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• Serial: Enter the serial number.
• Picture Thumbnail: Add a link to a picture of the asset on a Web site.
• Date Acquired: Show the date on which you purchased the asset
• Purchase Value: Indicate the cost of the asset when you purchased
• Book Value: Fill in the current value of the asset after depreciation;
you might need your accountant to help you with that one. You
might also need some help from your therapist because
depreciated value can be quite depressing!
• Lifespan: Indicate the length of time you think you’ll be using the
• Depreciation: Add the yearly depreciation rate percentage.
• Current Worth: Show the current value. Calculate this value by
taking the book value and subtracting any liabilities you might
have, such as a bank note. This is a required field.
• Location : Here’s where you indicate the physical location of the asset.
• Assigned To: Give the name of the lucky employee who is in
possession of this asset so you’ll know who to blame if the asset
disappears. (Just kidding. Maybe.)
• Intended Use: Show what you plan to use the asset for.
• Additional Information: If you have any other additional information
about the asset, here’s the place to put it.
5. Click OK to save your changes.
Your new asset is now sitting proudly among the rest of your assets on
the Asset List.
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