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Describe the amortized cost method of accounting for investments. Under which circumstances should it be used?

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The amortized cost method of accounting for investments and the circumstances when it is used.

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There are basically 3 methods of accounting for investments:

  1. Amortized Cost Method
  2. Fair value method
  3. Equity method

Amortized Cost method is used only for debt securities that the business plans to hold until the maturity.

Amortized Cost is defined as that accumulated portion of the recorded cost of a fixed asset that has been charged to expense through either depreciation or amortization.

Where depreciation is used to reduce the cost of a tangible fixed asset and in contrary the amortization is used to reduce the cost of an intangible fixed asset...

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