straight-line method

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Noun1.straight-line method - (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life
accounting - a system that provides quantitative information about finances
wear and tear, depreciation - decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
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Qualified real property is allowed a quicker recovery period of 15 years using a straight-line method, although before the PATH Act, this allowance was temporary and was periodically extended, having most recendy expired for property placed in service after Dec.
You can choose from both the straight-line method or you can use an accelerated method.
20) Under ADS, noncommercial aircraft have a six-year recovery period and are depreciated based on the straight-line method while commercial aircraft have a 12-year recovery period and are also depreciated on the straight-line method.
While the company and its subsidiaries traditionally used the declining-balance method for calculating depreciation of property, plant, and equipment, the company has resolved for, starting from the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, the company and its subsidiaries adopt the straight-line method of depreciation as a general rule.
lei Additional annual depreciation (and deductible) in relation to the straight-line method is 1.
The MACRS depreciation deduction is calculated by applying to the basis of the property either (1) a declining-balance method that switches to the straight-line method at a time that maximizes the deduction or (2) a straight-line method.
Cost recovery of depreciable real property basis would be under the straight-line method.
Valuation theory distinguishes between the three methods or premises of such a recovery: the straight-line method, Inwood method, and Hoskold method.
168(k)(4) election is required either to depreciate the corporate partner's share of EQP using the straight-line method (and other relevant correlative adjustments) or to provide adequate information to the corporate partner to enable it to compute its distributive share of depreciation using the straight-line method.
The straight-line method would have made it difficult for the trustees to pay out the annuity stream over the trust's term.
Depreciation of equipment is computed by the straight-line method based on an estimated useful life of five years.
There is no depreciation recapture income because the building was depreciated using the straight-line method.