Assume that Gonzalez Company purchased an asset on January 1, 2006, for $60,000. The asset had an estimated life of six years and an estimated residual value of $6,000. The company used the straight-line method to depreciate the asset. On July 1, 2008, the asset was sold for $40,000cash.
2. How should the gain or loss on the sale of the asset be present on the income statement?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 10:21 pm ad1c9bdddf
1. Make the journal entry to record depreciation for 2008. Also record all transaction necessary for the sale of the asset.
The depreciation per year is (60,000-6,000)/6 = 9,000
The depreciation for 2008 will be for 6 months = 9,000/2 = 4,500. The ...
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Acct 541 Client Response for issues of inventory, interest, asset disposal, impairment
Consider the following scenario: As a newly hired Staff I, you are responsible for analyzing the work papers for one of the clients of your organization. Your client is not clear about why you are asking for information on the following topics:
o Adjusting lower cost of market inventory on valuation
o Capitalizing interest on building construction
o Recording gain or loss on asset disposal
o Adjusting goodwill for impairment
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