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# Computing Depreciation Expenses

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Castlevania Corporation purchased a truck at eh beginning of 2007 for \$42,000 The truck is estimated to have a salvage value of \$2,000 and a useful life of 160,000 miles. It was driven 23,000 miles in 2007 and 31,000 miles in 2008. Compute depreciation expense for 2007 and 2008.

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(depreciation computation SYD-DDB-Partial periods)
Judds Company purchased a new plant asset on April 1, 2007, at cost of \$711,000. It was estimated to have a service life of 20 years and a salvage value of \$60,000. Judd's accounting periods is the calendar year.
Instructions:
A) Compute the depreciation for this asset for 2007 and 2008 using the sum-of digits methods.
B) Compute the depreciation for this asset for 2007 and 2008 using the double-declining balance method.

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2007: [(\$42,000 - \$2,000)*23,000]/160,000 = \$5,750
2008: [(\$42,000 - \$2,000)*31,000]/160,000 = \$7,750

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The solution computes depreciation for assets using sum-of digits methods and double-declining balance methods.

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