Assessment Task – Tutorial Questions Assignment
Unit Code: HI5020
Unit Name: Corporate Accounting
Assignment: Tutorial Questions
Due: week 13, Wednesday 11.59 pm
Weighting: 50 percent, 50 Marks
Purpose: This assignment is designed to assess your level of knowledge of the key topics covered in this unit
Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed: 1-6
Description: Each week students were provided with three tutorial questions of varying degrees of difficulty. The
tutorial questions are available in the Tutorial Folder, for each week, on Blackboard. The Interactive Tutorials are
designed to assist students with the process, skills and knowledge to answer the provided tutorial questions. Your task
is to answer a selection of tutorial questions and submit these answers in a single document.
The questions to be answered are;
Question 1 Week 7
Jaguar Ltd purchased a machine on 1 July 2016 at the cost of $640,000. The machine is expected to have a useful
life of 5 years (straight-line basis) and no residual value. For taxation purposes, the ATO allows the company to
depreciate the asset over 4 years.
The profit before tax for the company for the year ending 30 June 2017 is $600,000. To calculate this profit the
company has deducted $60,000 entertainment expense, and $80,000 salary expense that has not yet been paid.
Also the company has included $70,000 interest as income that the company has not yet received. The tax rate
(a) Calculate the company’s taxable profit and hence its tax payable for 2017. (2 marks)
(b) Determine the deferred tax liability and/or deferred tax asset that will result. (2 marks)
(c) Prepare the necessary journal entries on 30 June 2017. (3 marks)
Question 2 Week 8
The P Ltd acquires all issued capital of the S Ltd for a consideration of $1,000,000 cash and 800,000 shares each
valued at $1.50. The summary statement of the financial position of the subsidiary company immediately
following the acquisition is:
Fair value of assets acquired
Fair value of liabilities acquired
Total shareholders’ equity of the subsidiary company
Retained earnings of the subsidiary company
Pass the necessary journal entry to record the acquisition (2 marks)
Determine the amount of goodwill (or bargain purchase) arising out of the acquisition (2 marks)
Pass the necessary consolidation entry to eliminate the subsidiary by the parent company (2 marks)
Determine the amount of goodwill (or bargain purchase) arising out of the acquisition if the purchase
consideration paid was $1,000,000 cash and 400,000 shares each valued at $1.50 (1 marks)
Question 3 Week 4
Aqua Ltd issues a prospectus inviting the public to subscribe for 30 million ordinary shares of $2.00 each. The
terms of the issue are that $1.00 is to be paid on application and the remaining $1.00 within one month of
Applications are received for 36 million shares during July 2019. The directors allot 30 million shares on 15
August 2019. The shares were allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis. The directors refunded the application
money for 6 million shares on 15 August 2019. The amounts payable on the allotment are due by 20 September
By 20 September 2019, the holders of 5 million shares have failed to pay the amounts due on allotment. The
directors forfeit the shares on 30 September 2019. The shares are resold on 15 October 2019 as fully paid. An
amount of $1.90 per share is received. The remaining balance of forfeited shares were refunded on 20 October
Provide the journal entries necessary to account for the above transactions and events.
Question 4 Week 10
(a) Where the parent company does not hold 100 percent equity of the subsidiary company, what portion of the
intra-group transactions between the parent entity and the subsidiary entity will need to be eliminated on
consolidation? (2 marks)
(b) What is a non-controlling interest, and how should it be disclosed? (2 marks)
(c) How are non-controlling interests affected by intra-group transactions? (2 marks)
(d) What are the three steps we use to calculate total non-controlling interest? (1 mark)
Question 5 Week 9
(a) Jessica Ltd sold inventory during the current period to its wholly owned subsidiary, Amelie Ltd, for $15 000.
These items previously cost Jessica Ltd $12 000. Amelie Ltd subsequently sold half the items to Ningbo Ltd for
$8000. The tax rate is 30%. The group accountant for Jessica Ltd, Li Chen, maintains that the appropriate
consolidation adjustment entries are as follows:
Cost of Sales
Deferred Tax Asset Dr
Income Tax ExpenseCr
(i) Discuss whether the entries suggested by Li Chen are correct, explaining on a line-by-line basis
the correct adjustment entry. (2.5 marks)
(ii) Determine the consolidation worksheet entries in the following year, assuming the inventory
has been –sold, and explain the adjustments on a line-by-line basis. (1.5 marks)
(b) On 1 July 2016 Liala Ltd sold an item of plant to Jordan Ltd for $450000 when its’ carrying value in Liala Ltd book
was $600000 (costs $900000, accumulated depreciation $300000). This plant has a remaining useful life of five (5)
years form the date of sale. The group measures its property plants and equipment using a costs model. Tax rate
is 30 percent.
Pass the necessary entries on 30 June 2017 and 30 June 2018 to eliminate the intra-group
transfer of equipment. (7 marks)
Question 6 Week 12
On 1 July 2014 Padma Ltd acquires 25 per cent of the issued capital of Jamuna Ltd for a cash consideration of $360 000.
At the date of acquisition, the shareholders’ equity of Jamuna Ltd is:
Total shareholders’ equity
• On the date of acquisition, buildings have a carrying amount in the accounts of Jamuna Ltd of $240 000 and a
market value of $300 000. The buildings have an estimated useful life of 10 years after 1 July 2014.
• For the year ending 30 June 2015 Jamuna Ltd records an after-tax profit of $90 000, from which it pays a
dividend of $30 000.
• For the year ending 30 June 2016 Jamuna Ltd records an after-tax profit of $300 000, from which it pays a
dividend of $150 000.
• Assume a tax rate of 30% is assumed
Apply equity method of accounting to:
(a) Calculate the amount of goodwill at the date of acquisition (3 marks)
(b) Prepare the journal entries for the year ending 30 June 2015 (3 marks)
(c) Prepare the journal entries for the year ending 30 June 2016 (5 marks)
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