Financial Information for Lotus Limited and its 100% owned subsidiary, Troy Limited, for the period ended 31 December 2018 is shown in the table below:


Lotus Limited Troy Limited
$ $
Sales Revenue 50000 47200
Dividend Revenue 2000 0
Gain On Sale of Property, Plant and Equipment 2000 4000
Other Income 2000 4000
Total Income 56000 55200
Cost of Sales 42000 36000
Other Expenses 6000 2000
Total Expenses 48000 38000
Profit Before Income Tax 8000 17200
Income Tax Expense 2700 3900
Profit for the Period 5300 13300
Retained earnings ( 1 January 2018) 12000 6000
17300 19300
Interim Dividend Paid 5000 2000
Retained earnings (31 December 2018) 12300 17300



  1. Lotus Limited acquired the shares in Troy Limited at 1 January 2018, buying the 10000 shares in Troy Limited for $40000. At that date, Troy Limited recorded share capital of $20000. The shares were bought on a cum div Troy Limited had declared prior to the acquisition a dividend of $6000 that was paid in March 2018.
  2. At 1 January 2018, all identifiable assets and liabilities of Troy Limited were recorded at fair value, except for inventories, for which the carrying amount was $800 less than fair value. A number of inventories have been difficult to sell, and 10% of it is still in hand at 31 December 2018.
  3. Inventories on hand in Troy Limited at 31 December 2018 also include some items acquired from Lotus Limited during the period ended 31 December 2018. These were sold by Lotus Limited for $10000, at a profit before tax of $2000.
  4. Half of the goodwill was written off as the result of an impairment test on 31 December 2018.
  5. During March 2018, Lotus Limited provided management services to Troy Limited at a fee of $1000 paid by 31 December 2018.
  6. On 1 July 2018, Troy Limited sold machinery to Lotus Limited at a gain of $4000. This machinery had a carrying amount to Troy Limited of $40000. Lotus considered that this machinery had a 5 year life.
  7. By 31 December 2108, the financial assets acquired by Lotus Limited and Troy Limited from external entities increased $2000 and $1300 respectively, with gains and losses being recognised in other comprehensive income.
  8. The TAX RATE is 30%



  1. Prepare the acquisition analysis as at 1 January 2018.
  2. Prepare the business combination valuation entries and pre-acquisition entries as at 1 January 2018.
  3. Prepare the business combination valuation entries and pre-acquisition at 31 December 2018.
  4. Prepare the consolidation worksheet journal entries to eliminate the effects of intragroup transactions at 31 December 2018.
  5. Prepare the consolidation worksheet for the preparation of the consolidated financial statements for the period ended 31 December 2018.
  6. Prepare the consolidated statement of profit or loss and other comprehensive income for Lotus Limited and its subsidiary, Troy limited, at 31 December 2018.

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