Century Company purchased equipment on January 1, 2011, for $60,000. It is estimated that the equipment will have a $5,000 salvage value at the end of its 5-year useful life. It is also estimated that the equipment will produce 100,000 units over its 5-year life.
Answer the following independent questions. Show your computations. Pay attention to dates.
- Compute the amount of depreciation
expense for the year ended December 31, 2011, using the straight line method of depreciation.
- If 16,000 units of product are produced in 2011 and 24,000 are produced in 2012, what is the book value of the equipment at December 31, 2012? The company uses the units-of-activity depreciation method.
- If the company uses the double declining balance method of depreciation, what is the balance of the Accumulated depreciation-Equipment account at December 31, 2014?