DEPRECIATION ALLOCATION is the allocation of the cost of capital expenditures so that revenue is matched with expenses for items that will last more than one year (land is not depreciable). The methodology is to allocate plant and equipment cost to expense through the use of accelerated, straight line and units of production amortization methods; as well as the disposal of assets; and, repairs and betterments to assets.
EXPIRED EXPENSE is an expense having come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time.
MEMO ENTRY is supplemental or explanatory information on a reporting schedule. It is used for clarification of sometimes complex entries.
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