Enter the total liabilities ($) and the company value ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Deficit Equity.

## Deficit Equity Formula

DE = L - V

Variables:

- DE is the Deficit Equity ($)
- L is the total liabilities ($)
- V is the company value ($)

To calculate Deficit Equity, subtract the company value from the total liabilities.

## How to Calculate Deficit Equity?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Deficit Equity.

- First, determine the total liabilities ($).
- Next, determine the company value ($).
- Next, gather the formula from above = DE = L – V.
- Finally, calculate the Deficit Equity.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total liabilities ($) = 500000

company value ($) = 2300000