Costco Wholesale Corporation owns and operates membership warehouses in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan,

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Costco Wholesale Corporation owns and operates membership warehouses in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, and Iceland. Costco also engages in retail operations through a majority-owned subsidiary in Taiwan. The outside equity interests (not owned by Costco) in the Taiwanese subsidiary are presented as noncontrolling interests in Costco’s consolidated financial statements.

Access Costco’s 2018 10-K annual report, and answer the following:

1. How does Costco present the noncontrolling interest in the following financial statements?

∙ Consolidated Balance Sheet

∙ Consolidated Income Statement

∙ Consolidated Statement of Other Comprehensive Income

∙ Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

2. Explain how Costco’s presentations of the noncontrolling interest reflect the acquisition method for consolidated financial reporting as a single economic entity.

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