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sam s outdoor inc recorded the following transactions over the life of a piece of eq 650348

Recognizing continuing expenditures for plant assets

Sam’s Outdoor, Inc., recorded the following transactions over the life of a piece of equipment purchased in 2010.

Jan. 1, 2010 Purchased the equipment for $39,000 cash. The equipment is estimated to have a five year life and $4,000 salvage value and was to be depreciated using the straight line method.

Dec. 31, 2010 Recorded depreciation expense for 2010.

May 5, 2011 Undertook routine repairs costing $800.

Dec. 31, 2011 Recorded depreciation expense for 2011.

Jan. 1, 2012 Made an adjustment costing $3,000 to the equipment. It improved the quality of the output but did not affect the life estimate.

Dec. 31, 2012 Recorded depreciation expense for 2012.

Mar. 1, 2013 Incurred $520 cost to oil and clean the equipment.

Dec. 31, 2013 Recorded depreciation expense for 2013.

Jan. 1, 2014 Had the equipment completely overhauled at a cost of $9,000. The overhaul was estimated to extend the total life to seven years and revised the salvage value to $3,000.

Dec. 31, 2014 Recorded depreciation expense for 2014.

July 1, 2015 Sold the equipment for $8,000 cash.


a. Use a horizontal statements model like the following one to show the effects of these transactions on the elements of the financial statements. Use 1 for increase, 2 for decrease, and NA for not affected. The first event is recorded as an example.







Net Inc.

Cash Flow

Jan. 1, 2010




Cash Flow


b. Determine the amount of depreciation expense Sam’s will report on the income statements for the years 2010 through 2014.

c. Determine the book value (cost accumulated depreciation) Sam’s will report on the balance sheets at the end of the years 2010 through 2014.

d. Determine the amount of the gain or loss Sam’s will report on the disposal of the equipment on July 1, 2015.

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