Question

Refer to the financial statements for each of Danier Leather, Shoppers Drug Mart, and WestJet in Appendix II at the end of the textbook.

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Answer the following questions.
Part 1
The June 25, 2011, balance sheet for Danier Leather reports $15,061 (thousand) of PPE.
a. What does the $15,061 (thousand) represent (i.e., is it the cost of the PPE)?
b. Which generally accepted accounting principle (GAAP) requires that information in addition to the$15,061 (thousand) must be reported and where must it be reported?
c. What amount did Danier report as depreciation expense for the year ended June 25, 2011?
Part 2
a. Shoppers’ balance sheet reports $1,767,543 thousand of property and equipment at December 31, 2011. What percentage is this of its total assets?
b. WestJet’s balance sheet reports $1,911,227 thousand of property and equipment on the same date. What percentage is this of its total assets?
c. Why might WestJet’s property and equipment as a percentage of total assets be almost twice that of Shoppers? Hint: Review the asset section of each company’s balance sheet.



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