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    Bickner Company: Depreciation Methods

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    Bickner Company changed depreciation methods in 2008 from double-declining-balance to straight-line. Depreciation under double-declining-balance was $90,000, whereas straight-line depreciation prior to 2008 would have been $50,000. Bickner's depreciable asset had a cost of $250,000 with a $50,000 salvage value, and an 8-year remaining useful life at the beginning of 2008. Prepare the 2008 journal entries, if any, related to Bickner's depreciable asset.

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    1. Compute the difference in the total depreciation prior to 2008
    Double declining: 90,000
    Straight ...

    Solution Summary

    Journal entires related to depreciable assets are prepared.

    $2.19

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