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Francis Corp Compute MACRS tax depreciation for 2010, 2011

Francis Corporation purchased an asset at a cost of $50,000 on March 1, 2010. The asset has a useful life of 8 years and a salvage value of $4,000. For tax purposes, the MACRS class life is 5 years. Compute tax depreciation for each year 2010-2011.

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Assets depreciated using MACRS ignore the concept of salvage value, although cost recovery computations are designed to reflect salvage value in the use of acquisition year assumptions: half-year, ...

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The solution explains the concept, displays the depreciation chart and computes the amounts.