|6 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Notes to Financial Statements|
|5. Intangible Assets||
The following tables set forth the costs, accumulated amortization and net book value of the Company’s separately identifiable intangible assets as of March 31, 2019 and September 30, 2018, and estimated future amortization expense.
The trade names are amortized on a straight – line basis over the estimated useful life of between five and ten years. Intangible assets that represent customer relationships are amortized on the basis of estimated future undiscounted cash flows or using the straight – line basis over estimated remaining useful lives of five to ten years. Non-compete agreements are amortized based on a straight-line basis over the term of the respective noncompete agreements, which are typically five years in duration.
The intangible assets amortization expense was $1.4 million and $2.8 million for each three and six-month periods ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively.
The entire disclosure for goodwill and intangible assets.
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