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Consolidated Balance Sheet for Dish Corp.

Dish Corp. acquired 100% of the stock of Towel Company by issuing 10,000 shares of $10 par common stock with a market value of $60 per share. Summarized balance sheet data for the two companies immediately prior to the acquisition are as follows:

Dish Towel
Total Assets $1,200,000 $1,500,000 $900,000 $1,300,000
Total Liabilities 800,000 700,000 600,000 750,000
Total Equity 400,000 300,000
Total $1,200,000 $900,000

Determine the dollar amounts to be presented in the consolidated balance sheet for (1) total assets, (2) total liabilities, and, (3) total equity.


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First we calculate the amount of goodwill.

The net assets of Towel Company are FV of Total Assets - FV of total liabilities
Net Assets = 1,300,000-750,000=550,000
The amount paid is ...

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The solution explains how to prepare a consolidated balance sheet