# aceleraste la amortización por \$12 millones

## English translation: increased depreciation by \$12 million

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 18:01 Dec 8, 2016
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Accounting / E-mail exchange regarding accounting errors
 Spanish term or phrase: aceleraste la amortización por \$12 millones La amortización de ese activo es \$9.3 millones por año y según tus propios números **aceleraste la amortización por \$12 millones**. En mi mundo una aceleración de \$21 millones en un año es material.
 Robert ForstagUnited States Local time: 17:41
 English translation:increased depreciation by \$12 million Explanation:There is something called accelerated depreciation. I supposed if you extrapolate you can say that you accelerated depreciation by \$12 million. I gather that the \$9.3 million is based on the straight-line method if it is a set amount per year. However, you can't just change depreciation methods form one year to the next.
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Octavio Armendariz
United States
Local time: 14:41
 Thank you, Octavio4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

4 -1you have accelerated depreciation by overshooting the norm by \$12 million
 Francois Boye
3increased depreciation by \$12 million
 Octavio Armendariz

2 hrs   confidence:
increased depreciation by \$12 million

Explanation:
There is something called accelerated depreciation. I supposed if you extrapolate you can say that you accelerated depreciation by \$12 million. I gather that the \$9.3 million is based on the straight-line method if it is a set amount per year. However, you can't just change depreciation methods form one year to the next.

 Octavio ArmendarizUnited StatesLocal time: 14:41Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 12
 Thank you, Octavio

2 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): -1
you have accelerated depreciation by overshooting the norm by \$12 million

Explanation:
accelerated depreciation is a key concept of accounting

Total depreciation = \$21.3 million
Annual Depreciation norm = \$9.3 million
Accelerated depreciation = \$12 million

NB: the text is talking about the depreciation of an asset

 Francois BoyeUnited StatesLocal time: 17:41Native speaker of: FrenchPRO pts in category: 85

disagree  Octavio Armendariz: You can't combine both methods in one year
 17 mins
-> 'una aceleración de \$21 millones en un año es material' This is what the text says!

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