The plant asset and accumulated depreciation accounts of Pell Corporation had the following balances at December 31, 2020: Plant Asset Accumulated
Depreciation Land $ 350,000 $ — Land improvements 180,000 45,000 Building 1,500,000 350,000 Equipment 1,158,000 405,000 Automobiles 150,000 112,000
Transactions during 2021 were as follows: On January 2, 2021, equipment were purchased at a total invoice cost of $260,000, which included a $5,500 charge for freight. Installation costs of $27,000 were incurred. On March 31, 2021, a small storage building was donated to the company. The person donating the building originally purchased it three years ago for $25,000. The fair value of the building on the day of the donation was $17,000. On May 1, 2021, expenditures of $50,000 were made to repave parking lots at Pell’s plant location. The work was necessitated by damage caused by severe winter weather. The repair doesn’t provide future benefits beyond those originally anticipated. On November 1, 2021, Pell acquired a tract of land with an existing building in exchange for 10,000 shares of Pell's common stock that had a market price of $38 per share. Pell paid legal fees and title insurance totaling $23,000. Shortly after acquisition, the building was razed at a cost of $35,000 in anticipation of new building construction in 2022. On December 31, 2021, Pell purchased a small storage building by giving $15,250 cash and an old automobile purchased for $18,000 in 2014. Depreciation on the old automobile recorded through December 31, 2021, totaled $13,500. The fair value of the old automobile was $3,750.
Prepare a schedule analyzing the changes in each of the plant assets during 2021.
Required: Prepare a schedule analyzing the changes in each of the plant assets during 2021. PELL CORPORATION Analysis of Changes in Plant Assets For the Year Ended December 31, 2021 Balance 12/31/2020 Increase Decrease $ 350,000 180,000 50,000 45,000 1,500,000 Balance 12/31/2021 Land Land improvements Building Equipment 260,000 Automobiles 1,158,000 150,000 3,338,000 Totals $ $ 310,000 $ 45,000 $