Hilda Carr Associates surveys American eating habits. The companys accounts include Land, Buildings, Office equipment, and Communication

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Hilda Carr Associates surveys American eating habits. The company’s accounts include Land, Buildings, Office equipment, and Communication equipment, with a separate accumulated depreciation account for each asset. During 2012 and 2013, Hilda Carr completed the following transactions:
2012
Jan 1 Traded in old office equipment with book value of $43,000 (cost of $140,000 and accumulated depreciation of $97,000) for new equipment. Carr also paid $83,000 in cash. Fair value of the new equipment is $119,000.
Apr 1 Acquired land and communication equipment in a group purchase. Total cost was $430,000 paid in cash. An independent appraisal valued the land at $338,625 and the communication equipment at $112,875.
Sep 1Sold a building that cost $560,400 (accumulated depreciation of $260,000 through December 31 of the preceding year). Carr received $390,000 cash from the sale of the building. Depreciation is computed on a straight-line basis. The building has a 40-year useful life and a residual value of $90,000.
Dec 31 Recorded depreciation as follows:
Communication equipment is depreciated by the straight-line method over a five-year life with zero residual value.
Office equipment is depreciated using the double-declining-balance over five years with $1,000 residual value.
2013
Jan 1 The company identified that the communication equipment suffered significant decline in value. The fair value of the communication equipment was determined to be $75,000.
Requirement
1. Record the transactions in the journal of Hilda Carr Associates.

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