Question: Norton Corporation agrees to acquire the net assets of Payco

Norton Corporation agrees to acquire the net assets of Payco Corporation. Just prior to the acquisition, Payco’s balance sheet is as follows:
Fair values agree with book values except for the equipment, which has an estimated fair value of $40,000. Also, it has been determined that brand-name copyrights have an estimated value of $15,000. Norton Corporation pays $25,000 in acquisition costs to consummate the transaction.
Record the acquisition on the books of Norton Corporation assuming the cash paid to Payco Corporation is $160,000.

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