Question: On January 1 2011 Harrison Inc acquired 90 percent of

On January 1, 2011, Harrison, Inc., acquired 90 percent of Starr Company in exchange for $1,125,000 fair-value consideration. The total fair value of Starr Company was assessed at $1,200,000. Harrison computed annual excess fair-value amortization of $8,000 based on the difference between Starr’s total fair value and its underlying net asset fair value. The subsidiary reported earnings of $70,000 in 2011 and $90,000 in 2012 with dividend payments of $30,000 each year. Apart from its investment in Starr, Harrison had income of $220,000 in 2011 and $260,000 in 2012.
a. What is the consolidated net income in each of these two years?
b. What is the ending noncontrolling interest balance as of December 31, 2012?

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