# Answer in Accounting for Milan #172293

On January 2 of the current year, Lem Corp. bought machinery under a contract that required a down payment of \$10,000, plus 24 monthly payments of \$5,000 each, for total cash payments of \$130,000. The cash equivalent price of the machinery was \$110,000. The machinery has an estimated useful life of ten years and estimated salvage value of \$5,000. Lem uses straight-line depreciation. In its year-end income statement, what amount should Lem report as depreciation for this machinery?

The answer is \$10,500. I get that. What would the journal entry look like for something like this?

Solution:

The fair market value of \$110,000 should be used to calculate depreciation. We cannot use the total cash payments of \$130,000 since it includes interest as well as the principal.

The journal entry for machinery purchased will be as follows:

Particulars                                                          DR                          CR

Fixed assets                                                      110,000

Cash                                                                                           10,000

Account payable                                                                      100,000

(To record the purchase of machinery partly in cash and on credit)

The fair market value of \$110,000 is used as the cost price of the machinery

Depreciation calculation:

Annual Depreciation expense = “frac{Cost; of; the; asset – Salvage; value}{Useful; life}”

= “frac{110,000 – 5,000}{10} = frac{105,000}{10} = 10,500”

Annual depreciation expense = \$10,500

The journal entry will be as follows:

Particulars                                                          DR                          CR

Depreciation expense                                      10,500

Accumulated Depreciation                                                      10,500

(To record the annual depreciation expense for the machinery)

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