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non-cash expense

Definitions of non-cash expense
  1. noun
    an expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash
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    types:
    depreciation, wear and tear
    decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
    straight-line method, straight-line method of depreciation
    (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life
    write-down, write-off
    (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
    type of:
    disbursal, disbursement, expense
    amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
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