A computer is a general-purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically.

Useful Life

The Australian Tax Office notes that as a general rule, desktop computers are depreciated over a period of four years, and laptops can be depreciated over three years.

Asset Type Typical UL
Desktop Computer 4 years
Laptop Computer 3 years

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Google Search
  3. Computer & Laptop Expenses (ATO)
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