How to view depreciation simulation for future number of years

SAP PathSAP Easy Access à SAP Menu à Accounting à Financial Accounting à Fixed Assets à Information System à Depreciation Forecast à Depreciation on Capitalized Assets (Depreciation Simulation)
SAP Transaction CodeS_ALR_87012936


This report gives the depreciation simulation for future years by asset wise. There are also options in order to get the depreciation on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis. The is very useful report for the teams working in Fixed Assets area in order to report the simulated depreciation figures for future number of years.

Enter Selection Parameters


Field NameDescription
Company CodeCompany in which the report is required to be executed
Report DateLast working day of the future year
Display VariantSelect 1_SAP_1_LINE (which is more convenient for output display)
Summary ReportOptional – Select this box only if intend to display the balances for Summary per asset class

Click on  "Explode" button in order to expand the selection screen details.


Field NameDescription
List AssetsThis will show the list of details by asset
Evaluation PeriodThis will evaluation the simulation by period

Click on Execute Button


However, the above report showing the output data without columns optimized and limited up to few years.


From the menu bar, select: Settings à Optimize Column Width


The above report is now showing with column with optimized. However, still the depreciation simulation up to 2020 is not included in the report.

Now, we need to change our layout in order to bring those fields into the report.

Change the Layout (Ctrl+F8)




Now the proposed depreciation values for the future years are available in the report. Please note that this report not only brings the depreciation values, it can also bring the APC values and Net Book Values for the future years. However, the layout needs to be accordingly changed and include the fields that required to be shown in the output for reporting purpose. 

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