Amortization is an accounting technique used to periodically lower the book value of a loan or an intangible asset over a set period. Concerning a loan, amortization focuses on spreading out loan payments over time. When applied to an asset, amortization is similar to depreciation.
When a NetSuite user enters a purchase transaction, an amortization schedule is generated to recognize expenses based on the template associated with the item or transaction. The schedule enables you to post the appropriate journal entries to the general ledger to record expenses in future periods.
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