Zoop Corporation purchased for $300,000 a 30% interest in Murphy, Inc. This investment enables Zoop to exert significant influence over Murphy. During the year Murphy earned net income of $180,000 and paid dividends of $60,000. Prepare Zoop’s journal entries related to this investment.
Cleveland Company has a stock portfolio valued at $4,000. Its cost was $3,300. If the Securities Fair Value Adjustment (Available-for-Sale) account has a debit balance of $200, prepare the journal entry at year-end.