Depreciation Comparison Calculator
When an asset loses value equally over a set period of time, it is known as Straight Line Depreciation .
When an asses loses value by an annual percentage, it is known as Declining Balance Depreciation .
After calculating both our calculator allows the comparison of both these method, while also displaying a line chart.
The calculations and their results are shown side by side in order to allow comparisons.
The following algorithms are included with this calculator:
Straight Line Depreciation:
Depreciation per period = (the asset value minus the final value) divided by the total number of periods
Number of depreciation periods = (the asset value minus the final value) divided by the value per period
Declining Balance Depreciation:
Depreciation amount = the asset value multiplied by the annual percentage
Balance is the asset value minus the depreciation value
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