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AE11-15 (a) - (Depreciation for Fractional Periods)

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On March 10, 2014, No Doubt Company sells equipment that it purchased for $307,200 on August 20, 2007.;It was originally estimated that the equipment would have a life of 12 years and a salvage value of $26,880 at the end of that time, and depreciation has been computed on that basis. The company uses the straight-line method of depreciation.;Compute the depreciation charge on this equipment for 2007, for 2014, and the total charge for the period from 2008 to 2013, inclusive, under each of the six following assumptions with respect to partial periods. (Round all computations and final answers to 0 decimal places, i.e. 2,250. If answer is zero, please enter 0, do not leave any fields blank.);Depreciation is computed for the exact period of time during which the asset is owned. (Use 365 days for base.);Depreciation is computed for the full year on the January 1 balance in the asset account.;Depreciation is computed for the full year on the December 31 balance in the asset account.;Depreciation for one-half year is charged on plant assets acquired or disposed of during the year.;Depreciation is computed on additions from the beginning of the month following acquisition and on disposals to the beginning of the month following disposal.;Depreciation is computed for a full period on all assets in use for over one-half year, and no depreciation is charged on assets in use for less than one-half year. (Use 365 days for base.)

 

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