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depreciate

v. in accounting, to reduce the value of an asset each year theoretically on the basis that the assets (such as equipment, vehicles or structures) will eventually become obsolete, worn out and of little value. (See: depreciation)

depreciate

verb atrophy, attenuate, become deteriirated, become of less worth, belittle, censure, cheapen, contemn, corrode, cut, debase, debilitate, decay, decline, decrease, decry, deduct, defame, deflate, degenerate, degrade, denigrate, denounce, depress, deride, derogate from, deteriorate, detract from, detrectare, devaluate, dilute, diminish the price of, diminish the value of, discount, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, disparage, drop, dwindle, ebb, enervate, enfeeble, erode, fall, fault, find fault with, get worse, grow less, grow worse, impoverish, lessen, lessen the price of, lose value, lower, lower in price, lower in reputation, lower in value, lower the value of, make little of, malign, minimize, misprize, obtrectare, readjust downward, reduce the purchasing value of, reduce the strength of, retrograde, run down, shrink, sink, slight, slur, soil, spoil, stain, sully, taint, take away, tarnish, traduce, underestimate, underpraise, underrate, underreckon, undervalue, weaken, wear, worsen
Associated concepts: depreciate a loss, obsolescence
See also: adulterate, blame, censure, condemn, contemn, criticize, debase, decay, decrease, decry, deduct, defame, demean, demote, denigrate, denounce, depress, derogate, deteriorate, dilute, diminish, disbelieve, discommend, discount, discredit, disparage, fault, humiliate, jeer, lessen, minimize, misprize, reduce, smear, spurn, sully, underestimate
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When the corporation's basis in the property is less than the transferor's basis, the guidance is less clear on how the corporation is to depreciate the transferred property.
The majority of new cars depreciate most heavily in the first three years, making it the best time to buy them second-hand, added the magazine.
From the medium-long term view, given the fundamentals of current account surplus, the abundant foreign reserve, the balanced fiscal condition, and the robust financial system, there is no basis for RMB to depreciate continuously.
The engineering-based cost segregation study provides tax preparers with the information and supporting documentation needed to depreciate assets over the appropriate, shorter tax lives.
0D TS 121 PS will depreciate by pounds 10,495 with pounds 11,690 for the pounds 16,465 Vectra 2.
What really makes a car depreciate slowly is the combination of stylish image, high-build quality and reliability.
Sam wants to (1) depreciate SJ's assets using a basis equal to FMV, instead of the current adjusted basis and (2) use the $100,000 NOL before it expires.
However, neither the client nor the accountant has detailed knowledge of construction, so in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service regulations, they depreciate the total project cost based on 39 years.
This means you can deduct $15,000 for a $45,000 piece of equipment, then depreciate the remaining $30,000 as you normally would.
What makes a car depreciate slowly is a combination of image, high-build quality and reliability.
The Company will now depreciate leasehold improvements for stores over the lesser of the estimated useful life of the leasehold improvements or the primary term of the lease, which is typically ten years for new and relocated stores, including applicable available lease renewal option periods, where appropriate.
For example, the Service allowed (6) a taxpayer constructing a processing and storage complex to depreciate land grading and removal of soil to construct roadways.