Adam Company acquired 60% of the outstanding common stock o

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Adam Company acquired 60% of the outstanding common stock of Saul Company on June 30, 2011 for $283,800. On that date, the fair value of the non-controlling interest was $189,200.

On the acquisition date, Saul Company had retained earnings in the amount of $60,000, and the fair value of its recorded assets and liabilities was equal to their book value. The excess of cost over the fair value of the recorded net assets was attributed to an unrecorded manufacturing formula held by Saul Company, which

had an expected remaining useful life of five years from June 30, 2011.

On December 31, 2011, Adam company sold equipment (with an original cost of $200,000 and accumulated depreciation of $50,000) to Saul Company for $175,000. This equipment has since been depreciated at an annual rate of 20% of the purchase price.

During 2012, Saul Company sold land to Adam Company at a profit of $30,000. Adam still holds the land acquired from Saul.

The inventory of Adam Company on December 31, 2012 included goods purchased from Saul Company on which Saul recognized a profit of $7,500.

During 2013, Saul Company sold goods to Adam Company for $375,000, of which $160,000 was unpaid at December 31, 2013. The December 31, 2013 inventory of Adam Company included goods acquired from Saul Company on which Saul recognized a profit of $10,500.

During 2013 Adam Company sold goods to Saul Company for $600,000 at a markup on sales of 20%. At December 31, 2013, 30% of these goods remain unsold by Saul Company. Saul Company still owes Adam Company $160,000 for these inventory purchases.

On January 1, 2013 Saul Company reports $600,000 in bonds outstanding with a book value of $564,000. Adam purchases half of these bonds on the open market for $291,000. Attribute the income effects of this transaction to the parent company.

Required: Carefully Follow and label each step.

1. Prepare the acquisition analysis as of acquisition date. Compute the unamortized differential as of 1/1/2013.

2. Analyze each intercompany transaction. Label as either upstream downstream.

3. Calculate Net income to the controlling interest for the year 2013

4. Verify the calculation of the balance in the account equity in sub earnings and record the parent company entries with respect to its investment during 2013

5. Prepare all elimination entries for 2013.

6. Complete the consolidating spreadsheet for the year ended 2013.