Consolidation.

Financial information at 30 June 2016 of Starr Ltd and its subsidiary company, Lennon Ltd include that shown below.

At 1 July 2013, the date Starr Ltd acquired its 80% shareholding in Lennon Ltd, all the identifiable assets and liabilities of Lennon Ltd were at fair value except for the following assets:

Carrying Amount Fair value

Plant (cost $75 000) $ 50 000 $55,000

Land 30 000 38 000

The plant has an expected life of 10 years, with benefits being received evenly over that period. Differences between carrying amounts and fair values are adjusted on consolidation. The land on hand at 1 July 2013 was sold on 1 February 2014 for $40,000. Any valuation reserve in relation to the land is transferred on consolidation to retained earnings.

Starr Ltd uses thefull goodwill method. The fair value of the non-controlling interest at 1 July 2013 was $31,500.

Financial Information at 30 June 2016 Starr Ltd Lennon Ltd

Sales revenue 316,000 220,000

Other revenue:

Debenture interest 5,000 –

Management and consulting fees 5,000 –

Dividend from Lennon Ltd 12,000

Total revenues 338,000 220,000

Cost of sales 130,000 85,000

Manufacturing expenses 90,000 60,000

Depreciation on plant 15,000 15,000

Administrative? 15,000 8,000

Financial? 11,000 5,000

Other expenses? 14,000 12,000

Total expenses? 275,000 185,000

Profit before tax 63,000 35,000

Starr Ltd Lennon Ltd

Income tax expense (25,000) (17,000)

Profit 38,000 18,000

Retained earnings (1/07/15) 50,000 45,000

88,000 63,000

Transfer to general reserve 3,000 –

Interim dividend paid 10,000 10,000

Final dividend declared 10,000 5,000

23,000 15,000

Retained earnings (30/06/16) 65,000 48,000

General reserve 50,000 10,000

Other components of equity 13,000 10,000

Share capital 300,000 100,000

Debentures 200,000 100,000

Current tax liability 25,000 17,000

Dividend payable 10,000 5,000

Deferred tax liability – 7,000

Other liabilities 90,000 12,000

$753,000 $309,000

Financial assets 50,000 60,000

Debentures in Lennon Ltd 100,000 –

Shares in Lennon Ltd 131,600 –

Plant (cost) 120,000 102,000

Accumulated depreciation – plant (65,000) (55,000)

Other depreciable assets 76,000 55,000

Accumulated depreciation (40,000) (25,000)

Inventory 90,000 85,000

Deferred tax asset 85,400 30,000

Land 201,000 57,000

Dividend receivable 4,000

$753,000 $309,000

Additional information

i. At the date of acquisition of 80% of its issued shares by Starr Ltd, the equity of Lennon Ltd was:

Share Capital (100,000 shares) $100,000

General reserve? 3,000

Retained earnings 37,000

ii. Inventory on hand of Lennon Ltd at 1 July 2015 included a quantity priced at $10,000 that had been sold to Lennon Ltd by its parent. This inventory had cost Starr Ltd $7,500. It was all sold by Lennon Ltd during the year. ?

iii. During the year, intragroup sales by Lennon Ltd to Starr Ltd were $60,000. ?

iv. An item of inventory of Lennon Ltd has been sold to Starr Ltd for $20,000 on 1 January 2015. Starr Ltd has treated this item as an addition to plant and machinery. The item was put into service as soon as it was received by Starr Ltd and depreciation charged at 20% p.a. The item had been fully imported by Lennon Ltd at a total cost of $15,000. ?

v. Management and consulting fees derived by Starr Ltd were all from Lennon Ltd and represented charges made for administration $2,300 and technical services $2,700, with the latter charged by Lennon Ltd to manufacturing expenses. ?

vi. All debentures issued by Lennon Ltd are held by Starr Ltd. ?

vii. Other components of equity relate to movements in the fair values of the financial assets. The balance of this account at 1 July 2015 was $10,000 (Starr Ltd) and $8,000 (Lennon Ltd). ?

viii. The tax rate is 30%.

Required

1. Prepare:

i. The acquisition analysis (using the full goodwill method); ?

ii. The business combination valuation entries; ?

iii.The pre-acquisition entries.