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ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Determining cost of land

Bridger Ski Co. has developed a tract of land into a ski resort. The company has cut the trees, cleared and graded the land and hills, and constructed ski lifts.

(a) Should the tree cutting, land clearing, and grading costs of constructing the ski slopes be debited to the land account? (b) If such costs are debited to Land, should they be depreciated? Explain.

(a)

To determine

Cost of Land: The cost of land includes the following costs:

  • Purchase price of land
  • Attorney fees
  • Real estate agent commission
  • Title
  • Recording fees
  • Additional expenses :
    • Clearing
    • Filling and leveling of land
    • Removing of old buildings

To explain: whether the tree cutting, land clearing, and grading costs of constructing the ski slopes should be debited to the land account.

Explanation

The cost of acquiring the fixed assets refers to the purchase price and all other additional costs that are spent to place the asset in service and make it ready for its intended use...

(b)

To determine

To explain: whether such costs debited to land account should be depreciated.

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