Determine the carrying amount, Financial Accounting

An item of plant was purchased for $100,000 on 1 January 2009. At that time its estimated residual value was $5,000. At 31 December 2009 prices, the residual value was estimated at $5,200. By 31 December 2010 this had risen to $5,500. In 2009 the asset was initially depreciated straight line over 40 years. Due to lower performance than expected, at 1 January 2010 the total useful life of the machine was revised to 30 years. No further revision to the useful life was necessary at 31 December 2010.

The entity uses the cost model for this class of assets. Depreciation adjustments are made annually as part of the year end process.

Requirement

Determine the carrying amount of the plant at 31 December 2010.

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