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allocate for depreciation and amortization

Jake Smith opened his Balinese coffee shop business in downtown Boise on January 1st 2010. On December 31st, 2010, he sat down with his accountant to figure out how his business had done in its first year and heaved a sigh of relief when his accountant reported that his EBT came to $20,000. Revenues, at $1,050,000 looked good. His expenses were as follows:

Salaries and benefits paid to employees $210,000
Jake's own salary $100,000
Supplies (coffee, tea, milk, pastries, etc.) $620,000
Cost of Restaurant grade coffee machine $30,000
Miscellaneous operating costs $44,000
Interest on loan $12,000

How much did Jake's accountant allocate for depreciation and amortization?
a.) $44,000
b.) $14,000
c.) $4,000
d.) $0.00

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The total revenue is 10050000 and total costs include:

Salaries and benefits paid to employees $210,000
Jake's own salary ...

Solution Summary

How much did Jake's accountant allocate for depreciation and amortization is determined.

$2.19