Incremental costs and benefits

Definition:

Costs and benefits that would occur if a particular course of action is taken, compared to those that would have been obtained if that course of action had not been taken.

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Fully depreciated

An asset that has already been charged with the maximum amount of depreciation allowed by the IRS for accounting purposes.

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