Country singer Dolly Parton is set to expand her entertainment empire and open a water-snow theme park in Nashville, Tennessee. The 66-year-old launched Dollywood in the Pigeon Forge area of Tennessee in 1986 and added a water park next door in 2001. Now Parton is working on a new addition to her popular attractions and she announced plans for the new $50 million venture on E! online.The new, as of yet unnamed park, will be opened in the Spring or Summer of 2014.
- In general, how would you book the $50 million dollar costs?
- How should these costs be classified on the financial statements?
- What is Dolly’s Secret regarding Dollywood?
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