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(Nonmonetary Exchanges) - On August 1, Hyde, Inc. exchanged productive assets with Wiggins,

On August 1, Hyde, Inc. exchanged productive assets with Wiggins, Inc. Hyde's asset is referred to below as Asset A, and Wiggins is referred to as Asset B. The following facts pertain to these assets.
Asset A Asset B
Original cost $96,000 $110,000
Accumulated depreciation (to date of exchange) 40,000 47,000
Fair value at date of exchange 60,000 75,000
Cash paid by Hyde, Inc. 15,000
Cash received by Wiggins, Inc. 15,000

Instructions
(a) Assuming that the exchange of Assets A and B has commercial substance, record the exchange for both Hyde, Inc. and Wiggins, Inc. in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
(b) Assuming that the exchange of Assets A and B lacks commercial substance, record the exchange for both Hyde, Inc. and Wiggins, Inc. in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

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Instruction A
Hyde, Inc.
DR: Accumulated depreciation 40,000
DR: Asset - new 67,000
DR: Gain 4,000
CR: Asset - old 96,000
CR: ...

Solution Summary

The solution records the exchange for Hyde, Inc and WIggins, Inc in accordance to accounting principles.

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