Pan Corporation has an 80 percent interest in Sip Corporation,

Pan Corporation has an 80 percent interest in Sip Corporation, its only subsidiary. The 80 percent interest was acquired on July 1, 2011, for $400,000, at which time Sip's equity consisted of $300,000 capital stock and $100,000 retained earnings. The excess of fair value over book value was assigned to buildings with a 20-year remaining useful life. On December 31, 2013, Sip sold equipment with a remaining useful life of four years to Pan at a gain of $20,000. Pan Corporation had separate income for 2013 of $500,000 and for 2014 of $600,000. Income and retained earnings data for Sip Corporation for 2013 and 2014 are as follows:

2014 2013 Retained earnings January I Add: Net income Deduct: Dividends Retained earnings December 31 $150,000 100,000 $

1. Compute Pan Corporation's income from Sip, net income, and consolidated net income for each of the years 2013 and 2014.
2. Compute the correct balances of Pan's investment in Sip at December 31, 2013 and 2014, assuming no changes in Sip's outstanding stock since Pan acquired itsinterest.

A Corporation is a legal form of business that is separate from its owner. In other words, a corporation is a business or organization formed by a group of people, and its right and liabilities separate from those of the individuals involved. It may...


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