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    Advantages of Depreciation Methods

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    What are the advantages and disadvantages of using different depreciation methods (straight-line versus accelerated).

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    The advantages of using straight line depreciation include ease of use resulting in fewer accounting errors. Additionally, this type of depreciation is good for firms with relatively flat earnings. In this manner, equal amounts are depreciated over a term against fairly even ...

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    The solution describes the advantages of various depreciation methods, including straight line vs. accelerated.