Ivanhoe Co. purchased land as a factory site for $520,000. The process of tearing down two old buildings on the site and constructing the factory required 6 months. The company paid $54,600 to raze the old buildings and sold salvaged lumber and brick for $8,190. Legal fees of $2,405 were paid for title investigation and drawing the purchase contract. Ivanhoe paid $2,860 to an engineering firm for a land survey, and $88,400 for drawing the factory plans. The land survey had to be made before definitive plans could be drawn. Title insurance on the property cost $1,950, and a liability insurance premium paid during construction was $1,170. The contractor's charge for construction was $3,562,00O. The company paid the contractor in two installments: $1,560,000 at the end of 3 months and $2,002,000 upon completion. Interest costs of $221,000 were incurred to finance the construction. Determine the cost of the land and the cost of the building as they should be recorded on the books of Ivanhoe Co. Assume that the land survey was for the building. Cost of the Land 24 Cost of the Building %24

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Ivanhoe Co. purchased land as a factory site for $520,000. The process of tearing down two old buildings on the site and
constructing the factory required 6 months.
The company paid $54,600 to raze the old buildings and sold salvaged lumber and brick for $8,190. Legal fees of $2,405 were paid
for title investigation and drawing the purchase contract. Ivanhoe paid $2,860 to an engineering firm for a land survey, and
$88,400 for drawing the factory plans. The land survey had to be made before definitive plans could be drawn. Title insurance on the
property cost $1,950, and a liability insurance premium paid during construction was $1,170. The contractor's charge for
construction was $3,562,00O. The company paid the contractor in two installments: $1,560,000 at the end of 3 months and
$2,002,000 upon completion. Interest costs of $221,000 were incurred to finance the construction.
Determine the cost of the land and the cost of the building as they should be recorded on the books of Ivanhoe Co. Assume that the
land survey was for the building.
Cost of the Land
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Cost of the Building
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Ivanhoe Co. purchased land as a factory site for $520,000. The process of tearing down two old buildings on the site and constructing the factory required 6 months. The company paid $54,600 to raze the old buildings and sold salvaged lumber and brick for $8,190. Legal fees of $2,405 were paid for title investigation and drawing the purchase contract. Ivanhoe paid $2,860 to an engineering firm for a land survey, and $88,400 for drawing the factory plans. The land survey had to be made before definitive plans could be drawn. Title insurance on the property cost $1,950, and a liability insurance premium paid during construction was $1,170. The contractor's charge for construction was $3,562,00O. The company paid the contractor in two installments: $1,560,000 at the end of 3 months and $2,002,000 upon completion. Interest costs of $221,000 were incurred to finance the construction. Determine the cost of the land and the cost of the building as they should be recorded on the books of Ivanhoe Co. Assume that the land survey was for the building. Cost of the Land 24 Cost of the Building %24

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