Accounting Discussion Question

Jan 26th, 2015
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Consider the two categories of deprecition methods, the decreasing-charge methods (page 594) and the special depreciation methods (page 595).  Imagine you are a manager at Delta Airlines and are giving a presentation to the Board of Directors concerning the best depreciation method to use for the purchase of twenty-five (25) new aircrafts. Explain to the Board the method that would result in the highest depreciation charge for the next five (5) years. Include the effect the highest depreciation method would have on the Asset Turnover ratio.

Decreasing-Charge Methods - Sum-of-the-Years'-Digits, Declining-Balance Method

Special Depreciation Methods - Group and Composite Methods, Hybrid or combination Methods

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