Use the information provided in BE12-7. Assume that the fair value of the division is estimated to be $750,000 and the implied goodwill is $350,000. Prepare Waters’ journal entry, if necessary, to record impairment of the goodwill.
Debited loss on Impairment by $50,000 and credited Goodwill by $50,000.
The reporting unit’s fair value ($750,000) is less than its carrying value ($800,000), indicating an impairment. The loss is the difference between the $400,000 in recorded goodwill and the $350,000 in implied goodwill.
Loss on Impairment ($400,000 - $350,000)
(Being loss on impairment is recorded)
On January 1, 2017, Dagwood Company purchased at par 6%
bonds having a maturity value of $300,000. They are dated January 1, 2017, and mature January 1, 2022, with interest received
on January 1 of each year. The bonds are classified in the held-to-maturity category.
(a) Prepare the journal entry at the date of the bond purchase.
(b) Prepare the journal entry to record the interest revenue on December 31, 2017.
(c) Prepare the journal entry to record the interest received on January 1, 2018.
Question: Waters Corporation purchased Johnson Company 3 years ago and at that time recorded goodwill of $400,000. The Johnson Division’s net assets, including the goodwill, have a carrying amount of $800,000. The fair value of the division is estimated to be $1,000,000. Prepare Waters’ journal entry, if necessary, to record impairment of the goodwill.
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