Big River Rafting pays $310,000 plus $15,000 in closing costs to buy out a competitor. The real estate consists of land appraised at $105,000, a building appraised at $210,000, and equipment appraised at $35,000.
Compute the cost that should be allocated to the building.
Lup-Sum Asset Purchase:
Various assets are sometimes bought for a single sum. These assets cannot be recorded as one in the fixed assets subsidiary ledger, but rather they should be recorded separately at their allocated purchase price.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The correct option is d.
The company must allocate the total cost of the basket of assets ($310,000 + $15,000 = $325,000), and use the appraised...
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