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Categories explained: Buildings 🏢
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Written by Steven Anderson
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This is a non-current or long term asset which represents the total cost of the building or buildings you own. This total cost will be depreciated over time depending on its useful life. You don't include land value here at all, that asset should be separated.

What's included

  • The purchase price of the building

  • Costs directly attributable to getting it to the location and condition necessary for the building to be rented out or used properly

  • Any borrowing costs capitalised

What's not included

  • The value of the land that the building sits on is not included in the cost of buildings

  • Accumulated Depreciation - Should be recorded against a separate liability account and represents the total reduction in value of the building over its useful life

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