The balance sheets of HiROE Inc. showed the following at December 31, 2023 and 2022: Required: a. If there have
The balance sheets of HiROE Inc. showed the following at December 31, 2023 and 2022:
a. If there have not been any purchases, sales, or other transactions affecting this equipment account since the equipment was first acquired, what is the amount of the depreciation expense for 2023?
b. Assume the same facts as in part a, and assume that the estimated useful life of the equipment to HiROE, Inc., is eight years and that there is no estimated salvage value. Determine:
1. What the original cost of the equipment was.
2. What depreciation method is apparently being used. Explain your answer.
3. When the equipment was acquired.
c. Assume that this equipment account represents the cost of five identical machines. Calculate the gain or loss on the sale of one of the machines on January 2, 2024, for $60,000. Use the horizontal model (or write the journal entry) to show the effect of the sale of the machine.
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