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    Consolidated At Date of Acquisition: How to allocate price paid

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    Describe for someone who does not understand this. Allocate the difference between the purchase price of a subsidiary and the underlying book value of the subsidiary's assets and liabilities.

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    Describe for someone who does not understand this. Allocate the difference between the purchase price of a subsidiary and the underlying book value of the subsidiary's assets and liabilities.

    When you purchase all of another firm, the price that is paid is assigned to the assets and liabilities purchased. So, you assign based on the ...

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    Your discussion is 234 words plus an example with numbers to show you how consolidation at the date of acquisition works.

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