IFRS 3: A Business or an Asset?
Did you note that with the globalizing world, the number of large entities decreases and their size increases? Just as an example – 20 years ago, there were about 50 large media companies in the USA, controlling US entertainment industry. I mean film studios, TV…
IFRS 2019 Update: Major changes you should be aware of
Here we go again – another year has started and a number of changes or amendments of IFRS came into effect. I am pretty sure that you are aware of the biggest ones like new IFRS 16, but let me sum up all the new…
How to Test Goodwill for Impairment
When a company acquires control over another company, then often a goodwill arises, too. You should present it as an intangible asset, but when you think about it carefully, a goodwill is not a typical asset, because unlike other assets, you cannot sell it to…
How The Groups Change
Group accounts are a very popular topic and yes, I can understand it as it’s a main topic for many accounting exams. I have written a few articles about it, including: Intro to group accounts and consolidation; Example: How to consolidate; and a few summaries…
Example: How to Consolidate
Step-by-step solved example of consolidation under IFRS 10 with video and excel. You will learn exactly WHAT you are doing and WHY you are doing this. If you apply this systematic method, your balance sheet will always BALANCE with no errors.
IFRS 3 Business Combinations
When should you apply IFRS 3 and when IFRS 10? What is the difference between IFRS 3 Business Combinations and IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements? Today, I’d like to continue our “consolidation” series and after the introductory lesson and the summary of IFRS 10, let’s…
Intro To Consolidation And Group Accounts – Which Method For Your Investment?
Buying a foreign company or just some shares, building up an entirely new business or starting mutual venture with somebody else are some basic ways of spreading the business activities. Consolidation goes “hand in hand” with any foreign business. But what is it? Many people…
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