# Question No 04 Chapter No 13 – USHA Publication 11 Class

Question No 04 Chapter No 13

Rate of Depreciation is given

4. A company purchased a plant for Rs 1st April,2015. It further spends Rs 1,000 on its installation. It was put into use from 1st August,2015.You are required to draw the following ledger accounts for the first four years when the rate of depreciation is 10%p.a. on straight-line method and books are closed on 31st March every year:
(i) Plant Account and (ii) Depreciation Account

The solution of Question No 04 Chapter No 13:-

The method of calculating the Deprecation rate:

 Amount of Depreciation = Cost of Machinery / Rate of Depreciation = 8,100/ 10 X 100 = 8,100

 Dr. Plant A/c Cr. Date Particulars J.F. Amount Date Particulars J.F. Amount 01/04/15 To Cash A/c 81,000 31/03/16 By Deprecation A/c*1 8,100 31/03/16 By Balance C/d 75,600 81,000 81,000 01/03/16 To Balance b/d 75,600 31/03/17 By Deprecation A/c 8,100 31/03/17 By Balance C/d 67,500 75,600 75,600 01/03/17 To Balance b/d 67,500 31/03/18 By Deprecation A/c 8,100 31/03/18 By Balance C/d 59,400 67,500 67,500 01/04/18 To Balance b/d 59,400 31/03/19 By Deprecation A/c 8,100 31/03/19 By Balance C/d 51,300 59,400 59,400

 Dr. Deprecation A/c Cr. Date Particulars J.F. Amount Date Particulars J.F. Amount 31/03/16 To Cash A/c 5,400 31/03/16 By Profit & Loss A/c 5,400 5,400 5,400 31/03/17 To Balance b/d 8,100 31/03/17 By Profit & Loss A/c 8,100 8,100 8,100 31/03/18 To Balance b/d 8,100 31/03/18 By Profit & Loss A/c 8,100 8,100 8,100 31/03/19 To Balance b/d 8,100 31/03/19 By Profit & Loss A/c 8,100 8,100 8,100

Working note:-

*1:- Calculation of the amount of Depreciation on furniture for the year 2015-16
The plant put in use on 1st August 2015
Depreciation = Value of Asset X Rate of Depreciation X Period
Value of Asset = 81,000
Rate of Depreciation = 10%
Period = from 01/08/2015 to 31/03/2016 i.e.8months
(from the date of purchase/Beginning balance to the end of the financial year)
=81,000 X10/100 X 8 / 12
Depreciation = 5,400
Total Depreciation for the year = 5,400

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Chapter No. 1 – Introduction

Chapter No. 2 – Theory Base of Accounting

Chapter No. 3 – Vouchers and transactions

Chapter No. 4 – Journal

Chapter No. 5 – Ledger

Chapter No. 6 – Cash Book

Chapter No. 7 – Other Subsidiary Books

Chapter No. 8 – Journal Proper

Chapter No. 9 – Trial Balance

Chapter No. 10 – Bank Reconciliation Statement

Chapter No. 11 – Depreciation

Chapter No. 12 – Provisions and Reserves

Chapter No. 13 – Bills of Exchange

Chapter No. 14 – Rectification of Errors

Chapter No. 15 – Financial Statements – (Without Adjustments)

Chapter No. 16 – Financial Statements – (With Adjustments)