Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Is cash an intangible asset?

Cash is not an intangible asset for several reasons, including the fact it is monetary in nature and can be seen and touched.

What is the most common intangible asset?

Brand equity is probably the most common type of intangible asset. This is the inherent value built when creating a brand from scratch, which has value but no physical form. 

How are intangible assets valued?

A few methods for valuing intangible assets include the cost method and the market method. Several Income-based methods are also used including Relief from Royalty, the Multi-Period Excess EarningsGreenfield, and Avoided Loss of Income methods.

What is amortization?

Amortization of intangible assets takes place when a company breaks down the value of an intangible asset over time for tax or financial reporting purposes.


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