On January 1, Year 1, Pepper Company acquired 30% of the voting common stock of Salt, Inc. for $60 per share. Pepper was able to exercise significant influence over the affairs of Salt. Salt had 50,000 common shares outstanding on January 1, Year 1. On July 1, Year 1, Pepper sold all but 500 shares of its investment in Salt, Inc. Pepper held all 500 shares through year-end Year 1. Salt declared and paid a $1 per share common stock dividend on March 31, Year 1, and a $1.50 per share dividend on September 30, Year 1. Salt’s net income was exactly $50,000 each quarter.
What amount of revenue should Pepper record for the Year 1 from this investment?