Accumulated depreciation

• Is the amount of depreciation already taken against an asset. Assume that a computer costs $6,000 and has an expected lifeof 5 years and no residual value. After 3 years the accumulated depreciation would be $3,600 (3 x $1,200 annual depreciation).

 Embedded terms in definition
Residual value
 Related Terms
 Accelerated depreciation
Accumulated benefit obligation
Accumulative depreciation
Depreciation expense
Depreciation tax shield
Double declining balance depreciation
Recaptured depreciation
Straight line depreciation
Sum of the years' digits depreciation

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