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Bostick Co. acquired the assets of Belk Co. for $1,200,000 in 2016. The estimated fair market value of the assets at the acquisition date was $1,000,000. Goodwill of $200,000 was recorded at acquisition. In 2017, because of negative publicity, one-half of the goodwill acquired from Belk Co. was judged to be permanently impaired.
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a. How will Bostick account for the impairment of the goodwill?
b. Prepare the journal entry to record the permanent impairment of goodwill.


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