Revision question on calculation of depreciation
Mwailafu Ltd’s head office building is the only building it owns. Using professional valuers, it revalued this building on 1 January 2016, at TZS 2,100,000. Mwailafu Ltd has adopted a revaluation policy for buildings from this valuation date and has decided that the original useful life of buildings has not changed as a result of the revaluation. The building was acquired on 1 January 2006. The cost of the building on acquisition was TZS 2,500,000 and the accumulated depreciation to the 31 December 2015 amounted to TZS 500,000. The depreciation up to 1 January 2016 was depreciated evenly since acquisition. The professional valuer believes that the residual value on the building would be TZS 600,000 at the end of its useful life.
Calculate the depreciation amount of the building for the year ended 31 December 2016 based on the information provided in the above scenario.