Problem 8-34 (LO. 2)
Weston acquires a new office machine (seven-year class asset) on August 2, 2017, for $75,000. This is the only asset Weston acquired during the year. He does not elect immediate expensing under § 179. He claims the maximum additional first-year depreciation deduction. On September 15, 2018, Weston sells the machine.
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If required, round your answers to the nearest dollar. If an amount is zero, enter “0”.
a. What MACRS convention applies to the machine?
Weston’s cost recovery for 2017 is $
b. Westin’s 2018 is $