Capital Assets

Knowledge Center


Description of Capital Assets. Explanation.


  1. Summary
  2. Forum
  3. Best Practices
  4. Expert Tips
  5. Resources
  6. Print

Definition Capital Assets. Description.

Capital Assets are a type of fixed assets, something that is expected to have long-term use within a company, and which exceeds the minimum monetary amount (known as the Capitalization Limit or Cap Limit).

In most countries a capital cost deduction applies to require or allow a purchaser to write off the cost of acquiring the asset over time. Rather than writing off the entire cost of acquisition in one year, it is written off over multiple years to reflect the fact that it is used in each year to do things and wears down or is used up or obsoleted to some degree. The period of time over which this occurs can range typically from 2 years for software to 30 years for buildings.

Capital Assets Forum
  Quotes on Capital Assets. Quotations
Hi, do you know of a remarkable, humorous quote by a famous person or a proverb related to capital assets?
Please enter a reaction to share it for other people to enjoy! Please use this template:
Author Name Year of Birth - Year of Death, short...

Capital Assets Special Interest Group

Special Interest Group


Best Practices - Capital Assets Premium

Expert Tips - Capital Assets Premium

Resources - Capital Assets Premium


Capital Assets


Capital Assets


Capital Assets


Capital Assets

Compare also: Fixed Assets  |  Intangible Assets 

Special Interest Group Leader

You here


Return to Management Hub: Decision-making & Valuation  |  Finance & Investing

More on Management  |  Return to Management Dictionary  | 


This ends our Capital Assets summary and forum.

About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us | Privacy | Terms of Service
Copyright 2016 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V14.1 - Last updated: 28-10-2016. All names tm by their owners.