EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (EIN)
Sales – Enter total monthly sales including receipts from services.
SALES AND REPORTING PERIOD (See instructions on reverse side)
Mark one box to indicate the period covered by the sales entered
in item 4a. If other than "Calendar month" is marked, specify ending date.
Ending date (Month and day)
END-OF-MONTH INVENTORIES (See instructions on reverse side)
Are the data reported in item 5a for a date other than the end of the month?
METHOD OF INVENTORY COST DETERMINATION (See instructions on reverse side)
Amount of inventories in Item 5a subject to LIFO costing (includes LIFO reserve)
(1) LIFO reserve – The LIFO reserve is the DIFFERENCE between a given physical stock valued on a
non-LIFO basis, for example FIFO, and the same physical stock valued at LIFO (i.e., non-LIFO
value minus LIFO value).
(2) LIFO value of inventories in item 6b (excludes LIFO reserve)
NUMBER OF ESTABLISHMENTS
Note : The sum of items 6b(1) and 6b(2) should equal item 6b. The sum of items 6b and 6c should equal item 5a.
Enter the total number of wholesale establishments covered by this report, including auxiliary locations
(such as warehouses, garages, and central administrative offices) servicing these establishments.
Number of establishments
Yes – Enter the date that the data represents and continue with item 6
Were any of the monthly inventories reported in item 5a valued using the LIFO method
of cost determination?
Yes – Continue with item 6b
No – Go to item 7
Amount of inventories in Item 5a not subject to LIFO costing
Inventories – Enter total end-of-month inventories.
Note: Exclude sales of goods which were manufactured in the United States by this firm, parent company or their subsidiaries.
• Enter "NA" if inventory data are NOT AVAILABLE or "0" if inventory data are ZERO. Do not