PQ 17.8 Translation to presentation currency
On 1 July 2017. Echidna Ltd, an Australian company, acquired the issued shares of Bear Ltd. a company incorporated in the United States. The draft statement of profit or loss and other comprehensive income and statement of financial position of Bear Ltd at 30 June 2018 was as follows:
|Cost of sales:|
|Profit before income tax||540,000|
|Income tax expense||200,000|
|Retained earnings as at 1 July 2017||200,000|
|Retained earnings as at 30 June 2018||220,000|
|Total current assets||320,000||840,000|
|Total non-current assets||1,970,000||1,640,000|
|Total current liabilities||820,000||1,560,000|
|Loan from Echidna Ltd||530,000|
On 1 January 2018, Bear Ltd acquired new plant for US$120 000. This plant is depreciated over a 5-year period.
On 1 April 2018, Bear Ltd acquired US$200 000 worth of land.
On 1 October 2017, Bear Ltd acquired USS100 000 worth of new buildings. These buildings are depreciated evenly over a 10-year period.
The interim dividend was paid on 1 January 2018 while the dividend payable was declared on 30 June 2018.
Sales, purchases and expenses occurred evenly throughout the period. The inventory on hand at 30 June 2018 was acquired during June 2018.
The loan of US$530 000 from Echidna Ltd was granted on 1 July 2017. The interest rate is 8% per annum. Interest is paid on 30 June and 1 January each year.
On consolidation, the partial goodwill method is used.
The exchange rates for the financial year were as follows:
|US$1 = A$|
|1 July 2017||2.00|
|1 October 2.017||1.80|
|1 January 2018||1.70|
|1 April 2.018||1,60|
|30 June 2018||1.50|
|Average June 2.018||1.52|
|Average for 2017-18||1,75|
- If the functional currency for Bear Ltd is the US dollar. Prepare the financial statements of Bear Ltd at 30 June 2018 in the presentation currency of the Australian dollar.
- Verify the foreign currency translation adjustment.
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