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##### ACC - On January 1, 2009, Nichols Company acquired 80% of Smith Company's common stock

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Question;On January 1, 2009, Nichols Company acquired 80% of Smith Company's common stock and 40% of its non-voting, cumulative preferred stock. The consideration transferred by Nichols was \$1,200,000 for the common and \$124,000 for the preferred. Any excess acquisition-date fair value over book value is considered goodwill. The capital structure of Smith immediately prior to the acquisition is: Common Stock, \$10 par value (50,000 shares outstanding) = 500,000Preferred Stock, 6% cumulative, \$100 par (3,000 shares outstanding) = 300,000Additional Paid-In Capital = 200,000Retained Earnings = 500,000Total Stockholders Equity = 1,500,000(A) Compute the goodwill recognized in consolidation (the answer is \$310,000)(B) Computer the non-controlling interest in Smith at the date of acquisition(the answer is 486,000)(C) If Smith's net income is \$100,000 in the year following the acquisition, what is the non-controlling interest balance (the answer is 27,000)Please show every step of calculations

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