On January 1, 2014, Prince Company purchased an 80% interest in the common stock of Sivet Company for $1,040,000, which was $60,000 greater than the book value of equity acquired. The difference betwe

On January 1, 2014, Prince Company purchased an 80% interest in the common stock of Sivet Company for $1,040,000, which was $60,000 greater than the book value of equity acquired. The difference between implied and book value relates to the subsidiary’s land.

The following information is from the consolidated retained earnings section of the consolidated statements workpaper for the year ended December 31, 2014:

SIVET

CONSOLIDATED

COMPANY

BALANCES

1/01/14 retained earnings

$300,000

$1,400,000

Net income

220,000

680,000

Dividends declared

(80,000)

(140,000)

12/31/14 retained earnings

$440,000

$1,940,000

Sivet’s stockholders’ equity includes only common stock and retained earnings.

Required:

A. Prepare the workpaper eliminating entries for a consolidated statements workpaper on December 31, 2014. Prince uses the cost method.

B. Compute the total noncontrolling interest to be reported on the consolidated balance sheet on December 31, 2014.

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