Join Curt Frye for an in-depth discussion in this video AMORLINC: Calculating depreciation for each accounting period , part of Excel 2010: Financial Functions in Depth.
Like the AMORDEGRC function which lets you calculate depreciation using…coefficients defined under French accounting rules, the AMORLINC function lets…you find the depreciation for a specific accounting period and again this is a…function that you will use within the French system.…So to calculate depreciation for an accounting period you need the…following arguments.…The first is the cost. That's simply the amount that you've paid for the asset.…The date you purchased it, and then the first period, and that date is the end of…the first depreciation period. Then you have the salvage value, which is the…amount that you can sell the asset for after it's reached the end of its life.…
Then you have the period for which you're calculating depreciation and that…refers to a year. So in this case we have here number one.…And then the Rate, which we've set to 10% and the Rate for using a depreciation…coefficient like this is set under French accounting rules and it's something…that you can look up.…
- Analyzing loans, payments, and interest
- Discovering the interest rate of an annuity
- Determining depreciation using the straight line, declining balance, double-declining balance, and other methods
- Calculating the future value of an investment with variable returns
- Finding the discount rate of a security
- Converting between fractional prices and decimal prices
- Determining the yield of securities that pay interest periodically
Skill Level Intermediate
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Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel 2010with Dennis Taylor1h 32m Appropriate for all
Excel 2010: Data Validation in Depthwith Dennis Taylor59m 45s Intermediate
1. Analyzing Loans, Payments, and Interest
2. Calculating Depreciation
3. Determining Values and Rates of Return
4. Calculating Bond Coupon Dates and Security Durations
5. Calculating Security Prices and Yields
6. Calculating Prices and Yields of Securities with Odd Periods
Additional resources1m 5s
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