During 2011 and 2012, Faulkner Manufacturing used the sum-of-the-years-digits (SYD) method of depreciation for its depreciable assets, for both financial reporting and tax purposes. At the beginning o

During 2011 and 2012, Faulkner Manufacturing used the sum-of-the-years-digits (SYD) method of depreciation for its depreciable assets, for both financial reporting and tax purposes. At the beginning of 2013, Faulkner decided to change to the straight-line method for both financial reporting and tax purposes. A tax rate of 40% is in effect for all years.

For an asset that cost $21,000 with an estimated residual value of $1,000 and an estimated useful life of 10 years, the depreciation under different methods is as follows:

Year Straight Line SYD Difference

2011 $2,000 $3,636 $1,636

2012 2,000 3,273 1,273

$4,000 $6,909 $2,909

1.Prepare the journal entry that Faulkner will record in 2013 related to the change. (If no entry is required for a particular event, select “No journal entry required” in the first account field.)

2.Suppose instead that Faulkner previously used straight-line depreciation and changed to sum-of-the-years- digits in 2013. Prepare the journal entry that Faulkner will record in 2013 related to the change.(If no entry is required for a particular event, select “No journal entry required” in the first account field.)

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