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A building that was purchased on December 31, 2003, for
$2,500,000 was originally estimated to have a life of 50
years with no salvage value at the end of that time. Depreciation
has been recorded through 2017. During 2018, an
examination of the building by an engineering firm discloses
that its estimated useful life is 15 years after 2017.
What should be the amount of depreciation for 2018?

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Depreciation: Depreciation refers to the reduction in the monetary value of a fixed asset due to its wear and tear or obsolescence. It is a method of distributing t...

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