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n a generic term that includes various specific practices, such as depreciation, depletion, write-off of intangibles, prepaid expenses, and deferred charges.
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The key factor in determining whether to amortize an "other" intangible asset is its useful life.
If the taxpayer does not elect to amortize the market discount on an annual basis, the discount that would have been amortized under the straight-line method from the bond purchase date until the earlier of its disposition or maturity date is ordinary income when the bond is disposed of by the taxpayer.
The letter ruling allowed the taxpayers to amortize the points paid in Year 1 over the loan's remaining life, beginning in Year 2.
there is no "sale" element to the transaction), the unrelated joint venture partner cannot amortize his share of the contributed intangibles.
195-1, a taxpayer electing to amortize start-up expenditures must, at the time of election, select an amortization period of not less than 60 months, beginning with the month the active trade or business begins.
In effect, the purchaser will be in the same position as if he could amortize the cost of the favorable lease.
The seven-year acquisition loan amortizes on a 25-year schedule.
The principle underlying the effective yield method is that the investor recognizes tax credits as they are allocated and amortizes the initial cost of the investment to provide a constant effective yield over the period that tax credits are allocated to the investor.
The 17-year refinance loan amortizes on a 17-year schedule.
The five-year refinance loan amortizes on a 30-year schedule.
The 10year refinance loan amortizes on a 30-year schedule.