“Bell Company acquires 80% of Demers Company for $500,000 on January 1, 2009. Demers reported common stock of $300,000 and retained earnings of $200,000 on that date. Equipment was undervalued by $30,000 and buildings were undervalued by $40,000, each having a 10-year remaining life. Any excess consideration transferred over fair value was attributed to goodwill with an indefinite life. Based on an annual review, goodwill has not been impaired. Demers earns income and pays dividends as follows:
2009 net income $100000 dividends 40000
2010 net income $120000 dividends 50000
2011 net income $130000 dividends 60000
Assume the equity method is applied.
(a) Compute Bell’s investment in Demers at December 31, 2011.
(b) Compute Bell’s income from Demers for the year ended December 31, 2011.
(c) Compute the non-controlling interest in the net income of Demers at December 31, 2011.
(d) Compute the non-controlling interest of Demers at December 31, 2011.