Example: Consolidation with Foreign Currencies
Last update: 10/2022 (video added to the end of the article) In today’s world, most groups spread their activities abroad and logically different members of the group operate in different currencies. Is the consolidation process of combining the financial statements of two (or more) companies…
How to account for barter transactions?
How to account for exchanges of inventories or long-term assets under IFRS? Or other barter transactions? Learn here!
How to classify expenses in profit or loss statement under IFRS?
How to classify depreciation of warehouse? Is it cost of sales or administrative expense? What to do when the classification changes? Learn here!
Can We Interrupt Depreciation due to Covid-19 Pandemics? 3 Tips & Tricks
Lockdowns stripped many businesses of their revenues due to temporary closures and ban on activities. However, businesses still have assets and related expenses. For example depreciation. Many businesses still need to charge the depreciation despite having zero revenues, and as a result they end up…
IFRS 17 – The 3 Greatest Misconceptions
To err is human. But the following mistakes are not the ones you can afford to make in a board meeting or a job interview. Because, no matter how right these notions sound or how prevalent these views are, they are still very “wrong”: IFRS…
Accounting for CAPEX threshold and its change under IFRS
What happens when you buy lots of assets below your capex threshold, but still high expense? And, should you revise your capex threshold retrospectively? Learn here!
Projected Unit Credit Method (IAS 19) with Example
Recently I got across the interesting question. One lady working for a company adopting IFRS for the first time asked me if they can still mark their financial statements as compliant with IFRS, if they do not apply projected unit credit method, but do apply…
Contract Asset vs. Trade Receivable – What’s the Difference?
What is the difference between contract asset and receivable? When to book a contract asset and when a receivable? Learn here (with example)!
ECL: How to Measure Probability of Default
Expected credit loss challenges many experienced accountants and finance people, because it contains the element of uncertainty and some sort of guessing or estimating what can happen in the future. That’s why it is “expected” after all. I wrote a few articles about the process…
How to Write Notes to Financial Statements under IFRS
Warren Buffett once said: “Other guys read Playboy. I read annual reports.” This is a profound statement indicating that Warren Buffett actually takes his time to go through a complete annual report, including the financial statements and notes. Thus, Mr. Buffett does NOT consider the…
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