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…
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!
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!
Current or Non-Current?
Most balance sheets present individual items in distinction to current and non-current (except for banks and similar institutions). This seems so basic and obvious that most of us do not really think about classifying individual assets and liabilities as current and non-current. We do it…
IFRS for Banks and Financial Institutions
If you work for a bank or any other financial institution, then you are very well aware of the fact that IFRS is a little bit different there. OK, not quite like that: IFRS is still the same, just the way how you use it…
2 Steps to Distinguish Other Comprehensive Income from Profit or Loss and Changes in Equity
Some time ago, standard IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements significantly changed and introduced the statement of other comprehensive income. And then it began: lots of confusion, frustration and doubts! Many of us simply did not get the point and started to flounder in the…
IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements
IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements represents a basis of the whole IFRS reporting, as it sets overall requirements for the presentation of financial statements, guidelines for their structure and minimum requirements for their content. Financial Statements Purpose of the financial statements is to provide information about…
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