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accelerated cost recovery system (ACRS)

Financial services; Real estate investment

Before 1981, assets used for the production of income were depreciable if they were subject to wear and tear or decline due to natural causes or obsolescence. Assets that did not decline in value on ...

accelerated depreciation

Financial services; Real estate investment

Accelerated depreciation is a method of depreciation in which larger deductions are taken earlier in the life of the asset than with the straight-line method. Examples include the 200 percent, sum of ...

account

Financial services; Real estate investment

An account is a written record of a business transaction expressed in money and kept in a ledger.

accounting principles

Financial services; Real estate investment

Accounting principles refer to an accounting doctrine that explains current practices and is a guide for the selection of accounting conventions or procedures when alternatives exist.

accrued depreciation

Financial services; Real estate investment

Accrued depreciation is the difference between the cost of replacing new property and the present market value of the property.

active income

Financial services; Real estate investment

Active income is all taxable income of a taxpayer except income from a passive activity and portfolio income. Passive activity is something in which the taxpayer does not actively take part, and ...

additional first-year depreciation allowance

Financial services; Real estate investment

The additional first-year depreciation allowance is a depreciation allowance equal to 20 percent of the cost of certain depreciable personal property. This allowance applies only to property placed ...

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