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Chapter 11: Depreciation. Impairments and Depletion

Intermediate Accounting (Kieso)
Pages: 552 - 609

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110 Questions for Chapter 11: Depreciation. Impairments and Depletion

  1. Falcetto Company acquired equipment on January 1, 2016, for $12,000. Falcetto elects to value this class of equipment using revaluation accounting. This equipment is being depreciated on a straight-line basis over its 6-year useful life. There is no residual value at the end of the 6-year period. The appraised value of the equipment approximates the carrying amount at December 31, 2016 and 2018. On December 31, 2017, the fair value of the equipment is determined to be $7,000.

    Found on Page 609
  2. Matt Holmes recently joined Klax Company as a staff accountant in the controller’s office. Klax Company provides warehousing services for companies in several European cities. The location in Koblenz, Germany, has not been performing well due to increased competition and the loss of several customers that have recently gone out of business. Matt’s department manager suspects that the plant and equipment may be impaired and wonders whether those assets should be written down. Given the company’s prior success, this issue has never arisen in the past, and Matt has been asked to conduct some research on this issue.

    Found on Page 609
  3. (Depreciation and Error Analysis) A depreciation schedule for semi-trucks of Ichiro Manufacturing Company was requested by your auditor soon after December 31, 2018, showing the additions, retirements, depreciation, and other data affecting the income of the company in the 4-year period 2015 to 2018, inclusive. The following data were ascertained.

    Found on Page 591
  4. In its 2014 annual report, Campbell Soup Company reports beginning-of-the-year total assets of $8,113 million, end-of-the-year total assets of $8,323 million, total sales of $8,268 million, and net income of $807 million. (a) Compute Campbell’s asset turnover. (b) Compute Campbell’s profit margin on sales. (c) Compute Campbell’s return on assets using (1) asset turnover and profit margin and (2) net income. (Round to two decimal places.)

    Found on Page 584
  5. (Depreciation Computations, SYD) Five Satins Company purchased a piece of equipment at the beginning of 2014. The equipment cost $430,000. It has an estimated service life of 8 years and an expected salvage value of $70,000. The sum of-the-years’-digits method of depreciation is being used. Someone has already correctly prepared a depreciation schedule for this asset. This schedule shows that $60,000 will be depreciated for a particular calendar year.

    Found on Page 586
  6. Question: (Comprehensive Depreciation Computations) Kohlbeck Corporation, a manufacturer of steel products, began operations on October 1, 2016. The accounting department of Kohlbeck has started the fixed-asset and depreciation schedule presented on page 595. You have been asked to assist in completing this schedule. In addition to ascertaining that the data already on the schedule are correct, you have obtained the following information from the company’s records and personnel.

    Found on Page 595
  7. What are the major factors considered in determining what depreciation method to use?

    Found on Page 583
  8. In its 2014 annual report, Campbell Soup Company reports beginning-of-the-year total assets of $8,113 million, end-of-the-year total assets of $8,323 million, total sales of $8,268 million, and net income of $807 million.

    Found on Page 584
  9. Jurassic Company owns machinery that cost $900,000 and has accumulated depreciation of $380,000. The present value of expected future net cash flows from the use of the asset are expected to be $500,000. The fair value less cost of disposal of the equipment is $400,000. Prepare the journal entry, if any, to record the impairment loss.

    Found on Page 608
  10. Francis Corporation purchased an asset at a cost of $50,000 on March 1, 2017. The asset has a useful life of 8 years and a salvage value of $4,000. For tax purposes, the MACRS class life is 5 years. Compute tax depreciation for each year 2017–2022.

    Found on Page 594

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