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Journal entries for the transactions relating to PP&E

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E10-22

The following transactions occurred during 2008. Assume that depreciation of 10% per year is charged on
all machinery and 5% per year on buildings, on a straight-line basis, with no estimated salvage value.
Depreciation is charged for a full year on all fixed assets acquired during the year, and no depreciation
is charged on fixed assets disposed of during the year.

Jan. 30 A building that costs $132,000 in 1991 is torn down to make room for a new building. The
wrecking contractor was paid $5,100 and was permitted to keep all materials salvaged.
March 10 Machinery that was purchased in 2001 for $16,000 is sold for $2,900 cash, f.o.b. purchaser's
plant. Freight of $300 is paid on the sale of this machinery.
March 20 A gear breaks on a machine that costs $9,000 in 2003. The gear is replaced at a cost of $8,000
The replacement does not extend the useful life of the machine.
May 18 A special base installed for a machine in 2002 when the machine was purchased has to be
replaced at a cost of $5,500 because of defective workmanship on the original base. The cost
of machinery was $14,200 in 2002. The cost of the base was $3,500 and this amount was charged
to the machinery account in 2002.
June 23 One of the buildings is repainted at a cost of $6,900. It had not been painted since it was
constructed in 2004.

Instructions:
Prepare journal entries for the transactions (round to the nearest dollar).

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E10-22

The following transactions occurred during 2008. Assume that depreciation of 10% per year is charged on
all machinery and 5% per year on buildings, on a straight-line basis, with no estimated salvage value.
Depreciation is charged for a full year on all fixed assets acquired during the year, and no depreciation
is charged on fixed assets disposed of during the year.

Jan. 30 A building that costs $132,000 in 1991 is torn down to make room for a new building. The
wrecking contractor was paid $5,100 and was permitted to keep all materials salvaged.
March 10 Machinery that was purchased in 2001 for $16,000 is sold for $2,900 cash, f.o.b. purchaser's
plant. Freight of $300 is ...

Solution Summary

For transactions relating to plant, property and equipment (PP&E), journal entries are prepared together with explanations as needed to discuss the accounting treatment for each item.

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