Straight line depreciation is where an asset loses value equally over a period of time.

For example if an asset is worth 10,000 and it depreciates to 1,000 over 5 years, the yearly depreciation is 1,800.

(10,000 less 1000 = 9000 divided by 5 years = 1800).

The calculator below shows the depreciation values if either the depreciation period or value is entered.

There is an option to add the results to a table for comparision.(the table appears the first time you click the button).

A PDF document can be created from these details by clicking the "Create PDF" button.

*Depreciaton per period = (asset value minus final value) divided by number of periods *

*Number of depreciation periods = (asset value minus final value) divided by value per period*

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