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…
IAS 10 Events After the Reporting Period
The standard IAS 10 has been here for a long time. In fact, it is one of the oldest standards in place. It is sweet and short and often it is seen as a minor thing compared to other complex standards. However, the ongoing pandemic…
Coronavirus and IFRS – What is happening?
Over past few months, coronavirus became the most mentioned word everywhere. No wonder – not only it takes lives of our dear ones, but it also affects our daily life in many different ways. In many countries, people cannot go to work, kids cannot go…
How to make a change in functional currency
Some time ago I was a part of an audit team auditing the financial statements of a medium-sized manufacturing company. When we received the trial balance of that client, we spotted something strange: There were loads of transactions in a foreign currency and resulting impact…
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…
Example: IFRS 10 Disposal of Subsidiary
Some time ago I published an article with an example of very simple method of consolidating a parent and a subsidiary. This article still applies and you can learn the basic steps and methodology of consolidation with a nice video in it. Many of my…
030: How to deal with capex threshold for property, plant and equipment?
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!
029: 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!
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