Big Company buys 80 percent of the outstanding shares of Little Company on January 1, Year One. Big paid an amount that was in excess of the underlying fair value of the subsidiary’s assets and liabil

Big Company buys 80 percent of the outstanding shares of Little Company on January 1, Year One. Big paid an amount that was in excess of the underlying fair value of the subsidiary’s assets and liabilities so that this was not viewed as a bargain purchase. On that date, Little had land worth $500,000 but with a book value of $300,000. Several years later, when Little still held this land as well as other parcels of land, Big reported a Land account of $1.1 million and Little reported a Land account of $700,000. Assume no asset impairments have taken place. What is the consolidated balance to be reported for land?

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