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Heidebrecht Design acquired 20% of the outstanding common stock of Quayle Company on January 1, 2014, by paying $800,000 for the 30,000 shares. Quayle declared and paid $0.30 per share cash dividends on March 15, June 15, September 15, and December 15, 2014. Quayle reported net income of $320,000 for the year. At December 31, 2014, the market price of Quayle common stock was $34 per share.

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(a) Prepare the journal entries for Heidebrecht Design for 2014 assuming Heidebrecht Design cannot exercise significant influence over Quayle. (Use the cost method and assume that Quayle common stock should be classified as a trading security.)
(b) Prepare the journal entries for Heidebrecht Design for 2014, assuming Heidebrecht Design can exercise significant influence over Quayle. Use the equity method.
(c) Indicate the balance sheet and income statement account balances at December 31, 2014, under each method of accounting.



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