How to account for free assets received under IFRS
The best things in life are free… … at least that’s what Janet Jackson sang in one of her top hits. However, when your company receives some free assets, then the question is: Are they really received at no cost and no strings attached? Is…
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!
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!
Tax Incentives – IAS 12 or IAS 20?
In my previous article about accounting for government grants I asked you to give me some feedback and write me about some problems or issues in this area. Surprisingly, most of your responses asked one and the same question: How to account for tax incentives…
How to Account for Government Grants (IAS 20)
Almost every government supports certain companies or business by providing grants or other kind of assistance. As this is clear benefit and advantage comparing with other companies without such an assistance, it should be properly reported in the financial statements. How? Let’s explain the rules…
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