Presented below is information related to copyrights owned by Fyfe Corporation at December 31, 2017.
Carrying amount 5,200,000
Expected future net cash flows 4,700,000
Fair value 3,200,000
Assume Fyfe will continue to use this asset in the future. As of December 31, 2017, the copyrights have a remaining useful life of 5 years.
(a) Prepare the journal entry (if any) to record the impairment of the asset at December 31, 2017.
(b) Prepare the journal entry to record amortization expense for 2018.
(c) The fair value of the copyright at December 31, 2018 is $2,500,000. Prepare the journal entry (if any) necessary to record this increase in fair value.