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# Multiple step income statement

I need help with reconstructing a multiple step income statement including earnings per share.

Problem (also attached):

Problem

At the end of 2003, vandals destroyed your financial records. Fortunately, the controller had kept certain statistical data related to the income statement, as follows:

a. Cost of goods sold was \$2,000,000.
b. Administrative expenses were 20% of the cost of sales but only 10% of sales.
c. Selling expenses were 150% of administrative expenses.
d. Bonds payable were \$1,000,000, with an average interest rate of 11%.
e. The tax rate was 48%.
f. 50,000 shares of common stock were outstanding for the entire year.

Required:
From the information given, reconstruct a multiple-step income statement for the year. Include earnings per share.

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I need help with reconstructing a multiple step income statement including earnings per share.

Problem (also attached):

Problem

At the end of 2003, vandals destroyed your financial records. ...

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