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Week 1 Tea Tree Bay Ltd acquires a Gizmo Machine from Jetsons Ltd for the following consideration:

Cash : Cash $20,000

Land: Land In the books of Tea Tree Bay Ltd the land is recorded at its cost of $100,000. It has a fair value of $140,000.

Equipment: In the books of Tea Tree Bay Ltd the equipment is recorded at a cost of $50,000. The equipment has an accumulated depreciation balance of $20,000. The fair value of the equipment is $23,000

Assumption of liability: Tea Tree Bay Ltd also agrees to assume the liability of Jetsons Ltd’s bank loan of $30,000 as part of the Gizmo Machine acquisition.

Other associated costs: Tea Tree Bay Ltd also spends $5,000 as the installation cost. The testing cost was $2,500. The transportation cost for the machine was $700. During the first year of operation, the company paid $650 as the maintenance cost for the machine.

Required:

a) Calculate the acquisition cost of the Gizmo Machine that will be used as the base for future depreciation charges. 

b) Provide the journal entries that would appear in Tea Tree Bay Ltd’s books to account for the acquisition of the Gizmo Machine. 

c) Will the maintenance cost be included in the acquisition cost of the machine? Justify your answer.

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