Identify the following expenditures as capital expenditures or revenue expenditures. Installed an escalator at a cost of $17,500 in a three-story building that had been used for some years without elevators or escalators. Purchased a pencil sharpener at a cost of $15.00 Original life of delivery truck had been estimated at four years, and straight-line depreciation of 25 percent yearly had been recognized. After three years use, however, it was decided to recondition the truck thoroughly, including replacing the engine.

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Identify the following expenditures as capital expenditures or revenue expenditures.

  1. Installed an escalator at a cost of $17,500 in a three-story building that had been used for some years without elevators or escalators.
  2. Purchased a pencil sharpener at a cost of $15.00
  3. Original life of delivery truck had been estimated at four years, and straight-line depreciation of 25 percent yearly had been recognized. After three years use, however, it was decided to recondition the truck thoroughly, including replacing the engine.

 

 

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