The following information concerns the intangible assets of Epstein Corporation: a. On June 30, 2016, Epstein completed the acquisition of the Johnstone Corporation for $2,000,000 in cash. The fair value of the net identifiable assets of Johnstone was $1,700,000. b. Included in the assets purchased from Johnstone was a patent that was valued at $80,000. The remaining legal life of the patent was 13 years, but Epstein believes that the patent will only be useful for another eight years. c. Epstein acquired a franchise on October 1, 2016, by paying an initial franchise fee of $200,000. The contractual life of the franchise is 10 years. Required: 1. Prepare year-end adjusting journal entries to record amortization expense on the intangibles at December 31, 2016. 2. Prepare the intangible asset section of the December 31, 2016, balance sheet.

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The following information concerns the intangible assets of Epstein Corporation: a. On June 30, 2016, Epstein completed the acquisition of the Johnstone Corporation for $2,000,000 in cash. The fair value of the net identifiable assets of Johnstone was $1,700,000. b. Included in the assets purchased from Johnstone was a patent that was valued at $80,000. The remaining legal life of the patent was 13 years, but Epstein believes that the patent will only be useful for another eight years. c. Epstein acquired a franchise on October 1, 2016, by paying an initial franchise fee of $200,000. The contractual life of the franchise is 10 years. Required: 1. Prepare year-end adjusting journal entries to record amortization expense on the intangibles at December 31, 2016. 2. Prepare the intangible asset section of the December 31, 2016, balance sheet.

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