CASE STUDY OF ABC LTD AND XYZ LTD ABC Ltd made a takeover bid for all the issued voting shares of XYZ Ltd offering three ABC Ltd shares for every two…

General reserve 300
ABC Ltd $3.20
(c) In XYZ Ltd’s accounting records, land was stated at $200,000 below its cost to the group. This is to be accounted for as a consolidation adjustment. Statements of comprehensive income and statements of financial position of ABC Ltd and XYZ Ltd for the year ended 31 December 20X8 are as follows:
Gross profit 2430 975
Dividend revenue
2682 975
Operating profit before tax 625 675
$000 $000
Retained earnings at 1.1.X8 294 200
Profit for the year 345 415
Interim dividend paid (100) (150)
Final dividend declared
Other current assets
Property, plant and equipment 550 750
Total non-current assets
Provision for final dividend
Total liabilities
Net assets
Share capital 1200 200
General reserve – 300
(a) ABC Ltd records dividend revenue in the accounting period when the cash is received.
(b) The final dividend declared by XYZ Ltd for the 20X7 year was $130,000 and it was paid on 1 March 20X8.
(c) Impairment losses for goodwill arising on acquisition had not been recognised in any of the previous years’ consolidated financial statements. The directors of ABC Ltd are of the opinion an impairment loss of $10 000 will be recognised in relation to its investment in XYZ Ltd in the consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 20X8.
(d) Inter-company sales for 20X8

From ABC and XYZ $300 000 $500 000
From XYZ to ABC $200 000 $350 000
(e) In relation to the inventory sales in (d) above, inventory held by ABC Ltd and purchased from XYZ Ltd is as follows:
i. As at 1 Jan 2008 $50 000 $120 000
ii. As at 31 Dec 2008 $75 000 $150 000
(f) The rate of company income tax is 30%.
(g) Assume the directors of ABC Ltd have adopted the full goodwill method.
(a) For the accounting records of ABC Ltd show the general journal entries to record:
i. the acquisition of the shares in XYZ Ltd on 1 January 20X7.
ii. the dividend received from XYZ in 20X8 but proposed by XYZ Ltd in 20X7; and
iii. the interim dividend received from XYZ Ltd in 20X8.
(3 marks)
(b) Prepare the consolidated financial statements at 31 December 20X8.
Show all consolidation journal entries and a worksheet and all workings for the calculation of NCI.
The consolidated financial statements should be presented in the same manner your textbook presents them.
(20 marks)
(c) Explain the partial and the full goodwill methods. In your discussion list the advantages and disadvantages of using each method. (2 marks)

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