Ch. 2 Advanced

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Consolidates all subsidiary assets and liabilites
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At the date of an acquisition, which is not a bargain purchase, the acquisition method
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A worksheet
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Lisa Co. paid cash for all of the voting common stock of Victoria Corp. Victoria will continue to exist as a separate corporation. Entries for the consolidation of Lisa and Victoria would be recorded in
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Option B: (parent) Book value (sub) Fair Value
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In an acquisition where control is achieved, how would the land accounts of the parent and the land accounts of the subsidiary be combined?
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Cost of the investment less the subsidiary fair value at acquisition date
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Using the acquisition method for a business combination, goodwill is generally defined as:
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Option B: Increase Investment>>>> Decrease Paid-in-Capital
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Direct combination costs and stock issuance costs are often incurred in the process of making a controlling investment in another company. How should those costs be accounted for in a pre-2009 purchase transaction?
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Option A: Expensed>>>>Expensed
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How are direct and indirect costs accounted for when applying the acquisition method for a business combination?
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If the subsidiary retains its incorporation, the consolidation is not formally recorded in the accounting records of the acquiring company
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What is the primary accounting difference between accounting for when the subsidiary is dissolved and when the subsidiary retains its incorporation?
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The transaction establishes an acquisition fair value basis for the company being acquired
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Which one of the following is a characteristic of a business combination accounted for as an acquisition?
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An indefinite-lived asset subject to testing for impairment
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Acquired in-process research and development is considered as:
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A statutory merger requires dissolution of the acquired company while a statutory consolidation does not require dissolution
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An example of a difference in types of business combination is:
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Is no longer allowed for business combinations after June 30, 2001
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According to GAAP, the pooling of interest method for business combinations
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Fair value for the consideration transferred by the acquirer as well as the fair value of items received by the acquirer can enter into the determination of the acquirer’s accounting valuation of the acquired company
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Which one of the following is a characteristic of a business combination that is
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Business combination in which only one of the two companies continues to exist as a legal corporation
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A statutory merger is a(n)
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Direct combination costs are expensed and stock issuance costs are a reduction to additional paid-in-capital
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How are stock issuance costs and direct combination costs treated in a business combination which is accounted for as an acquisition when the subsidiary will retain its incorporation?

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