Sum-of-the-Years’-Digits Method

This Formula Solver walks you through the steps to calculate depreciation with the sum-of-the-years-digits method (SYD). Use your own numbers for the purchase price, salvage value, and years of life to find the depreciation for an asset in a given year. Continue reading

Sum-of-the-Years’-Digits Method: Bottomless Worksheet

Use this Bottomless Worksheet to get countless hours of practice on calculating depreciation using the sum-of-the-years-digits method (SYD). Get ten new problems whenever you need them, along with an answer key — both of which you can print! Continue reading

Depreciation Study Sheet

Depreciation is the periodic, systematic expiration of the cost of a company’s fixed assets (except for land). Learn more about what depreciation is and is not in this tutorial. Continue reading

Depreciation Consultant

Answer a series of basic questions, and this virtual consultant will advise you which depreciation method to use — straight line, sum of the years’ digits, units of production, or declining balance — while teaching you about each one. Continue reading