You need to analyze the tax and cash-flow implications of assets before you acquire them. Once you have them, you need to track their valuation and depreciation. You can do that with OPEN SYSTEMSŪ Accounting Software (OSAS) Fixed Assets application. It will help you make wise decisions about when to buy, when to lease, and how to manage your capital for maximum return. You'll also have the full range of financial and management reports you need to manage your investments and meet tax reporting requirements.
Forecasting tools help you evaluate leases, amortize loans, and experiment with depreciation strategies before you make a capital commitment. You can keep an eye on your depreciation options with four depreciation books that let you track four sets of depreciation information. And, you can retire assets at any time. Track the difference between estimated depreciable and actual service life, and calculate the cost or proceeds from the retirement of an asset.
You'll stay up to date with tax law changes. Fixed Assets provides a set of IRS-supplied depreciation tables and supports MACRS, ACRS, straight line, sum-of-the-years' digits, and declining balance recovery methods. Flexible tables help you make changes easily to stay current with tax laws. You'll also be able to satisfy government reporting requirements easily; Fixed Assets puts the information at your fingertips.
You can record the information that the asset depreciation calculations are based on and their results.