Dhb Industries Inc

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1. There were many adjustments that were made in the original balance sheet to properly record overstatements made by DHB Inc. In the current assets, one major entry that was heavily overstated was inventory. Inventory went from $47,560,000 to $38,231,000. The difference of $47,742,000 is a material due to the magnitude of the difference.

Another material difference is deferred income tax assets that went from $483,000 to $19,094,000. Totaling a significant difference of $18,611,000.

Total current assets changed from $142,266,000 to $106,467,000. The majority of the differences of 35,799,000 came from the above.

Under current liabilities, two accounts that were significant were notes payable and income tax
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