acct401 chapter 1 - On January 1 2013 Deuce Inc acquired 15 of Wiz Co's outstanding common stock for $62,400 and categorized the investment as an

acct401 chapter 1 - On January 1 2013 Deuce Inc acquired 15...

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On January 1, 2013, Deuce Inc. acquired 15% of Wiz Co.'s outstanding common stock for $62,400 and categorized the investment as an available-for-sale security. Wiz earned net income of $96,000 in 2013 and paid dividends of $36,000. On January 1, 2014, Deuce bought an additional 10% of Wiz for $54,000. This second purchase gave Deuce the ability to significantly influence the decision making of Wiz. During 2014, Wiz earned $120,000 and paid $48,000 in dividends. As of December 31, 2014, Wiz reported a net book value of $468,000. For both purchases, Deuce concluded that Wiz Co.'s book values approximated fair values and attributed any excess cost to goodwill.What amount of equity incomeshould Deuce have reported for 2014? $30,000.$16,420.$38,340.$18,000.$32,840.2014 Income = ($120,000 × 25%) = $30,000 Atlarge Inc. owns 30% of the outstanding voting common stock of Ticker Co. and has the ability to significantly influence the investee's operations and decision making. On January 1, 2013, the balance in the Investment in Ticker Co.account was $402,000. Amortization associated with the purchase of this investment is $8,000 per year. During 2013, Ticker earned income of $108,000 and paid cash dividends of $36,000. Previously in 2012, Ticker had sold inventory costing $28,800 to Atlarge for $48,000. All but 25% ofthis merchandise was consumed by Atlarge during 2012. The remainder was used during the first few weeksof 2013. Additional sales were made to Atlarge in 2013; inventory costing $33,600 was transferred at a price of $60,000. Of this total, 40% was not consumed until 2014.What was the balance in the Investment in Ticker Co.account at the end of 2013?

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