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Change in residual value

Whilst we have discussed the term ‘residual value’, we haven’t really approached the matter of this being changed. An asset’s residual value is an estimate the management makes using it’s best knowledge of the asset, it’s condition, it’s possible market at the end of it’s useful life, how extensively it will be used and so […]

Writing down assets in their value

An asset is written down in value if and only if the recoverable amount identified is lower of the assets carrying value recognized within the books. On the basis of the test for an impairment you’ve identified the assets recoverable amount (as mentioned earlier it’s highest of either the ‘value in use’ or ‘fair value […]

Assets not depreciating

We talk a lot about depreciation, however, as the situation may be, there are assets which don’t depreciate at all. Those are assets that you can technically use for as long as they exist and their value for your business wouldn’t change (unless their market value changes, which is another matter).  (more…)