Chapter 10 - Additional Consolidation Reporting Issues
Tower Corporation's controller has just finished preparing a consolidated balance sheet,
income statement, and statement of changes in retained earnings for the year ended December
31, 2009. Tower owns 80 percent of Network Corporation's stock, which it acquired at
underlying book value on November 1, 2006. At that date, the fair value of the noncontrolling
interest was equal to 20 percent of Network Corporation's book value. The following
information is available:
Consolidated net income for 2009 was $160,000.
Network reported net income of $50,000 for 2009.
Tower paid dividends of $30,000 in 2009.
Network paid dividends of $10,000 in 2009.
Tower issued common stock on February, 18, 2009, for a total of $100,000.
Consolidated wages payable decreased by $6,000 in 2009.
Consolidated depreciation expense for the year was $15,000.
Consolidated accounts receivable decreased by $20,000 in 2009.
Bonds payable of Tower with a book value of $102,000 were retired for $100,000 on
December 31, 2009.
Consolidated amortization expense on patents was $10,000 for 2009.
Tower sold land that it had purchased for $75,000 to a nonaffiliate for $80,000 on June 10,
Consolidated accounts payable decreased by $7,000 during 2009.
Total purchases of equipment by Tower and Network during 2009 were $180,000.
Consolidated inventory increased by $36,000 during 2009.