Invoices for office supplies purchased have been charged to expense accounts when received. Inventories of supplies on hand at the end of each year have been ignored, and no entry has been made for them.
December 31, 2008 1,300
December 31, 2009 940
December 31, 2010 1,420

Prepare a schedule that will show the corrected net income for the years 2009 and 2010. All items listed should be labeled clearly. (Ignore income tax considerations.)
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