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Consolidation - Journal Entries

P2-1 Consolidation
Phillips Solina
Current Assets $180,000.00 $85,000.00
Plant & equipment (net) $450,000.00 $140,000.00
Total Assets $630,000.00 $225,000.00

Total Liabilities $95,000 $35,000
Common Stock, $10 par value 350,000 160,000
Other contributed capital 125,000 53,000
Retained earnings (deficit) 60,000 -23,000

Total liabilities & equities $630,000 $225,000

On January 1, 2007, the stockholders of Phillips and Solina agreed to a consolidation. Because FASB requires that one party be recognized as the acquirer and the other as the acquirer, it was agreed that Phillips was acquiring Solina. Phillips agreed to issue 20,000 shares of its $10 par stock to acquire all the net assets of Solina at a time when the fair
value ot Phillips' cpmmon stock was $15 per share.

On the date of consolidation, the fair values of Solina's current assets and liabilities were equal to their book values. The fair value of plant and equipment was, however, $150,000.
Phillips will incur $20,000 of dirct acquisition costs and $6,000 in stock issue costs.

Prepare the journal entries on the books of Phillips to record the acquisition.

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The solution prepares the journal entries on the books of Phillips to record the acquisition.

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