Depreciation

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  • Direct Method Of Depreciation Analysis

    One method of depreciation is the direct method. This method of depreciation even charges costs throughout a fixed asset’s useful life. The direct method of depreciation would be suitable in a situation whereby an asset’s economic benefits have the expectation of being realised in an even manner, over its useful life (Accounting-simplified.com, (2015)). This method of depreciation is also thought to be useful when, in regards to the pattern of economic benefits expected to be attained over an asset’s useful life, there is no reliable estimate. There are a variety of means with which you can calculate direct method depreciation. One such method is to calculate depreciation per annum, whereby the residual value is subtracted from the cost. In…

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  • Kansas City Zephyrs Case Study

    Kansas City Zephyrs Bill had to be an arbitrator between Owners Committee and Players Union 1. Roster Depreciation The owners recognize depreciation of a value placed on the player roster at the time the baseball club was purchased apparently just because tax rules allowed them to do so. Tax rules allow this value to be set arbitrarily at a maximum of 50% of the purchase price (It would be foolish to set it at a lower value for tax purposes). The depreciation is spread linearly over six…

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  • Long Lived Assets Case Study

    include depreciation expense, impairment expense, gains and losses from disposals, and accumulated depreciation (563). Consequently, the related expense accounts for the company…

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  • Wave Riders Surfboard Company Case Study

    31 20x4 0.50 500 250 750 250 Dec. 31 20x5 0.50 250 125 875 125 7. Depreciation computations: change in estimate. Aussie Imports purchased a specialized piece of machinery for $50,000 on January 1, 20X3. At the time of acquisition, the machine was estimated to have a service life of 5 years (25,000 operating hours) and a residual value of $5,000. During the 5 years of operations (20X3 - 20X7), the machine was used for 5,100, 4,800, 3,200, 6,000, and 5,900 hours, respectively. Instructions…

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  • How To Write A Case Study: Blujay Aviation

    be due at year end. These expenses and gross profit margin numbers, paint a grim outlook on the profitability of this gift store. Depreciation Currently, your company’s biggest and most important asset is your Cessna 172. Mr. Wren McKeemon & Brad Castanada, do you plan to operate the aircraft longer than 15 years? The aircraft’s current depreciation of 15 years of useful life equates to, “$135,000 / 15 = $9,000 per year depreciation”. Extending the lifespan by 20 years will result in $6,750…

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  • Case Study: Proforma Cash Flows And Valuation

    Company is considering starting up a new business line of paint. The equipment required to produce the paint will cost $1,600,000. It will cost an additional $200,000 to ship, install and prepare the equipment for operation. The cost of materials in permanent working capital amount to $320,000. They anticipate training expenditures of $30,000 that must be paid prior to operating the equipment. Marketing representatives say that the company should be able to produce and sell $1,200,000 per…

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  • Case Study Of Office In The Home

    If you use part of your home as an office, you may be able to deduct depreciation on that part based on its business use. For information about depreciating your home office, see Publication 587. Inventory. You cannot depreciate inventory because it is not held for use in your business. Inventory is any property you hold primarily for sale to customers in the ordinary course of your business. If you are a rent-to-own dealer, you may be able to treat certain property held in your business as…

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  • Duane Case Summary

    IAS 16-30 and 16-31 lay out two methods to record the value of property. The first method is the cost model; this states that the property is carried at cost less any accumulated depreciation or impairment losses. The second method is the revaluation model. The revaluation model can be used to carry the building at fair value, if it can be measured reliably, less any accumulated depreciation and impairment losses. If the company chooses the revaluation model, IAS 16-39 states that the $10…

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  • Case Study: The Super Project

    Notice that the reason for including the cash flows in Exhibit 6 is explained in detail in the “The Super Project”. In particular, should General Foods include the following or not? Discuss briefly. a) Test market expenses; b) Charges for the use of Jell-O agglomerator capacity; c) Charges for erosion of Jell-O sales; d) Overhead expenses; Tip: Read Crosby Sandberg’s analysis in Appendix A carefully, and also the reply in Appendix B. And remember the discussions we had in class…

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  • IFRS: Most Acceptable Financial Reporting System

    “capitalized and amortized” in the process (1). This change will be reflected on the ERP system, and the R&D personnel will related their researching or developing activities to a specific project. To fulfill this task, the ERP system will be able to capture the related activities and capitalize and amortize them in the process (1). Another major difference resulted in ERP accommodation is “fixed assets”. After adopting the IFRS, management will have to determine the value of the fixed assets…

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