accelerated amortization

noun

Definition of accelerated amortization

: a deduction from taxable income in lieu of normal depreciation on qualified facilities based on writing off capital investment over a stated period representing the duration of war or emergency, the higher write-off resulting in a tax advantage

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First Known Use of accelerated amortization

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Accelerated amortization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accelerated%20amortization. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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