Characteristics of a Depreciation Area

Use

The depreciation areas in a chart of depreciation have no automatically defined features. You determine the features of each area individually, based on the basic structure, which is the same for all depreciation areas. You can make specifications for the following levels for each depreciation area:

 

Characteristics of a Depreciation Area

This graphic clarifies two different levels chart of depreciation and company code at which you can make specifications in the depreciation area: For example, the depreciation area for book depreciation in the US chart of depreciation can be managed in different currencies in different company codes, while the APC and depreciation of the book depreciation area are applicable in all depreciation areas.

You cannot define any features that apply across all charts of depreciation. Therefore, it is not possible for the system to guarantee that certain depreciation areas (such as book depreciation 01) are defined uniformly in all charts of depreciation that you are using.