Fully depreciated asset?
Is an asset that has equalled its original cost
When an asset is fully depreciated should the total accumulated depreciation for that asset be zeroed out?
After an asset is fully depreciated, the assets and accumulated depreciation accounts are zerod together in the beginning of the next accounting period. When an asset is fully depreciated but still operates in the company, accountants usually leave the asset and its accumulated depreciation accounts in the records even after it's fully depreciated and even through next periods, just to show that this asset still exists and operates.
When an asset is damaged beyond repair and you scrap it, you write it off. It may or may not be fully depreciated at that time. If it's not fully depreciated yet, your amt for Fixed assets written off would equal to the net book value. When you write off an asset, you don't get any proceeds for it. When you dispose of an asset by selling it, you'd get some proceeds from the sale…
Depreciable Value: It is the value of asset up to which any asset can be depreciated. Salvage Value: It is the value which a company can get on sale of fully depreciated asset. Estimated useful Life: It is that life of an assets which a company determine at the time of purchase for which an asset can be utilized in business to generate revenue.
Fully Depreciated Assets are reported on the Balance Sheet as always, with one extra account. Accumulated Depreciation. For Example if a company has a Truck that cost $25,000 and it has been fully depreciated, the entries for the Balance Sheet are Equipment- Truck $25,000 Less Accumulated Depreciation (*****) Fixed assets remain on the books until said asset is sold, salvaged, or destroyed.
When the Company decide to write off the fixed asset, the following entries will be passed: Dr. Accumulated Depreciation Dr. Loss on Asset written off (if any) Cr. Fixed Asset ( at cost) The company would write off the fixed asset in the following circumstances: 1) The company may write off the fixed asset, if the assets are no longer in feasible use. 2) The fixed assets have been fully depreciated. In case 1 above…