# How to calculate the depreciation of a rental property?

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- How to calculate the depreciation of a rental property?
- How does real estate depreciation work?
- Is depreciation an expense?
- How to deduct LMNP depreciation?
- How to calculate the depreciation of a bare rental accommodation?
- How does rental housing depreciation work?
- How to calculate the depreciation of an asset?
- What is the depreciation period in an apartment?

### How to calculate the depreciation of a rental property?

The formula is as follows: value of the property x value of**amortization**/duration of**amortization**. In other words, for a property acquired for 250,000 euros, the owner has the possibility of**dampen** each year: 250,000 x 0.85/ euros.

### How does real estate depreciation work?

L’**amortization** of a good **immovable** is calculated linearly over the normal duration of use of the asset. The latter is theoretically 5 to 7 years for furniture and equipment; from 25 to 50 years for the**immovable**.

### Is depreciation an expense?

The **depreciation** are counted as **fillers**. Of course, the **depreciation** are **fillers** non-disbursable, **fillers** say “calculated”. It does not affect your cash flow in any way. So no receipt or disbursement.

### How to deduct LMNP depreciation?

The annual amount of**amortization** is therefore €3,000. At the same time, you receive €10,000 in rent and declare deductible expenses for an amount of €8,000. At most you can **deduct** a **amortization** of: €100 = €2,000.

### How to calculate the depreciation of a bare rental accommodation?

Thus, he can apply an amortization of 8% of the acquisition value of the accommodation rented bare during the first five years and of 2.5% the following four years, i.e.: An annual amortization of .000 euros = 8,000 euros at during the first five years following the acquisition.

### How does rental housing depreciation work?

In rental housing, depreciation works on this principle. The investor can deduct from his taxable income (the rents received) part of the purchase price of the accommodation corresponding to the loss in value.

### How to calculate the depreciation of an asset?

This accounting technique aims to spread the cost of the asset over a certain period of time. The amount of depreciation depends on different variables and its calculation can sometimes seem complex. Compta-Facile presents a publication dedicated to the calculation of depreciation and which details each of the steps to follow, namely:

### What is the depreciation period in an apartment?

What is the depreciation period in an LMNP apartment? The periods of amortization in LMNP range from 25 to 40 years for real estate, from 10 to 20 years for works and then from 5 to 10 years for furniture. You should know that we cannot depreciate land, since it does not depreciate due to the passage of time.