Account Asset Module

The account_asset module adds the depreciation of fixed assets.


An Asset defines how an asset is depreciated. It is mainly defined by:

  • Product (of type “Assets”).
  • Journal.
  • Value, Depreciated Amount and Residual Value.
  • Start and End Date.
  • Depreciation Method:
    • Linear
  • Frequency:
    • Monthly
    • Yearly (using fixed year of 365 days)
  • Lines.

The asset can be in one of this states:

  • Draft

    The depreciation lines can be created.

  • Running

    The accounting moves of depreciation lines are posted.

  • Closed

    The value of the asset has been completely depreciated.

A wizard “Create Assets Moves” allows to post all accounting move up to a date.

The day and the month when the move will posted are defined on the accounting configuration.

Asset Line

An Asset Line defines for a date the value to depreciate.