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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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For example, a Ford Fiesta costs pounds 8,971 to buy new, but it would have depreciated in value to pounds 6,227 after the first year.
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whole property] = Depreciated Reproduction Cost of the whole property, and
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If the depreciation period and/or method previously used for the relinquished and replacement property are the same, the replacement property is depreciated using the same period and/or method.