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Sun Corporation concluded the fair value of Tender Company was $60,000 and paid that amount to acquire its net assets. Tender reported assets with a book value of $55,000 and fair value of $71,000 and liabilities with a book value and fair value of $20,000 on the date of combination. Sun also paid $4,000 to a search firm for finder’s fees related to the acquisition.

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Give the journal entries to be made by Sun to record its investment in Tender and its payment of the finder’s fees.



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