Pisa Company acquired 75 percent of Siena Company on January 1, 20X3 for $712,500. The fair value of
the noncontrolling interest was equal to 25 percent of book value. On the date of acquisition, Siena had
common stock outstanding of $300,000 and a balance in retained earnings of $650,000. During 20X3,
Siena purchased inventory for $35,000 and sold it to Pisa for $50,000. Of this amount, Pisa reported
$20,000 in ending inventory in 20X3 and later sold it in 20X4. In 20X4, Pisa sold inventory it had
purchased for $40,000 to Siena for $60,000. Siena sold $45,000 of this inventory in 20X4.
Income and dividend information for Siena for 20X3 and 20X4 are as follows:
Net Income Dividends
20×3 150,000 40,000
20×4 200,000 50,000
Pisa Company uses the equity method.
a. Present the worksheet elimination entries necessary to prepare consolidated financial statements for 20X3.
b. Present the worksheet elimination entries necessary to prepare consolidated financial statements for 20X4.
Please show every step used to calculate answers.