Beecher’s Boston Barbeque Company purchased a customer list and

Beecher’s Boston Barbeque Company purchased a customer list and an ongoing research project for a total of $300,000. Beecher uses the expected cash flow approach for estimating the fair value of these two intangibles. The appropriate interest rate is 8%. The potential future cash flows from the two intangibles, and their associated probabilities, are as follows:

Customer List

Outcome 1 20% probability of cash flows of $40,000 at the end of each year for five years.

Outcome 2 30% probability of cash flows of $18,000 at the end of each year for four years.

Outcome 3 50% probability of cash flows of $9,000 at the end of each year for three years.

Ongoing Research Project

Outcome 1 10% probability of cash flows of $450,000 at the end of each year for 10 years.

Outcome 2 20% probability of cash flows of $12,000 at the end of each year for four years.

Outcome 3 70% probability of cash flows of $500 at the end of each year for three years.


Instructions:

Prepare the journal entry necessary to record the purchase of the two intangibles.


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