FindFindarrow_forward

Principles of Accounting Volume 1

19th Edition
OpenStax
Publisher: OpenStax College
ISBN: 9781947172685
FindFindarrow_forward

Principles of Accounting Volume 1

19th Edition
OpenStax
Publisher: OpenStax College
ISBN: 9781947172685
Chapter 11, Problem 11MC
Textbook Problem
1 views

How are intangible assets with an indefinite life treated?

A. They are depreciated.

B. They are amortized.

C. They are depleted.

D. They are tested yearly for impairment.

To determine

Introduction:

Companies may have other long-term assets used in the operations of the business that they do not intend to sell, but that does not have physical substance. These assets still provide specific rights to the owner and are called intangible assets. Examples of intangible assets are patents, copyrights, goodwill, and trademarks. To choose:

The correct option.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation for correct answer:

Intangibles are recorded at their acquisition cost, as are tangible assets. The costs of internally generated intangible assets, such as a patent developed through research and development, are recorded as expenses when incurred. An exception is legal costs to register or defend an intangible asset. For example, if a company incurs legal costs to defend a patent it has developed internally, the costs associated with developing the patent are recorded as an expense, but the legal costs associated with defending the patent would be capitalized as a patent intangible asset.

Amortization of intangible assets is handled differently than depreciation of tangible assets. Intangible assets are typically amortized using the straight-line method. There is typically no salvage value, as the usefulness of the asset is used up over its lifetime, and no accumulated amortization account is needed...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 11 Solutions

Principles of Accounting Volume 1
Show all chapter solutions
add
Ch. 11 - How are intangible assets with an indefinite life...Ch. 11 - If the market value of goodwill is found to be...Ch. 11 - Which of the following represents an event that is...Ch. 11 - Which of the following is true regarding special...Ch. 11 - The loss in value from all causes within a...Ch. 11 - What is the difference between tangible and...Ch. 11 - Define intangible assets.Ch. 11 - What is the difference between a patent and a...Ch. 11 - What is goodwill, and how is it generated?Ch. 11 - For each of the following transactions, state...Ch. 11 - What amounts should be recorded as a cost of a...Ch. 11 - Describe the relationship between expense...Ch. 11 - Define natural resources.Ch. 11 - Explain the difference between depreciation,...Ch. 11 - Explain the differences between the process of...Ch. 11 - What is goodwill, and what are the unique aspects...Ch. 11 - What are some examples of special issues in...Ch. 11 - What is the difference between functional...Ch. 11 - Fombell, Incorporated has the following assets in...Ch. 11 - Jada Company had the following transactions during...Ch. 11 - Montello Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Montello Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Steele Corp. purchases equipment for $25,000....Ch. 11 - Calico Inc. purchased a patent on a new drug. The...Ch. 11 - Alfredo Company purchased a new 3-D printer for...Ch. 11 - Using the information from EA7, calculate...Ch. 11 - Santa Rosa recently purchased a new boat to help...Ch. 11 - Warriors Productions recently purchased a...Ch. 11 - The following intangible assets were purchased by...Ch. 11 - Sand River Sales has a fork truck used in its...Ch. 11 - New Carlisle, Incorporated, has the following...Ch. 11 - Johnson, Incorporated had the following...Ch. 11 - Montello Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Montello Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Steele Corp. purchases equipment for $30,000....Ch. 11 - Calico Inc. purchased a patent on a new drug it...Ch. 11 - Kenzie purchased a new 3-D printer for $450,000....Ch. 11 - Using the information from EB7, calculate...Ch. 11 - Ronson recently purchased a new boat to help ship...Ch. 11 - Warriors Production recently purchased a copyright...Ch. 11 - The following intangible assets were purchased by...Ch. 11 - Baglias Wholesale Trinkets has a 3-D printer used...Ch. 11 - Selected accounts from Phipps Corporations trial...Ch. 11 - Selected accounts from Han Corporations trial...Ch. 11 - During the current year, Alanna Co. had the...Ch. 11 - During the current year, Arkells Inc. made the...Ch. 11 - Jada Company had the following transactions during...Ch. 11 - Gimli Miners recently purchased the rights to a...Ch. 11 - Tree Lovers Inc. purchased 100 acres of woodland...Ch. 11 - Referring to PA7 where Kenzie Company purchased a...Ch. 11 - For each of the following unrelated situations,...Ch. 11 - Buchanan Imports purchased McLaren Corporation for...Ch. 11 - Montezuma Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Garcia Co. owns equipment that costs $76,800, with...Ch. 11 - Colquhoun International purchases a warehouse for...Ch. 11 - Selected accounts from Hanna Corporations trial...Ch. 11 - Selected accounts from Boxwood Corporations trial...Ch. 11 - During the current year, Alanna Co. had the...Ch. 11 - During the current year, Arkells Inc. made the...Ch. 11 - Johnson, Incorporated, had the following...Ch. 11 - Underwoods Miners recently purchased the rights to...Ch. 11 - Tree Lovers Inc. purchased 2,500 acres of woodland...Ch. 11 - Montello Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Prepare the assets section of the balance sheet as...Ch. 11 - For each of the following unrelated situations,...Ch. 11 - On May 1, 2015, Zoe Inc. purchased Branta Corp....Ch. 11 - Farm Fresh Agriculture Company purchased Sunny...Ch. 11 - Montezuma Inc. purchases a delivery truck for...Ch. 11 - Garcia Co. owns equipment that costs $150,000,...Ch. 11 - Urquhart Global purchases a building to house its...Ch. 11 - You are an accounting student at your local...Ch. 11 - Speedy delivery service recently hired a new...Ch. 11 - Speedy Delivery has a very lazy accountant. When...Ch. 11 - Malone Industries has been in business for five...Ch. 11 - Your family started a new manufacturing business...

Additional Business Textbook Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts
Show solutions add
What is activity-based product costing?

Cornerstones of Cost Management (Cornerstones Series)

What is the purpose of a valid vendor file?

Accounting Information Systems

PV AND A LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT It is now December 31,2013 (t = 0), and a jury just found in favor of a woman who s...

Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise Edition (with Thomson ONE - Business School Edition, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) (MindTap Course List)

What are the major advantages of electronic banking services?

Foundations of Business (MindTap Course List)

Could the United States ever experience another Great Depression? Why or why not?

Economics: Private and Public Choice (MindTap Course List)