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At December 31, 2013, certain accounts included in the property, plant, and equipment section of Golden Corporation's statement of financial position had the following balances:
Land .......................... $310,000
Buildings-Structure .................... 883,000
Leasehold Improvements ................... 705,000
Equipment ........................ 845,000
During 2014, the following transactions occurred:
1. Land site No. 621 was acquired for $800,000 plus a commission of $47,000 to the real estate agent. Costs of $33,500 were incurred to clear the land. In clearing the land, topsoil and gravel were recovered and sold for $ 11,000.
2. Land site No. 622, which had a building on it, was acquired for $560,000. The closing statement indicated that the land's assessed tax value was $309,000 and the building's value was $102,000. Shortly after acquisition, the building was demolished at a cost of $28,000. A new building was constructed for $340,000 plus the following costs:
Excavation fees ................ $38,000
Architectural design fees ........... 15,000
Building permit fee ............. 2,500
"Green roof" design and construction
(to be retrofitted every seven years) ........ 36,000
Imputed interest on funds used during
construction (share financing) .......... 8,500
The building, completed and occupied on September 30, 2014, is expected to have a 30-year useful life.
3. A third tract of land (No. 623) was acquired for $265,000 and was put on the market for resale.
4. During December 2014, costs of $89,000 were incurred to improve leased office space. The related lease will terminate on December 31, 2016, and is not expected to be renewed.
5. A group of new machines was purchased under a royalty agreement. The terms of the agreement require Golden Corporation to pay royalties based on the units of production for the machines. The machines' invoice price was $111,000, freight costs were $3,300, installation costs were 53,600, and royalty payments for 20I4 were $15,300.
Instructions
(a) Prepare a detailed analysis of the changes in each of the following statement of financial position accounts for 20I4: Land, Leasehold Improvements, Buildings-Structure, Buildings-Roof, and Equipment. Ignore the related accumulated depreciation accounts.
(b) List the items in the situation that were not used to determine the answer to part (a) above, and indicate where, or if, these items should be included in Golden's financial statements.
(c) Using the terminology from the conceptual framework in Chapter 2, explain why the items in part (b) were not included in the accounts Land, Leasehold Improvements, Buildings (the Structure and Roof accounts), and Equipment.


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