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Synonyms for amortization

the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years

payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers

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After an extensive process involving industry participants, TGS and PGS have decided to adopt the following changes to the amortization policy: During the work in progress (WIP) phase, amortization will continue to be based on total cost versus forecasted total revenues of the project.
25 year amortization schedule on a 6 unit, 3 story walk-up building in Brooklyn, NY.
1245 property or the amount previously allowed (or allowable) as depreciation or amortization deductions on the property being disposed.
Far less thought, however, has been given to other intangible assets that also may escape amortization under the criteria in Statement no.
Goodwill also has the potential to hurt earnings if it ever becomes impaired, since FAS 142, which eliminated amortization of goodwill and intangible assets, also requires annual and periodic impairment tests.
Cash flow, economic value added (EVA) and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) valuation models should continue to gain momentum as key benchmarks under the new rules.
The loan has a fixed interest rate and a 20-year amortization.
Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed regulations under sections 167 and 197 of the Internal Revenue Code, relating to the amortization of certain intangible property.
the operating margin before amortization on intangible assets (EBITA-margin) amounted to 18 (18) percent
A loss corporation may use any reasonable method to establish that the amortization deduction is not attributable to an asset's BIL on the change date.
FASB's ED reduces the amortization period for goodwill to 20 years.
Imposing purchase accounting on such transactions will result in many distorted and largely ignored income statements overwhelmed by purchase accounting charges for goodwill amortization.
Package designs placed in service in taxable years ending after March 6, 1989, were eligible for 60-month amortization, but only if the costs of package designs previously placed in service (which were not eligible for amortization) were included in income.
The scheduled amortization of the subordinated notes would result in an outstanding balance of $16.
167(a)-14(b)(1), costs are consistently treated as capital expenditures for an intangible asset and are recovered by amortization deductions ratably over a 36-month period.