Barnett Inc. purchased computer equipment on March 1, 2014, for $31,000. The computer equipment has a useful life of five years and a residual value of 51,000. Barnett uses a double declining- balance method of depreciation for this type of capital asset. For tax purposes, the computer is assigned to Class 10 with a 30% rate.
(a) Prepare a schedule of depreciation covering 2014, 2015, and 2016 for financial reporting purposes for the new computer equipment purchased. The company follows a policy of taking a full year's depreciation in the year of purchase and none in the year of disposal.
(b) Prepare a schedule of CCA and UCC for this asset covering 2014, 2015, and 2016, assuming it is the only Class 10 asset owned by Barnett.
(c) How much depreciation is deducted over the three-year period on the financial statements? In determining taxable income? What is the carrying amount of the computer equipment on the December 31, 2016 statement of financial position? What is the tax value of the computer equipment at December 31, 2016?