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    For this one I used a cost of 550+8+2 and I got stuck there, what is salvage value?

    Lite Co. purchased a new machine on January 2, 2007 for $550,000. The company paid freight on the machine of $8,000 and incurred $2,000 in setting up the machine. The machine had a useful life of 5 years and a salvage value of $10,000. Determine the first two years depreciation per year under:
    a) the straight -line method
    b) the double declining balance method (show all calculations)

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    The salvage value is given as 10,000. The installed cost of the machine is 550,000+8,000+2,000 = 560,000.
    a) straight line method
    the depreciable value is ...

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    The solution explains how to calculate the first two years depreciation under straight line method and double declining balance method