on january 1 2011 standard co bought 40 of the 256635

On January 1, 2011, Standard Co. bought 40% of the outstanding common stock of Exchange Corp. for $380,000 cash. Standard Co. accounts for this investment by the equity method. At the date of acquisition of the stock, Exchange Corp.’s net assets had a carrying value of $630,000. Assets with an average remaining life of five years have a current fair value that is $160,000 in excess of their carrying values. The remaining difference between the purchase price and the value of the underlying stockholders’ equity cannot be attributed to any identifiable tangible or intangible asset. Accordingly, the remaining difference is allocated to goodwill. At the end of 2011, Exchange Corp. reports net income of $210,000. During 2011, Exchange Corp. declared and paid cash dividends of $30,000.

Instructions:

Give the entries necessary to reflect Standard Co.’s investment in Exchange Corp. for 2011.

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