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depreciation,

n the charges against earnings to write off the cost, less salvage value, of an asset over its estimated useful life. It is a bookkeeping entry and does not represent any cash outlay, nor are any funds earmarked for the purpose. There are three classic methods of applying depreciation: straight line, sum of the year's digits, and double declining balance.

depreciation

the decline in value over time of capital items.
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However, the Service permitted the taxpayer to depreciate the road surface, because it required periodic replacement.
Would the taxpayer be forced to depreciate the adjusted basis of the property in year 20 over another 27.
Muscat: Indian rupee is likely to depreciate further in the coming months, mainly due to a better demand for the United States dollar in view of surging oil prices in international markets, an expert said here on Wednesday.
We depreciate the grant over a period of five years on a straight-line (20 per cent) basis and, after five years, it is fully depreciated.
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In Monday's column, publicist Kim Mehmeti estimates that nobody believed that BDI will give in before Gruevski and depreciate the intelligence of 30 percent ethnic Albanians in Macedonia.
Instead, investors bet that the dollar will continue to depreciate, or at least not appreciate to such an extent as to wipe out their gains on the interest differential.
With the US government's rescue plan of printing more dollar notes, the currency will depreciate more.