on december 31 2010 peat limited purchased 70 of the outstanding common shares of so 3387148

On December 31, 2010, Peat Limited purchased 70% of the outstanding common shares of Soap Limited for $7 million. On that date, Soap’s shareholders’ equity consisted of common shares of $5 million and retained earnings of $1.6 million. The financial statements for Peat and Soap for the year ended December 31, 2013, are as follows: Additional information: 1. In negotiating the purchase price, it was agreed that the fair value of all of Soap’s assets and liabilities was equal to their carrying values except for the following: 2. Both companies use firstin, firstout (FIFO) to account for their inventory and the straight-line method for depreciating their equipment. Soap’s equipment at the date of acquisition had a remaining useful life of five years. 3. Each year, goodwill is evaluated to determine if there has been impairment. Goodwill impairment was $100,000 in 2011 and zero for 2012 and 2013. 4. On January 2, 2011, Peat sold equipment to Soap for $552,000. Peat had paid $600,000 for this equipment on January 2, 2009, and had been depreciating the equipment on a straight-line basis over 10 years. There was no change in the estimated useful life of this equipment at the time of the purchase by Soap. 5. During 2013, Peat purchased merchandise from Soap for $600,000. Of this merchandise, 60% was resold by Peat and the other 40% remains in its December 31, 2013, inventory. On December 31, 2012, the inventories of Peat contained $400,000 of merchandise purchased from

 

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