Northwest Paperboard Company, a paper and allied products manufacturer

| July 8, 2016

Question
Northwest Paperboard Company, a paper and allied products manufacturer, was seeking to gain a foothold in Canada. Toward that end, the company bought 40% of the outstanding common shares of Vancouver Timber and Milling, Inc., on January 2, 2013, for $600 million.

At the date of purchase, the book value of Vancouver’s net assets was $875 million. The book values and fair values for all balance sheet items were the same except for inventory and plant facilities. The fair value exceeded book value by $5 million for the inventory and by $30 million for the plant facilities.

The estimated useful life of the plant facilities is 15 years. All inventory acquired was sold during 2013.

Vancouver reported net income of $220 million for the year ended December 31, 2013. Vancouver paid a cash dividend of $60 million.

Required:
1.
Prepare all appropriate journal entries related to the investment during 2013. (If no entry is required for a particular event, select “No journal entry required” in the first account field. Enter your answers in millions rounded to 1 decimal place (i.e., 5,500,000 should be entered as 5.5))

1.Record the entry related to the purchase.

2. Record the entry related to the net income. 3. Record the entry related to the dividends. 4. Record the entry related to the inventory adjustment. 5. Record the entry related to the depreciation adjustment.
2.
What amount should Northwest report as its income from its investment in Vancouver for the year ended December 31, 2013? (Enter your answer in millions. Round your answer to 1 decimal place.)

3.
What amount should Northwest report in its balance sheet as its investment in Vancouver? (Enter your answer in millions. Round your answer to 1 decimal place.)

4.
What should Northwest report in its statement of cash flows regarding its investment in Vancouver? (Enter your answers in millions.)

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