(solution) On July 1, 2010, Dexter Corp. buys a computer system

(solution) On July 1, 2010, Dexter Corp. buys a computer system

On July 1, 2010, Dexter Corp. buys a computer system for $260,000 in cash. Assume that the computer is expected to have a four-year life and an estimated salvage value of $20,000 at the end of that time. Required 1. Identify and analyze the transaction for the purchase of the computer on July 1, 2010. 2. Compute the depreciable cost of the computer. 3. Using the straight-line method, compute the monthly depreciation. 4. Identify and analyze the adjustment to record depreciation at the end of July 2010. 5. Compute the computer’s carrying value that will be shown on Dexter’s balance sheet prepared on December 31, 2010.