West Company acquired 60 percent of Solar Company for $300,000 when Solar’s book value was $400,000. The newly comprised 40 percent noncontrolling interest had an assessed fair value of $200,000. Also at the acquisition date, Solar had a trademark (with a 10-year life) that was undervalued in the financial records by $60,000. Also, patented technology (with a 5-year life) was undervalued by $40,000. Two years later, the following figures are reported by these two companies (stockholders’ equity accounts have been omitted):What is the consolidated trademarks balance?a. $508,000.b. $514,000.c. $520,000.d.$540,000.
West Company acquired 60 percent of Solar Company for 300 000