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The Canton Corporation shows the following income statement. The firm uses FIFO inventory accounting. CANTON CORPORATION Income Statement for 20X1 Sales Cost of goods sold Gross profit Selling and administrative expense Depreciation Operating profit Taxes (30%) Aftertax income $ 272,800 (17,600 units at $15.50) 123,200 (17,600 units at $7.00) 149,600 13,640 15,900 120,060 $84,042 a. Assume in 20X2 the same 17,600-unit volume is maintained, but that the sales price increases by 10 percent. Because of FIFO inventory policy, old inventory will still be charged off at $7 per unit. Also assume selling and administrative expense will be 5 percent of sales and depreciation will be unchanged. The tax rate is 30 percent. Compute aftertax income for 20X2. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your final answer to the nearest whole dollar amount.) Aftertax income b. In part a, by what percent did aftertax income increase as a result of a 10 percent increase in the sales price? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Input your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places.) Gain in aftertax income c. Now assume that in 20X3 the volume remains constant at 17,600 units, but the sales price decreases by 15 percent from its year 20X2 level. Also, because of FIFO inventory policy, cost of goods sold reflects the inflationary conditions of the prior year and is $7.50 per unit. Further, assume selling and administrative expense will be 5 percent of sales and depreciation will be unchanged. The tax rate is 30 percent. Compute the aftertax income. (Round the sales price per unit to 2 decimal places but do not round any other intermediate calculations. Round your final answer to the nearest whole dollar amount.) Aftertax income

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