On 1 July 2011 Sprintfast Couriers, which has a year-end of 30 June, purchased a delivery truck for use in its courier operations at a cost of $65 000. At the end of the truck’s useful life it is expected to have a residual value of $5000. During its six-year useful life, Sprintfast Couriers Limited expected the truck to be driven 246 000 kilometres.
Calculate the annual depreciation charge for each of the six years of the truck’s life using the following methods:
the straight-line method
the sum-of-digits method
the declining-balance method
the units-of-production method using kilometres as the basis of use and assuming the following usage:
Petersen Ltd has the following land and building in its financial statements as at 30 June 2018:
Residential land, at cost
1 000 000
Factory land, at valuation 2016
Buildings, at valuation 2016
At 30 June 2018, the balance of the revaluation surplus is $400 000, of which $300 000 relates to the factory land and $100 000 to the buildings. On this same date, independent valuations of the land and building are obtained. In relation to the above assets, the assessed fair values at 30 June 2018 are:
Residential land, previously recorded at cost
1 100 000
Factory land, previously revalued in 2016
Buildings, previously revalued in 2016
Provide the journal entries to account for the revaluation on 30 June 2018. Petersen Ltd classifies the residential land and the factory land as different classes of assets.
Deliveries Ltd leased a truck from a truck dealer, City Vans Ltd. City Vans Ltd acquired the truck at a cost of $180 000. The truck will be painted with Deliveries Ltd’s logo and advertising and the cost of repainting the truck to make it suitable for another owner four years later is estimated to be $40 000. Deliveries Ltd plans to keep the truck after the lease but has not made any commitment to the lessor to purchase it. The terms of the lease are as follows:
Date of entering lease: 1 July 2019.
Duration of lease: four years.
Life of leased asset: five years, after which it will have no residual value. Lease payments: $ 100,000 at the end of each year.
Interest rate implicit in the lease: 10 per cent.
Unguaranteed residual: $50 000.
Fair value of truck at inception of the lease: $351 140.
Demonstrate that the interest rate implicit in the lease is 1O per cent.
Prepare the journal entries to account for the lease transaction in the books of the lessor. City Vans Ltd at 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.
Prepare the journal entries to account for the lease transaction in the books of the lessee, Deliveries Ltd, at 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.
On 30 June 2023 Deliveries Ltd pays the residual of $50 000 and purchases the truck. Prepare all journal entries in the books of Deliveries Ltd for 30 June 2023 in relation to the termination of the lease and the purchase of the truck.
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