Question: On January 1 20X1 ABC Limited purchased 90 of the

On January 1, 20X1, ABC Limited purchased 90% of the outstanding common shares of XYZ Limited for $ 150,000. At that date, XYZ Limited’s condensed statement of financial position and fair values were as follows:

Assume a 10-year amortization period for any capital assets.

1. Assume the following information regarding net income and dividends for XYZ Limited:

Calculate the balance in the investment account in ABC’s books at the end of 20X5 assuming that ABC uses the equity method of accounting in its books.
2. Assume that ABC uses the cost method of accounting for its investment. Prepare a journal entry or entries to reflect the information previously provided for 20X4 and20X5.

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