IAS 38: Intangible Asset or Expense?
Recently I had an argument with auditors of one company related to the customer list they bought. The company paid significant amount of cash for the list of customers of telecommunications. The list contained the names, addresses and phone numbers of all the clients. And,…
023: How to match a government grant with costs for which the grant compensates?
How should you match the government grant with expenses for which it compensates? Sometimes, it’s not very straightforward and we need to apply our judgement and experience. Learn how to account for the grant revenue here!
022: Can you capitalize assets placed in customer’s premises?
How to account for assets which you gave for free to your clients for promotion purposes? Branded refridgerators, stands, displays, lights, signs – can you capitalize them? Find out here!
015: How to prepare financial statements when going concern does not apply?
IFRS do not specify any rules for presenting the financial statements when the going concern basis does not apply. So, what to do? How to present the financial statements? What should we take care of? Find out here!
003: Can you capitalize demolition cost under IFRS?
If you acquired land with some old building and you plan to demolish that building, how should you treat the demolition cost and the carrying amount of old building? Can you capitalize it to the new asset? Or expense it? It depends…
Accounting for discounts under IFRS
Discounts are probably the most popular selling tool in business. Without a doubt, many companies discount the price for their products or services in various forms, for example: Buy 1, get 1 free (and modifications), Get 10% off for purchases over CU 100 (and modifications),…
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