Simpson and Homer Corporation acquired an office building on three acres of land for a lump-sum price

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Simpson and Homer Corporation acquired an office building on three acres of land for a lump-sum price of $2,400,000. According to independent appraisals, the fair values were $1,300,000, $780,000, and $520,000 for the building, land, and furniture and fixtures, respectively.


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Prepare the journal entry required in proper format to record the purchase of the assets (show all calculations for partial credit review).

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Intermediate Accounting

ISBN: 978-0077400163

6th edition

Authors: J. David Spiceland, James Sepe, Mark Nelson

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