Times Printing owned a piece of equipment that cost $32,400 and on which it had recorded $18,000 of accumulated depreciation. The company disposed of the equipment on January 2, the first day of business of the current year.
1. Calculate the carrying value of the equipment.
2. Calculate the gain or loss on the disposal under each of the following assumptions:
a. The equipment was discarded as having no value.
b. The equipment was sold for $6,000 cash.
c. The equipment was sold for $16,000 cash.