Origin of depreciation
Examples from the Web for depreciation
If the treasury lets you accelerate the depreciation of your jet, they'll collect less tax revenue now, but more in year six.
Because during the first five years of the new schedule, the depreciation amounts are slightly lower.
At least some of the depreciation for the rest of the jets stretches beyond the window.
With 5-year depreciation, the annual depreciation deduction will be $10 billion, saving companies about $3.5 billion in taxes.
All of which leads to the same conclusion: the depreciation schedule doesn't matter.
No depreciation of money can account for this woful difference.Bibliomania; or Book-Madness|Thomas Frognall Dibdin
In this way the charge for depreciation will be proportionate to the traffic, which provides automatic adjustment.How to Invest Money|George Garr Henry
As against all this, there is an undercurrent of depreciation of his stepdaughter among Borrow's biographers.George Borrow and His Circle|Clement King Shorter
The items of expense are interest on the first cost of the pumping machinery, depreciation, upkeep and running expenses.Farm Mechanics|Herbert A. Shearer
Surely Rosalind's depreciation of it is not real, but only assumed, for the purpose of humbling, Phebe!
- the reduction in value of a fixed asset due to use, obsolescence, etc
- the amount deducted from gross profit to allow for such reduction in value
1767, "a lowering of value" (originally of currency), noun of action from depreciate. Meaning "loss of value of a durable good by age or wear" is from 1900.
A decline over time in the value of a tangible asset, such as a house or car.