Double-declining-balance depreciation

Method of accelerated depreciation. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • double-declining-balance depreciation — Method of accelerated depreciation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • double declining balance depreciation method — UK US noun [S] ACCOUNTING ► DOUBLE DECLINING BALANCE METHOD(Cf. ↑double declining balance method) …   Financial and business terms

  • double-declining-balance depreciation method — ( DDB) An accounting methodology in which the depreciation rate used is double the rate used under the straight line method. In addition, the rate is applied to the full purchase cost of the asset, whereas under the straight line depreciation… …   Financial and business terms

  • double declining balance method — UK US noun [S] (also double declining balance, also double declining balance depreciation method, also 200 percent declining balance method) ACCOUNTING ► the method of calculating the loss in the value of an asset over its useful life in which… …   Financial and business terms

  • double declining balance method — A method of depreciation in which the historical cost (or revalued amount) of an asset less its estimated residual value (see net residual value) is divided by the number of years of its estimated useful life and the resulting amount is… …   Accounting dictionary

  • double declining balance method — A method of depreciation in which the historical cost (or revalued amount) of an asset less its estimated residual value (see net residual value) is divided by the number of years of its estimated useful life and the resulting amount is… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Depreciation — Not to be confused with Deprecation. Depreciation refers to two very different but related concepts: the decrease in value of assets (fair value depreciation), and the allocation of the cost of assets to periods in which the assets are used… …   Wikipedia

  • depreciation — /dapriyshiyeyshsn/ In accounting, spreading out the cost of a capital asset over its estimated useful life. Depreciation expense reduces the taxable income of an entity but does not reduce the cash. A decline in value of property caused by wear… …   Black's law dictionary

  • depreciation — /dapriyshiyeyshsn/ In accounting, spreading out the cost of a capital asset over its estimated useful life. Depreciation expense reduces the taxable income of an entity but does not reduce the cash. A decline in value of property caused by wear… …   Black's law dictionary

  • balance — the amount of money remaining in an account. The total of your money in the bank after accounting for all transactions (deposits and withdrawals) is called a balance . Glossary of Business Terms A division of a Securities Account, of a type… …   Financial and business terms

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