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Section 02.36: Account Codes -- Fixed Assets/Accumulated Depreciation (A8000-A8999)

General

The following account codes are used to record the capitalization and accumulated depreciation of all non-expendable, tangible personal property and real property (also known as 'Fixed Assets') from proprietary and non-proprietary funds. Proprietary funds include all auxiliary enterprise and service department funds while non-proprietary funds include all funds except auxiliary enterprises and service departments.

The capitalization and accumulated depreciation of non-proprietary funded fixed assets should be recorded in the Net Investment in Plant fund 890000 using the below asset/contra asset accounts but are to be procured using the 4xxxx capital outlay accounts. The capitalization and accumulated depreciation of proprietary funded fixed assets should be recorded in the individual auxiliary enterprise/service department funds using the below asset/contra asset accounts.

The following asset account codes are also used to procure fixed assets with proprietary funds. (See 4xxxx account series for asset procurements from non-proprietary funds.) The following account codes are used for recording fixed assets and accumulated depreciation in the General Ledger as well as in the Banner Fixed Assets system.

Section Layout:

[1] Personal Property
[2] Real Property
[3] Accumulated Depreciation

[1] Personal Property

[2] Real Property

All Real Property expenditures are to be charged to Unexpended Plant funds or Renewal and Replacement Funds (fund types 81 & 83) using the 4xxxx account codes, with the possible exception of expenditures for Improvements Other Than Buildings (IOTB's). The following accounts are used for recording the capitalization of real property either in the Net investment in plant fund 890000 or in the proprietary funds themselves depending on the asset's responsible unit's predominant funding source.
A8111 Buildings
This account code should be used to capitalize the expenditures for the purchase of buildings, or disbursements to contractors for the construction or improvement of buildings. Charges from the Physical Plant and other service activities for construction or improvements of buildings are also included. This code covers the following: See Fiscal Policy 55.713 "Capitalization Thresholds - Additional Clarification" for additional guidance in distinguishing capital improvements from maintenance and repairs. (see account codes 235xx - Maintenance and Repairs).

(See accounts 405xx for procurements.)

[3] Accumulated Depreciation

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