# Depreciation Calculators

Depreciation calculators online for primary methods of depreciation including the ability to create depreciation schedules and a specialized real estate property calculator.

Activity Method

Activity such as miles for a car, cycles for a machine or time usage. Calculate the depreciation per activity and for any period based on activity for that period.

Declining Balance Method

Choose declining rate, calculate the depreciation for any chosen period and create a declining balance method depreciation schedule. Based on Excel® formulas for DDB (cost,salvage,life,period,factor).

Double Declining Balance Method

Calculate the depreciation for any chosen period and create a double declining balance method depreciation schedule. Based on Excel® formulas for DDB (cost,salvage,life,period,factor) with factor fixed at 2.

Fixed Declining Balance Method

Based on Excel formulas for DB (cost,salvage,life,period,month), will calculate depreciation at a fixed rate as a function of (Salvage/Cost)^(1/Life)

Real Estate Property

Calculate depreciation used for any full year and create a depreciation schedule that uses mid month convention and straight-line depreciation for residential rental or nonresidential real property related to IRS form 4562 lines 19 and 20.

Straight-Line Method

Calculate depreciation used for any period and create a straight line method depreciation schedule. Based on Excel® formulas for SLN (cost,salvage,life).

Sum-of-Years Digits

Calculate depreciation for any chosen period and create a sum of years digits method depreciation schedule. Based on Excel® formulas for SYD (cost,salvage,life,per).

Units of Production Method

Activity such as units produced. Calculate the depreciation per unit produced and for any period based on activity for that period.

Variable Declining Balance Method

Combined declining balance method and straight line method. Calculate depreciation for any chosen range of periods and create a variable declining balance method depreciation schedule. Based on Excel® formulas for VDB (cost,salvage,life,start_period,end_period,factor,no_switch).

### References

References are general for the pages that are linked to above.

"Depreciation." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 13 Dec 2009, 18:58 UTC. 23 Dec 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Depreciation&oldid=331471653.

Microsoft Excel - (MicrosoftÂ® and ExcelÂ® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation)

principlesofaccounting.com, chapter 10 - Property, Plant, and Equipment
http://www.principlesofaccounting.com/chapter%2010.htm