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A company purchased property for a building site. The costs associated with the property were:

A company purchased property for a building site. The costs associated with the property were:

Purchase price $175,000
Real estate commissions 15,000
Legal fees 800
Expenses of clearing the land 2,000
Expenses to remove old building 1,000


What portion of these costs should be allocated to the cost of the land and what portion should be allocated to the cost of the new building?

This question was asked on Mar 30, 2010.

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