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Asset Depreciation Methods

Rick Kossik -

Depreciation is the reduction in an asset's value over the passage of time due to wear and tear and abuse. Several depreciation methods are available for use in corporate book keeping. In this example model, three different depreciation methods are presented and compared:

  • Straight Line Depreciation
  • Double Declining Balance Method
  • Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS)


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  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Discrete Change
  • Discrete Events
  • Depreciation
  • Tax
  • Asset
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