Plant Assets-Property Plan

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Plant Assets-Property Plan

  1. 1. Welcome to SUAGM<br />Jose Cintron, MBA-CPC<br />(954) 374-8298<br />cintronj2@suagm.edu <br />jose@mba4help.com<br />
  2. 2. Plant Assets <br />Plan Assets are resources that have three characteristics: Physical substance, Used in the operations of a business, Not intended for sale to customers. Also called property, plant, and equipment; plant and equipment; and fixed assets. These assets are expected to provide services to the company for a number of years. Except for land, plant assets decline in service over their useful lives.<br />
  3. 3. Property plan and Equipment <br />The cost principle requires that companies record plant assets at cost.<br />The cost of factory machinery includes the purchase price, freight costs paid by the purchaser, and installation costs. Once cost is established, the company uses that amount as the basis of accounting for the plant asset over its useful life.<br />
  4. 4. Land<br />Company acquires real estate at a cash cost of $100,000. The property contains an old warehouse that is razed at a net cost of $6,000 ($7,500 in costs less $1,500 proceeds from salvaged materials). Additional expenditures are the attorney's fee, $1,000, and the real estate broker's commission, $8,000. Cost of the land is $115,000, computed as follows<br />
  5. 5. Delivery truck Ej.<br />Assume that AGM purchases a delivery truck for $15,000 cash, plus sales taxes of $900 and delivery costs of $500. The buyer also pays $200 for painting and lettering, $600 for an annual insurance policy, and $80 for a motor vehicle license. Explain how each of these costs would be accounted for.<br />
  6. 6. Delivery Truck solution<br />The first four payments ($15,000, $900, $500, and $200) are expenditures necessary to make the truck ready for its intended use. Thus, the cost of the truck is $16,600. The payments for insurance and the license are operating costs and therefore are expensed.<br />
  7. 7. Individual work Ej<br />Assume that AGM purchases a delivery truck at a cash price of $22,000. Related expenditures consist of sales taxes $1,320, painting and lettering $500, motor vehicle license $80, and a three-year accident insurance policy $1,600. The cost of the delivery truck is computed as. Journal entry for the purchase cash.<br />
  8. 8. Delivery Truck<br />Assume that AGM purchases a delivery truck at a cash price of $22,000. Related expenditures consist of sales taxes $1,320, painting and lettering $500, motor vehicle license $80, and a three-year accident insurance policy $1,600. The cost of the delivery truck is $23,820<br />Delivery Truck 23,820 <br /> License Expense 80 <br />Prepaid Insurance 1,600 <br /> Cash 25,500 <br />(To record purchase of delivery truck and related expenditures) <br />

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