The Thompson Corporation, manufacturer of steel products, began operation

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P 11-15 Property, plant, and equipment
and intangible assets; comprehensive

The Thompson Corporation, manufacturer
of steel products, began operations on October 1, 2009. The accounting department of Thompson has
started the fixed- asset and depreciation schedule presented below. You have been asked to assist in completing
this schedule. In addition to
ascertaining that the data already on the schedule are correct, you have obtained
the following information from the company’s records and personnel:

a. Depreciation
is computed from the first of the month acquisition to the first of the month
of disposition.

b. Land
A and Building A were acquired from a predecessor corporation. Thompson paid
812,000 for the land and building together.
At the time of acquisition, the land had a fair value of 72,000 and the
building had a fair value of 828,000.

c. Land
b was acquired on October 2, 2009, in exchange for 3,000 newly issued shares of
Thompson’s common stock. At the date of
acquisition, the stock had a par value of $5 per share and a fair value of $25
per share. During October 2009, Thompson
paid $10,400 to demolish an existing building on this land so it could
construct a new building.

d. Construction
of Building B on the newly acquired land began on October 1, 2010. By September 30, 2011, Thompson had paid
$210,000 of the estimated total construction costs of $300,000. Estimated completion and occupancy are July
2012.

e. E.
Certain equipment was donated to the corporation by the city. An independent appraisal of the equipment
when donated placed the fair value of $16,000 and the residual value at $2,000.

f. Machine
A’s total cost of $110,000 includes installation charges of $550 and normal
repairs and maintenance of $11,000. Residual value is estimated at 5,500. Machine A was sold on February 1, 2011.

g. On
October 1, 2010, Machine B was acquired with a down payment of $4,000 and the
remaining payments to be made in 10 annual installments of $4,000 each
beginning October 1, 2011. The
prevailing interest rate was 8% .

Fixed
Asset and Depreciation Schedule

For
Fiscal Years Ended September 30, 2010 and September 30, 2011

Depreciation
for

Year
Ended 9/30

Assets

Acquisition
Date

Cost

Residual

Depreciation
Method

Estimated
Life in Years

2010

2011

Land
A

10/1/2009

(1)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Building
A

10/1/2009

(2)

47,500

SL

(3)

14,000

(4)

Land
B

10/2/2009

(5)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Building
B

under
construction

210,000
to date

SL

30

(6)

Donated
Equipment

10/2/2009

(7)

2,000

150%
declining balance

10

(8)

(9)

Machine
A

10/2/2009

(10)

5,500

Sum-of-the-digits

10

(11)

(12)

Machine
B

10/1/2010

(13)

SL

15

_

(14)

N/A=
Not Applicable

Required:Supply
the correct amount for each numbered item on the schedule. Round each answer to the nearest dollar.
(AICPA adapted)

P11-6
Depreciation methods: partial-year depreciation; sale of assets

On March 31, 2011, the Herzog Company
purchased a factory complete with machinery and equipment. The allocation of the total purchase price of
$1,000,000 to the various types of assets along with estimated useful lives and
residual values are as follows:

Assets

Cost

Estimated Residual Value

Estimated Useful Life in Years

Land

100,000

N/A

N/A

building

500,000

none

25

Machinery

240,000

10% of cost

8

Equipment

160,000

13,000

6

Total

1,000,000

On June 28, 2012, machinery included in
the March 31, 2011, purchase that cos $100,000 was sold for $80,000. Herzog
uses the straight-line depreciation method for buildings and machinery and the
sum-of-the-years’-digits method for equipment.
Partial-year depreciation is calculated based on the number of months an
asset is in service.

Required:

1. Compare
depreciation expense on the building, machinery, and equipment for 2011.

2. Prepare
journal entries to record (1) depreciation on the machinery sold on June 29, 2012,
and (2) the sale of machinery.

3. Compute
depreciation expense on the building, remaining machinery, and equipment for
2012.

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