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How does a company determine the cost of a natural resource that is to be depleted?

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Explain the manner in which a company would determine the cost of the natural resource that is to be depleted.

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Depletion: Depletion is a process in which the cost of natural resources like oil reserves, mineral deposits, and timber tracts, is allocated equally over the extraction or harvesting period of the asset. When a resource is depleted, the value of resource is decreased and the value of extracted inventory obtained is increased. So, depletion is recorded on the balance sheet, and not on the income statement. But the cost of goods sold expense is recorded when the extracted inventory is sold...

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