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Multiple Choice Questions 1) What method must be used if FASB Statement No. 94 prohibits full consolidation of a 70% owned subsidiary? A) The cost method B) The Liquidation value C) Market value D) Equity method 2) From the standpoint of accounting theory, which of the following statements is the best justification for the preparation of.
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8) Sandpiper Inc. acquired a 30% interest in Shore Corporation for $27,000 cash on January 1, 2011, when Shore's stockholders' equity consisted of $30,000 of capital stock and $20,000 of retained earnings. Shore Corporation reported net income of $18,000 for 2011. The allocation of the $12,000 excess of cost over.
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14) Shebing Corporation had $80,000 of $10 par value common stock outstanding on January 1, 2010, and retained earnings of $120,000 on the same date. During 2010 and 2011, Shebing earned net incomes of $30,000 and $45,000, respectively, and paid dividends of $8,000 and $10,000, respectively. On January 1, 2010, Pentz.
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12) Passcode Incorporated acquired 90% of Safe Systems International for $540,000, the market value at that time.  On the date of acquisition, Safe Systems showed the following balances on their ledger: Book ValueFair Value Current Assets$200,000$200,000 Buildings290,000320,000 Equipment410,000430,000 Liabilities(350,000)(360,000) Safe Systems has determined that their buildings have a remaining life of 10 years, and their equipment.
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13) Pamula Corporation paid $279,000 for 90% of Shad Corporation's $10 par common stock on December 31, 2011, when Shad Corporation's stockholders' equity was made up of $200,000 of Common Stock, $60,000 Additional Paid-in Capital and $40,000 of Retained Earnings. Shad's identifiable assets and liabilities reflected their fair values on.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1) Which of the following will be debited to the Investment account when the equity method is used? A) Investee net losses B) Investee net profits C) Investee declaration of dividends D) Depreciation of excess purchase cost attributable to investee equipment 2) A parent company uses the equity method to account for its.
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6) Polaris Incorporated purchased 80% of The Solar Company on January 2, 2011, when Solar's book value was $800,000. Polaris paid $700,000 for their acquisition, and the fair value of noncontrolling interest was $175,000. At the date of acquisition, the fair value and book value of Solar's identifiable assets and.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1) What method of accounting will generally be used when one company purchases less than 20% of the outstanding stock of another company? A) Only the fair value method may be used. B) Only the equity method may be used. C) Either the fair value method or the equity method may.
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10) Pool Industries paid $540,000 to purchase 75% of the outstanding stock of Swimmin Corporation, on December 31, 2011. Any excess fair value over the identified assets and liabilities is attributed to goodwill.  The following year-end information was available just before the purchase: PoolSwimmin Swimmin BookBook Fair ValueValueValue Cash$756,000$80,000$80,000 Accounts Receivable260,000152,000152,000 Inventory480,000100,000120,000 Land440,000160,000140,000 Plant and equipment-net1,320,000400,000430,000 $3,256,000$892,000$922,000 Accounts Payable$880,000$22,000$22,000 Bonds.
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14) On January 2, 2011, Power Incorporated paid $630,000 for a 90% interest in Smallsen Company.  Smallsen's equity at that time amounted to $600,000, and their book values for assets and liabilities recorded approximated their fair values. Smallsen did not issue any additional stock in 2011.  At December 31, 2011,.
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8) Patterson Company acquired 90% of Starr Corporation on January 1, 2011 for $2,250,000. Starr had net assets at that time with a fair value of $2,500,000. At the time of the acquisition, Patterson computed the annual excess fair-value amortization to be $20,000, based on the difference between Starr's net.
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6) Dotterel Corporation paid $200,000 cash for 40% of the voting common stock of Swamp Land Inc. on January 1, 2011. Book value and fair value information for Swamp on this date is as follows: BookFair AssetsValuesValues Cash$60,000$60,000 Accounts receivable120,000120,000 Inventories80,000100,000 Equipment340,000400,000 $ 600,000$ 680,000 Liabilities & Equities Accounts payable$200,000$200,000 Note payable120,000100,000 Capital stock200,000 Retained earnings  80,000                        $600,000$300,000 Required: .
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2) Parrot Inc. acquired an 85% interest in Sparrow Corporation on January 2, 2011 for $42,500 cash when Sparrow had Capital Stock of $15,000 and Retained Earnings of $25,000. Sparrow's assets and liabilities had book values equal to their fair values except for inventory that was undervalued by $2,000. Balance.
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Exercises 1) Parrot Corporation acquired 90% of Swallow Co. on January 1, 2011 for $27,000 cash when Swallow's stockholders' equity consisted of $10,000 of Capital Stock and $5,000 of Retained Earnings. The difference between the fair value and book value of Swallow's net assets was allocated solely to a patent amortized.
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7) On January 1, 2011, Pendal Corporation purchased 25% of the outstanding common stock of Sedda Corporation for $100,000 cash. Book value and fair value of Sedda's assets and liabilities at the time of acquisition are shown below. AssetsBookFair ValuesValues Cash$40,000$40,000 Accounts receivable100,00090,000 Inventories40,00050,000 Equipment   180,000  210,000  $360,000$390,000 Liabilities & Equities Accounts payable$110,000$110,000 Note payable50,00040,000 Capital stock100,000 Retained earnings 100,000          $360,000$150,000 Required: .
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16) Petra Corporation paid $500,000 for 80% of the outstanding voting common stock of Sizable Corporation on January 2, 2011 when the book value of Sizable's net assets was $460,000. The fair values of Sizable's identifiable net assets were equal to their book values except as indicated below. BookFair ValueValue Inventories     (sold in.
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7) Pawl Corporation acquired 90% of Snab Corporation on January 1, 2011 for $72,000 cash when Snab's stockholders' equity consisted of $30,000 of Capital Stock and $30,000 of Retained Earnings. The difference between the fair value of Pawl's assets and liabilities and the book value was allocated to a plant.
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3) Pancake Corporation saw the potential for vertical integration and purchases a 15% interest in Syrup Corp. on January 1, 2010, for $150,000.  At that date, Syrup's stockholders' equity included $200,000 of $10 par value common stock, $300,000 of additional paid in capital, and $500,000 retained earnings.  The companies began.
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18) On January 1, 2011, Pinnead Incorporated paid $300,000 for an 80% interest in Shalle Company.  At that time, Shalle's total book value was $300,000.  Patents were undervalued in the amount of $10,000. Patents had a 5-year remaining useful life, and any remaining excess value was attributed to goodwill.  The.
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11) When performing a consolidation, if the balance sheet does not balance, A) that indicates that the Investment in Subsidiary account on the parent's books should not be adjusted to -0-, because there is excess value represented in the investment. B) it is usually because of the noncontrolling interest, as these amounts.
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8) Parakeet Company has the following information collected in order to prepare a cash flow statement and uses the direct method for Cash Flow from Operations. The annual report year end is December 31, 2011. Noncontrolling Interest Dividends Paid$20,000 Dividends Received from Equity Investees17,000 Cash Paid to Employees37,000 Cash Paid for Other Operating Activities34,000 Cash.
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11) On January 1, 2012, Packaging International purchased 90% of Shipaway Corporation's outstanding shares for $135,000 when the fair value of Shipaway's net assets were equal to the book values.  The balance sheets of Packaging and Shipaway Corporations at year-end 2011 are summarized as follows: PackagingShipaway Assets$590,000$180,000 Liabilities$70,000$30,000 Capital stock360,00090,000 Retained earnings160,00060,000 If a consolidated balance.
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2) On December 31, 2011, Paladium International purchased 70% of the outstanding common stock of Sennex Chemical. Paladium paid $140,000 for the shares and determined that the fair value of all recorded Sennex assets and liabilities approximated their book values, with the exception of a customer list that was not.
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17) For 2010, 2011, and 2012, Squid Corporation earned net incomes of $40,000, $70,000, and $100,000, respectively, and paid dividends of $24,000, $32,000, and $44,000, respectively. On January 1, 2010, Squid had $500,000 of $10 par value common stock outstanding and $100,000 of retained earnings. On January 1 of each of.
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20) Keynse Company owns 70% of Subdia Incorporated. The Investment in Subdia qualifies as a business reporting unit under FASB 142, and Keynse has reported goodwill in the amount of $200,000 with respect to its acquisition of Subdia. Subdia's $10 par common stock is currently trading for $92 per share,.
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9) Pool Industries paid $540,000 to purchase 75% of the outstanding stock of Swimmin Corporation, on December 31, 2011. Any excess fair value over the identified assets and liabilities is attributed to goodwill.  The following year-end information was available just before the purchase: PoolSwimmin Swimmin BookBook Fair ValueValueValue Cash$756,000$80,000$80,000 Accounts Receivable260,000152,000152,000 Inventory480,000100,000120,000 Land440,000160,000140,000 Plant and equipment-net1,320,000400,000430,000 $3,256,000$892,000$922,000 Accounts Payable$880,000$22,000$22,000 Bonds.
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4) Wader's Corporation paid $120,000 for a 25% interest in Shell Company on July 1, 2010. No information is available on the fair value of Shell's assets and liabilities. Assume the equity method. Shell's trial balances at July 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010 were as follows: DebitsDecember 31July 1 Current assets$100,000$50,000 Noncurrent.
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4) Powell Corporation acquired 90% of the voting stock of Santer Corporation on January 1, 2010 for $11,700 when Santer had Capital Stock of $5,000 and Retained Earnings of $4,000. The amounts reported on the financial statements approximated fair value, with the exception of inventories, which were understated on the.
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Exercises 1) Plum Corporation paid $700,000 for a 40% interest in Satin Company on January 1, 2011 when Plum's stockholders' equity was as follows: 10% cumulative preferred stock, $100 par$  500,000 Common stock, $10 par value300,000 Other paid-in capital 400,000 Retained earnings     800,000 Total stockholders' equity$2,000,000 On this date, the book values of Plum's assets and.
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11) Assume that Pansy Incorporated used the cost method of accounting for its investment in Sunflower. The balance in the Investment in Sunflower account at December 31, 2013 was A) $76,700. B) $80,000. C) $83,300. D) $95,000. 12) Assume that Pansy has significant influence and uses the equity method of accounting for its investment in.
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Exercises 1) Passerby International purchased 80% of Standaround Company's outstanding common stock for $200,000 on January 2, 2011. At that time, the fair value of Standaround's net assets were equal to the book values. The balance sheets of Passerby and Standaround at January 2, 2011 are summarized as follows: PasserbyStandaround Assets$1,600,000$470,000 Liabilities$840,000$230,000 Capital stock360,00050,000 Retained earnings400,000190,000 Required: .
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15) Shoreline Corporation had $3,000,000 of $10 par value common stock outstanding on January 1, 2009, and retained earnings of $1,000,000 on the same date. During 2009, 2010, and 2011, Shoreline earned net incomes of $400,000, $700,000, and $300,000, respectively, and paid dividends of $300,000, $550,000, and $100,000, respectively. On January.
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10) Stilt Corporation purchased a 40% interest in the common stock of Shallow Company for $2,660,000 on January 1, 2011, when the book value of Shallow's net equity was $6,000,000. Shallow's book values equaled their fair values except for the following items: BookFair ValueValueDifference Inventories$450,000$500,000$ 50,000 Land100,000450,000350,000 Building-net400,000200,000(200,000) Equipment-net350,000400,00050,000  Required: .
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18) On January 1, 2010, Petrel, Inc. purchased 70% of the outstanding voting common stock of Ocean, Inc., for $2,600,000. The book value of Ocean's net equity on that date was $3,100,000. Book values were equal to fair values except as follows: BookFair Assets & LiabilitiesValuesValues Equipment$ 250,000$ 190,000 Building600,000700,000 Note payable270,000240,000 Required: Prepare a schedule to.
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