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Textbook Problem

MODIFIED ACCELERATED COST RECOVERY SYSTEM Using the information given in Exercise 5Apx-1A and the rates shown in Figure 5A-4, prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense, accumulated depreciation, and book value for each year under the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System. For tax purposes, assume that the truck has a useful life of five years. (The IRS schedule will spread depreciation over six years.)

To determine

Prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense, accumulated depreciation, and book value for each year under the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System. Assume that the truck has a useful life of five years for tax purpose.

Explanation

Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS):

It is a method of depreciation under which rates of depreciation that is determined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are multiplied with the cost of an asset to ascertain the depreciation expense for the year.

Prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense, accumulated depreciation, and book value for each year under the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System.

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