IGCSE Accounting Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 123 - 125 of 338

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Mosses started a business on 1 December 2015 printing designs on Sarees and bought a printing machine for $ 32000.

He decided to depreciate the printing machine on the straight line basis over 10 years and expected the machine to have a scrap value of $ 7000 after that time.

Question 123 (2 of 5 Based on Passage)

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Calculate the Value of asset at the end of 2017 if Mosses adopted the straight line value method.

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$ 27000

The value of depreciation will not change under the written down value method. Hence

Cost of printing Machinery

Less: Depreciation on 2016 $ 2500

________

29500

Less: Depreciation on 2017 $ 2500

________

$ 27000

Question 124 (3 of 5 Based on Passage)

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Calculate the depreciation charged in Mosses՚s profit and loss account for the year ended 2016.

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$ 2500

Depreciation is charged as

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Mosses bought the new machine at the end of 2017 and sold the existing machine for scrap for $ 4000.

Prepare the Disposal of non-current (fixed) assets account in Mosses՚s ledger account.

Disposal of machinery account

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Disposal of machinery account

Disposal of Machinery Account at the End of 2017
DateParticulars$DateParticular$
October 1232000October 15Depreciation5000
Bank4000
Profit/loss account23000

On sale of fixed asset an ‘asset disposal account’ may be opened in order to ascertain the profit and loss incurred during the sale of old fixed assets. It is usually opened with the cost value of assets.

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