Question Chapter #7 In January 2010, Wilkinson, Inc., acquired 20 percent of the outstanding common stock of Bremm, Inc., for $700,000.

Question Chapter #7 In January 2010, Wilkinson, Inc., acquired 20 percent of the outstanding common stock of Bremm, Inc., for $700,000. This investment gave Wilkinson the ability to exercise significant influence over Bremm. Bremms assets on that date were recorded at $3,900,000 with liabilities of $900,000. Any excess of cost over book value of the investment was attributed to a patent having a remaining useful life of 10 years. In 2010, Bremm reported net income of $170,000. In 2011, Bremm reported net income of $210,000. Dividends of $70,000 were paid in each of these two years. What is the equity method balance of Wilkinsons Investment in Bremm, Inc., at December 31, 2011?