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    Accumulated Depreciation

    While it may seem like the accumulated depreciation amount is for the replacement cost of an asset, it is not. To an accountant, according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), accumulated depreciation is an expense.

    Accumulated depreciation is the allowed reduction of the carrying amount of the assets on the balance sheet to ...

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