Presented below is net asset information related to the Marin Division of Santana, Inc.
AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2017
Accounts receivable 213
Property, plant, and equipment (net) 2,608
Less: Notes payable (2,603 )
Net assets $496
The purpose of the Marin Division is to develop a nuclear-powered aircraft. If successful, traveling delays associated with refueling could be substantially reduced. Many other benefits would also occur. To date, management has not had much success and is deciding whether a write-down at this time is appropriate. Management estimated its future net cash flows from the project to be $430 million. Management has also received an offer to purchase the division for $335 million. All identifiable assets’ and liabilities’ book and fair value amounts are the same.
*(a) Prepare the journal entry to record the impairment at December 31, 2017. (If no entry is required, select “No Entry” for the account titles and enter 0 for the amounts. Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually.)