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On June 30, 2015, Streeter Company reported the following account balances:


On June 30, 2015, Princeton Company paid $310,800 cash for all assets and liabilities of Streeter, which will cease to exist as a separate entity. In connection with the acquisition, Princeton paid $15,100 in legal fees. Princeton also agreed to pay $55,600 to the former owners of Streeter contingent on meeting certain revenue goals during 2016. Princeton estimated the present value of its probability adjusted expected payment for the contingency at $17,900.
In determining its offer, Princeton noted the following pertaining to Streeter:
• It holds a building with a fair value $43,100 more than its book value.
• It has developed a customer list appraised at $25,200, although it is not recorded in its financial records.
• It has research and development activity in process with an appraised fair value of $36,400.
However, the project has not yet reached technological feasibility and the assets used in the activity have no alternative future use.
• Book values for the receivables, inventory, equipment, and liabilities approximate fair values.
Prepare Princeton’s accounting entry to record the combination withStreeter.


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