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Yaeger Corporation - Intangible Asset

1. Presented below is information related to copyrights owned by Yaeger Corporation at December 31, 2004:
Cost $3,600,000
Carrying amount 3,200,000
Expected future net cash flows 2,800,000
Fair value 1,900,000
Assume Yaeger will continue to use this asset in the future. As of December 31, 2004, the copyrights have a remaining useful life of 5 years.
(a) Prepare the journal entry (if any) to record the impairment of the asset at December 31, 2004.
(b) Prepare the journal entry to record amortization expense for 2005.
(c) The fair value of the copyright at December 31, 2005 is $2,000,000. Prepare the journal entry (if any) necessary to record this increase in fair value.

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A - Debit Loss on Impairment - 1,300,000
Credit Copyrights - 1,300,000 (Carrying amount minus fair ...

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The solution computes amortization, impairement of copyrights for Yaeger corporation along with journal entries.