Business Assets

Business Assets

Business Assets Jonathan Poland

In business, assets are useful property that are owned by the company. These assets can be divided into three categories: current assets, fixed assets, and intangible assets. Current assets are things like cash, marketable securities, and other assets that are expected to be converted to cash or consumed within a year. Fixed assets, such as buildings, machinery, and equipment, have a useful life of more than a year. Intangible assets are things that cannot be touched, such as the value of a brand, customer list, or trademark.

Some common types of business assets include:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bank Deposits
  • Buildings
  • Cash
  • Cash Equivalents
  • Communication Equipment
  • Computers
  • Concessions & Franchises
  • Construction Equipment
  • Cultural Assets
  • Debt Securities
  • Elevators
  • Equipment
  • Equity Securities
  • Fixtures
  • Furnishings
  • Goodwill
  • HVAC
  • Infrastructure
  • Interest Receivable
  • Inventory
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Land
  • Land Improvements
  • Licenses
  • Loans, Advances & Deposits
  • Machines
  • Marketable Securities
  • Media Equipment
  • Mobile Devices
  • Musical Instruments
  • Natural Resources
  • Prepaid Expenses
  • Prepaid Taxes
  • Production Equipment
  • Property, Plant & Equipment
  • Raw Materials
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Research & Development
  • Rights
  • Safety Equipment
  • Satellites
  • Shipping Equipment
  • Ships & Boats
  • Signs
  • Software
  • Storage Systems
  • Supplies
  • Taxes Receivable
  • Tools & Dies
  • Trademarks & Patents
  • Transportation Equipment
  • Uniforms
  • Utensils
  • Vehicles
  • Work in Progress (goods in process)
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PLEASE NOTE: I am not a registered investment adviser and do not provide financial advice. My work is primarily with business leaders, turning insights from the financial markets into models for growth, development, and better capital allocation.