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GAAP capitalization rules: Original post by Cam Merritt of Demand Media Companies usually capitalize the costs of property, plants and equipment. http://photos2.demandstudios.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/151/192/87797071.jpg?w=700&h=700&keep_ratio=1 NA/AbleStock.com/Getty Images "Capitalizing" a cost allows a business to report that cost as an asset rather than an expense. Not only…

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