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Unformatted text preview: and are currently being used in the companys operations. The way that this can hurt a company is if the machinery breaks down all the time and are always repairing it can take on your cash flow. Another way that PPE can hurt your company is the deprecation in your land and building based on the economy, and then you are stuck with a building that is half as much as what you paid for it. A companies intangible assets are not physical they will usually include trademarks, patents and copyrights. With the company owning intangible assets it gives them the power to earn more money on the side by being able to sell exclusive products to a certain group of people. This will be able to help with the financial backing of a company and their net worth....
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- Spring '11