How Assets and Depreciation works

Modified on Sat, Dec 31, 2022 at 12:31 AM

How Assets and Depreciation works


Fixed Assets depreciate its value over a period of time. In this manner, recording of its initial cost as well as its depreciation must be done to know the current book value of it. 



To identify set-up the Assets and Depreciation Accounts that will help to display the current book value of the fixed assets.



1. Under Navigation Panel, go to General Ledger > Chart of Accounts.

2. Under Property, Plant and Equipment Account, create a fixed asset account and accumulated depreciation account.

Accumulated Depreciation Accounts per each fixed asset accounts should be tagged as ADA in the Special Account. This should be set-up to identify what fixed asset will the accumulated depreciation be deducted.

3. To tag the Special Account, click the 3-dot button of the corresponding accumulated depreciation account. Select Edit.

4. Under Special Account, select Accumulated Depreciation Account.

5. Once done, click Save.


Set-up now the Assets and Depreciation to generate the current book value of the fixed assets.

1. Under Navigation Panel, go to General Ledger > Assets and Depreciation.

2. Click Add, to match the Fixed Assets with their corresponding Accumulated Depreciation Accounts.

3. Select the Fixed Asset Account on the dropdown, followed by its corresponding Accumulated Depreciation Account. Once done, click Submit.

4. Continue the same procedure until all fixed assets and depreciation accounts has been fully matched.

Having matched, accumulated depreciation will be deducted on the cost of the fixed assets once entries for depreciation has been entered. This will be generated under Statement of Financial Position.

5. Go to Report > General Ledger Reports > Statement of Financial Positions.

6. Click Preview.

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Current book value of the fixed assets will be displayed on the report shown above.

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