Allison Corporation acquired all of the outstanding voting stock of Mathias, Inc., on January 1, 2017, in

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Allison Corporation acquired all of the outstanding voting stock of Mathias, Inc., on January 1, 2017, in exchange for $5,875,000 in cash. Allison intends to maintain Mathias as a wholly owned subsidiary. Both companies have December 31 fiscal year-ends. At the acquisition date, Mathias's stockholders' equity was $2,000,000 including retained earnings of $1,500,000.
At the acquisition date, Allison prepared the following fair value allocation schedule for its newly acquired subsidiary:
Consideration transferred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,875,000
Mathias stockholders' equity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,000,000
Excess fair over book value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,875,000
To unpatented technology (8-year remaining life) . . . . . . $ 800,000...........
To patents (10-year remaining life) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,500,000 ...........
To increase long-term debt
(Undervalued, 5-year remaining life) . . . . . . . . . . . . . (100,000) ....3,200,000
Goodwill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 675,000
Post-acquisition, Allison employs the equity method to account for its investment in Mathias. During the two years following the business combination, Mathias reports the following income and dividends:
______________ Income ___________ Dividends
2017 ............. $480,000 .................... $25,000
2018 .............. 960,000 ...................... 50,000
No asset impairments have occurred since the acquisition date. Individual financial statements for each company as of December 31, 2018, appear below. Parentheses indicate credit balances. Dividends declared were paid in the same period.
Allison Corporation acquired all of the outstanding voting stock of

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a. Show how Allison determined its December 31, 2018, Investment in Mathias balance.
b. Prepare a worksheet to determine the consolidated values to be reported on Allison's financial statements?

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Advanced Accounting

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