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The fire insurance premium covered premiums Pr. 1—Capitalizing acquisition costs. Gibbs Manufacturing Co. was incorporated on 1/2/10 but was unable to begin manufacturing activities until 8/1/10 because new factory facilities were not completed until that date. The Land and Building account at 12/31/10 per the books was as follows: Date Item Amount 1/31/10 Land and dilapidated building $200,000 2/28/10 Cost of removing building 4,000 4/1/10 Legal fees 6,000 5/1/10 Fire insurance premium payment 5,400 5/1/10 Special tax assessment for streets 4,500 5/1/10 Partial payment of new building construction 150,000 8/1/10 Final payment on building construction 150,000 8/1/10 General expenses 30,000 12/31/10 Asset write-up 75,000 $624,900 Additional information: 1. To acquire the land and building on 1/31/10, the company paid $100,000 cash and 1,000 shares of its common stock (par value = $100/share) which is very actively traded and had a market value per share of $170. 2. When the old building was removed, Gibbs paid Kwik Demolition Co. $4,000, but also received $1,500 from the sale of salvaged material. 3. Legal fees covered the following: Cost of organization $2,500 Examination of title covering purchase of land 2,000 Legal work in connection with the building construction 1,500 $6,000 4. The fire insurance premium covered premiums for a three-year term beginning May 1, 2010. 5. General expenses covered the following for the period 1/2/10 to 8/1/10. President’s salary $20,000 Plant superintendent covering supervision of new building 10,000 $30,000 6. Because of the rising land costs, the president was sure that the land was worth at least $75,000 more than what it cost the company. InstructionsDetermine the proper balances as of 12/31/10 for a separate land account and a separate building account. Use separate T-accounts (one for land and one for building) labeling all the relevant amounts and disclosing all computations. Business Management Assignment Help, Business Management Homework help, Business Management Study Help, Business Management Course Help

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