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Financial Accounting: Salvage Value

At the end of the year 2003, a parent sold equipment to a wholly owned subsidiary for $32,000. The equipment cost the parent $100,000 and, at the date of the intercompany sale, had accumulated depreciation of $60,000 and a four-year remaining life. Both the subsidiary and the parent use straight line depreciation and assume no salvage value. The subsidiary plans to depreciate the asset over the equipment's remaining four-year life.

Required:
A) Prepare the elimination entry or entries required on the consolidation workpapers used to prepare a complete set of financial statements for the years 2003 and 2004.

B) Compute the amounts that would appear in the year 2005 consolidated balance sheet for the equipment and related accumulated depreciation.

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(a)
2003:
Equipment (100,000 - 32,000) 68,000
Gain on Sale of equipment ...

Solution Summary

At the end of the year 2003, a parent sold equipment to a wholly owned subsidiary for $32,000. The equipment cost the parent $100,000 and, at the date of the intercompany sale, had accumulated depreciation of $60,000 and a four-year remaining life. Both the subsidiary and the parent use straight line depreciation and assume no salvage value. The subsidiary plans to depreciate the asset over the equipment's remaining four-year life.

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