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Part A)

Somerset Company

acquired a piece of equipment with a list price of $200,000 for $158,000. Freight to Somerset's location was $7,000. Installation and testing costs were $9,500. An old piece of equipment was scrapped as a result of this new purchase. The old piece of equipment had an undepreciated value (net book value) of $8,000. The new piece of equipment is expected to have a 10 year life and a salvage value of $15,000. What is the total value assigned to the new piece of equipment?

Part B)

February 1, 2018, Salisbury Company purchased land for the future factory location at a cost of $92,000.  The dilapidated building that was on the property was demolished so that construction could begin on the new factory building. The new factory was completed on November 1, 2018. Costs incurred during this period were:



Demolition dilapidated building


Architect Fees


Legal Fees - for title search


Interest During Active Construction Period


Real estate transfer tax


Construction Costs


Using this information, how much should be recorded as the cost of the land?

Part C)

On January 1, 2017, Frostburg Company purchased for $68,500, equipment having a service life of six years and an estimated residual value of $4,000. Frostburg has recorded depreciation of the equipment using the straight-line method. On December 31, 2019, before making any annual adjusting entries, the equipment was exchanged for new machinery having a fair value of $35,000. The transaction has commercial substance. Use this information to make an example of all General Journal entries (without explanation) required to record the events for December 31, 2019.

Date Accounts Debit Credit

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