Straight Line Depreciation

Accounting Terms Dictionary

Select a letter below to view all accounting terms that begin with that letter.

Straight Line Depreciation

Straight line depreciation is a cost expiration method that is used for fixed assets that lose value evenly throughout the years.

Let’s say a wooden table costs $5,000 and is expected to last 10 years. $5,000 divided by 10 = $500. Every year would we deduct $500 of depreciation cost for the table.

There is currently no content classified with this term.

Get instant access to step-by-step instructions on how to apply and sit for the CPA Exam.

Expected or Past Undergrad Graduation Date*

When Do You Plan to Start Studying?