Cornerstones of Financial Accounti...

4th Edition
Jay Rich + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337690881



Cornerstones of Financial Accounti...

4th Edition
Jay Rich + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337690881
Textbook Problem

How do the accelerated and straight-line depreciation methods differ?

To determine


The depreciation is the expense which is debited to the income statement in the ratio of the period of the respective asset. It is an estimate only as it is computed on the basis of estimated life and the scrap value estimated by the company using that asset.

The difference between accelerated and straight-line method of depreciation.


The depreciation is the expense which is charged on the asset having long life for use i.e. operating assets against the income and computed on the basis of its estimate life and scrap value after use.

The method of straight-line for determining the depreciation uses the depreciable value of the asset to compute the expense. The treatment in the income statement is that the expense of depreciation is of equal amount in each period over the life of asset...

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