In recent years, Avery Transportation purchased three used buses. Because of frequent turnover in the accounting department, a different accountant selected the depreciation method for each bus, and various methods were selected. Information concerning the buses is summarized as follows.
BusAcquiredCostSalvage ValueUseful Life in YearsDepreciation Method
2.1/1/16110,00010,0004Declining balance

For the declining-balance method, the company uses the double-declining rate. For the units-of-activity method, total miles are expected to be 120,000. Actualy miles of use in the first 3 years were 2018, 24,000, 2019, 34,000, and 2020, 30,000


  1. Compute the amount of accumulated depreciation on each bus at December 31, 2019
  2. If Bus 2 was purchased on April 1 instead of January 1,. What is the depreciation expense for this bus in (1) 2017 and (2) 2018?


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