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Homework Help: Accounting

Posted by Bobbi Loffredo on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 8:34pm.

Janes Company provided the following information on intangible assets:

a. A patent was purchased from the lou Company for $700,000 on January 1, 2007. Janes estimated the remaining useful life of the patent to be 10 years. The patent was carried on Lou's accounting records at a net book value of $350,000 when Lou sold it to Janes.

b. During 2009, a franchise was purchased from the Rink Company for $500,000. The contractual life of the franchise is 10 years and Janes records a full year of amortization in the year of purchase.

c. Janes incurred research and development costs in 2009 as follows:

Materials and supplies 140,000
Personnel 180,000
indirect costs 60,000
total 380,000
d. Effective January 1, 2009, based on new events that have occurred, Janes estimates that the remaining life of the patent purchased from Lou is only five more years.

1. prepare the entries necessary in 2007 and 2009 to reflect the above information.

2. Prepare a schedule showing the intangible asset of Janie's December 31, 2009, balance sheet.

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