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How to view depreciation simulation for future number of years

SAP Path

SAP Easy Access à SAP Menu à Accounting à Financial Accounting à Fixed Assets à Information System à Depreciation Forecast à Depreciation on Capitalized Assets (Depreciation Simulation)

SAP Transaction Code

S_ALR_87012936

Introduction

This report gives the depreciation simulation for future years by asset wise. There are also options in order to get the depreciation on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis. The is very useful report for the teams working in Fixed Assets area in order to report the simulated depreciation figures for future number of years.

Enter Selection Parameters

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Field Name Description
Company Code Company in which the report is required to be executed
Report Date Last working day of the future year
Display Variant Select 1_SAP_1_LINE (which is more convenient for output display)
Summary Report Optional – Select this box only if intend to display the balances for Summary per asset class

Click on  “Explode” button in order to expand the selection screen details.

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Field Name Description
List Assets This will show the list of details by asset
Evaluation Period This will evaluation the simulation by period

Click on Execute Button

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However, the above report showing the output data without columns optimized and limited up to few years.

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From the menu bar, select: Settings à Optimize Column Width

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The above report is now showing with column with optimized. However, still the depreciation simulation up to 2020 is not included in the report.

Now, we need to change our layout in order to bring those fields into the report.

Change the Layout (Ctrl+F8)

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Now the proposed depreciation values for the future years are available in the report. Please note that this report not only brings the depreciation values, it can also bring the APC values and Net Book Values for the future years. However, the layout needs to be accordingly changed and include the fields that required to be shown in the output for reporting purpose. 

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