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The Alta Company is constructing a production complex which qualifies for interest capitalization. The following information is available: Capitalization period: January 1, 2007 to June 30, 2009

Expenditures on project (incurred evenly during each period and excluding capitalized interest from previous years):

2007 ………………$2,000,000

2008 ………………$3,760,000

2009 ………………$4,324,000

Amounts borrowed and outstanding:

$3 million borrowed at 12%, specifically for the project

$6 million borrowed on July 1, 2003, at 14%

$14 million borrowed on January 1, 1999, at 8%


1. Compute the amount of interest costs capitalized each year.

2. If it is assumed that the production complex has an estimated life of 20 years and a residual value of zero, compute the straight-line depreciation in 2010.

3. Explain the effects of the interest capitalization on the financial statements for all three years. Ignore income taxes.

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