A cost of goods sold statement shows the cost of goods sold over a specific accounting period, typically offering more insights than are found on a normal income statement.

### Example

John Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of soda bottles, had the following inventory balances at the beginning and end of 2018:

In 2018, the company purchased \$1,000,000 of raw materials, and direct labor incurred a cost of \$1,600,000. Manufacturing overheads were as follows:

Sales revenue was \$4,105,000 for the year. Selling and administrative expenses for the year amounted to \$110,000.

### Required

• Prepare a cost of goods manufactured statement
• Prepare a cost of goods sold statement

### Solution

The cost of goods manufactured statement is shown as follows:

Preparation of cost of goods sold statement:

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## Frequently Asked Questions

### What is a cost of goods sold statement?

A cost of goods sold statement shows the cost of goods sold over a specific accounting period, typically offering more insights than are found on a normal income statement.

### What are goods?

The things which are manufactured for selling purpose or bought for reselling purpose are known as goods or merchandise.

### What are the required factors in the cost of goods statement?

First, prepare a cost of goods manufactured statement. Then, prepare a cost of goods sold statement.

### What is a cost of goods manufactured statement?

Cost of goods manufactured is the total cost incurred by a manufacturing company to manufacture products during a particular period.

### What is a cost of goods sold?

The cost of goods sold, or cogs, refers to any direct cost associated with the production of a product. This includes materials, direct labor, machinery, and manufacturing overhead.

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