accelerated depreciation

Definition of "accelerated depreciation"
  1. A method where property put into use before 1980 is depreciated at a faster rate than usual under rules set before the implementation of the Accelerated Cost Recovery System
How to use "accelerated depreciation" in a sentence
  1. The company had a large amount of accelerated depreciation because most of their equipment was purchased prior to 1980.
  2. She had to calculate the accelerated depreciation for the property that was put into use before 1980.
  3. Due to the utilization of accelerated depreciation, their return on investment was higher.

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