During 2005, A Company sold merchandise to B Company that originally cost A Company $15,000 and the sale was made for $20,000. On December 31, 2005, B Company’s inventory included merchandise purchased from A Company at a cost to B Company of $12,000.
Also during 2005, A Company acquired $18,000 of merchandise from B Company. B Company uses a normal markup of 25% above its cost. A Company’s ending inventory includes $10,000 of the merchandise acquired from B Company.