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    Accounting for franchise patents and trade name

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    Information concerning Haerhpin Corporation's intangibles is as follows:

    1: On January 1, 2004, Haerhpin signed an agreement to operate as a franchisee of Hsian copy services Inc. for initial franchise fees of #75,000. Of this amount, $15,000 was paid when the agreement was signed, and the balance is payable in 4 annual payments of $15,000 each beginning January 1, 2005. The agreement provides that the down payment is not refundable and no future services are required for the franchisor.

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    Required: Schedule showing the intangible section of balance sheer at Dec 31, 2004 and schedule showing all expenses resulting from the transactions that would appear on income statement

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    Haerhpin Corporation
    Intangible Assets
    December 31, 2004
    Franchise, net of accumulated amortization of $5,870 (Schedule 1) $52,830
    Patent, net of accumulated ...

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    The solution provides systematic accounting process for franchise arrangements, patents and trade name. Complete schedules and calculations are shown for the reader to increase the effectiveness of their learning.