Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS), Listed Property, Limitation on Depreciation of Luxury Automobiles (LO 7.4, 7.6, 7.7)
On September 14, 2015, Jay purchased a passenger automobile that is used 75 percent in his accounting business. The automobile has a basis for depreciation purposes of $43,000, and Jay uses the accelerated method under MACRS. Jay does not elect to expense under section 179.
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Calculate Jay’s depreciation deduction for 2015 assuming no bonus depreciation.$
Assuming the same business percentage (75 percent) in 2016, calculate Jay’s depreciation deduction for 2016.$