Accumulated Depreciation Plant

  • PART A
    The trial balance for Eureka Ltd as at 30 June 2012 (before calculation of income tax) is as follows:
    Note: this is the first year of operation of Eureka Ltd.
    DR CR
    $000 $000
    Sales Revenue 1235
    Cost of Sales 540
    Interest revenue 19
    Gain on Sale of Equipment 10
    Admin and Selling Expenses 153
    Auditor Fees 18
    Depreciation Plant and Equipment 96
    Doubtful Debts Expense 14
    Interest Expense 21
    Miscellaneous Expense 28
    Rent Expense 17
    Salaries 187
    Proceeds from Insurance Claim 25
    Accounts Receivable 118
    Allowance for Doubtful Debts 6
    Cash on Hand 5
    Inventories 145
    Deposits 130
    Debentures in Rydell Ltd 220
    Plant and Equipment 472
    Accumulated Depreciation Plant and Equip. 96
    Land 50
    Accounts Payable 235
    Bank Overdraft 13
    Bank Loan 175
    Share Capital 400
    2214 2214
    Additional information:
    a) Sales revenue includes $40,000 received under a contract to provide management services to another organisation. The contract covers the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2013.

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    b) Included in auditor fees is $6,000 in fees for various management consulting services.
    c) The gain on sale of plant and equipment arose from sale of equipment with a carrying amount of $77,000
    d) Directors have declared a final dividend of 5 cents per share at 30 June 2012. This dividend is not subject to any further approval.
    e) Bad debts of $8,000 were written off during the year against the Allowance for Doubtful Debts
    f) On 30 June 2012 the company revised the useful life of one of its plant and equipment assets from 5 years to 3 years. The asset had been purchased on 1 July 2011 at a cost of $75,000
    g) All assets other than accounts receivable, cash on hand and inventories are non-current. All liabilities other than accounts payable, bank overdraft, current tax liability, provision for dividend and unearned revenue are non-current.
    h) Share capital comprises 400,000 fully paid ordinary shares issued on 1 July 2011.
    i) Income tax rate is 30%. The company complies with Accounting Standard AASB112 Income Taxes and the only temporary differences relate to doubtful debts expense, depreciation of Plant and Equipment (the depreciation allowable for tax purposes for the year ended 30 June 2012 was $80,000) and revaluation of Land.
    j) Land was purchased on 1 July 2011 for $50,000. At 30 June 2012 the directors wish to revalue the land to $100,000.
    k) On 1 August 2012 the company discovers that inventory valued at $30,000 at 30 June 2012 has no value due to flood damage. All inventory is valued at the lower of cost and net realisable value.
    l) At 30 June 2012 the company has signed a contract for the construction of a warehouse to the value of $250,000. All amounts under the contract are due before 30 June 2013.
    m) At 30 June 2012 Eureka Ltd purchased all the assets and liabilities of a competitor Hockey Ltd. The details of the acquisition are as follows:
    Assets acquired:
    Inventories $44,000 (fair value $38,000)
    Building 200,000 (fair value $170,000)
    Liability Assumed:
    Bank Loan $10,000 (fair value $10,000)
    Cost of acquisition:
    Cash $250,000 (to be paid 30/9/2012 – funded by increasing Eureka Ltd’s Bank Loan)
    Legal fees $7,000 (to be paid 31/7/2012)
    The directors of Eureka Ltd require this acquisition to be included in the financial statements at 30 June 2012
    n) At 30 June 2012 directors confirm that the asset Debentures in Rydell Ltd is impaired and will realise only $120,000 due to the liquidation of Rydell Ltd. An adjustment is required for the 2012 financial statements.
    o) Any goodwill arising on business combinations is included in intangible assets and tested annually for impairment.
    Required
    i) Prepare the required adjustments to the trial balance data at 30 June 2012 (in journal entry form)
    ii) Prepare a statement of comprehensive income ( using classification of expenses by function method), a statement of financial position and a statement of changes in equity, including any required notes for the year ended 30 June 2012. These statements are to comply with Australian accounting standards AASB3, AASB101, AASB108,AASB110, AASB112, AASB116, AASB118 and AASB136.
    Note: round all calculations to the nearest thousand dollars
    16 marks
    PART B
    With reference to Accounting Standard AASB1053 Application of Tiers of Australian Accounting Standards:
    a) Explain the operation of the two tier system of financial reporting in Australia.
    b) Discuss whether the Tiers system represents a better approach to differential reporting as compared to the international IFRS for SMEs reporting framework
    Maximum 500 words
    4 marks
    Key assignment details and assessment criteria:
    1. Group assignment with no more than three students in each group
    2. Submission due date: Week 9
    3. Assignment worth in assessment = 20%
    Assessment Criteria
    The criteria used to assess the submitted assignment will be:
    • Ability to work collegially in a group environment for shared success.
    • Evidence of relevant research and demonstrated understanding of research materials. As a minimum students should consult the references listed under additional resources in the Unit Description
    • The structure, coherence and logic of arguments and analysis presented.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the subject matter that is the focus of the assignment.

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