SLN

Returns the straight-line depreciation of an asset for one period.

Syntax

SLN(<cost>, <salvage>, <life>)

Parameters

Term Definition
cost The initial cost of the asset.
salvage The value at the end of the depreciation (sometimes called the salvage value of the asset).
life The number of periods over which the asset is depreciated (sometimes called the useful life of the asset).

Return Value

The straight-line depreciation for one period.

Remarks

  • An error is returned if:
    life = 0.

  • This function is not supported for use in DirectQuery mode when used in calculated columns or row-level security (RLS) rules.

Example

Data Description
\$30,000 Cost
\$7,500 Salvage value
10 Years of useful life

The following DAX query:

EVALUATE
{
  SLN(30000, 7500, 10)
}

Returns the yearly depreciation allowance using the terms specified above.

[Value]
2250