Grape corporation purchased a machine in december of the current year. this was the only asset purchased during the current year the machine was placed in service in january of the following year. no assets were purchased in the following year. grape corporation's cost recovery would begin:
a. in the current year using a mid-quarter convention
b. in the current year using a half-year convention.
c. in the following year using a mid-quarter convention
d. in the following year using a half-year convention.
by cross-training employees it does not benefit employers because there is no decreases in employee wages. just because employees are cross-trained and are learning new skills - the wages do not go down for these employees, in fact, in most cases they may even rise due to their increased skill set. they also are able to increase productivity if there is an employee absent because the cross-trained employee is able to cover for them.
it depends what it is for