Tones Industries has the following patents on its December 31, 2019, balance sheet. The following events occurred

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Tones Industries has the following patents on its December 31, 2019, balance sheet.

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The following events occurred during the year ended December 31, 2020.

1. Research and development costs of $245,700 were incurred during the year.

2. Patent D was purchased on July 1 for $36,480. This patent has a useful life of 9? years.

3. As a result of reduced demands for certain products protected by Patent B, a possible impairment of Patent B?s value may have occurred at December 31, 2020. The controller for Tones estimates the expected future cash flows from Patent B will be as follows.

Year ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Expected Future Cash Flows2021........................................................$2,0002022..........................................................2,0002023..........................................................2,000

The proper discount rate to be used for these flows is 8%. (Assume that the cash flows occur at the end of the year.)

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a. Compute the total carrying amount of Tones? patents on its December 31, 2019, balance sheet.

b. Compute the total carrying amount of Tones? patents on its December 31, 2020, balance sheet.

Discount Rate
Depending upon the context, the discount rate has two different definitions and usages. First, the discount rate refers to the interest rate charged to the commercial banks and other financial institutions for the loans they take from the Federal...
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Intermediate Accounting

ISBN: 978-1119503668

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