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Politics have a lot of influences when setting the acceptable accounting standards. People who have their economic personal interests have used politics to set accounting standards, which are beneficial to them.… In china they follow the Chinese Accounting Standards (CAS) while companies in the United States of America follow the Genarally Accepted Accounting…
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China accounting standards
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China accounting standards Introduction The accounting standards are a set of principles that provides the right direction in adopting accounting practices. The accounting standards play the role of standardizing the account practices across national and international boundaries.… The accounting standards determine the procedure for preparation of financial…
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Global accounting standards
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The increasing importance of a single set of global accounting standards in international market has given rise to the debate.The decision on the part of the European Union to require its all the member states to adapt their local GAAPs with respect to the IAS/IFRS, proved to be a milestone in the journey of IASB towards the FASB.… The increasing importance of…
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International Accounting Standards Essay
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International Accounting Standards (IAS) are a set of accounting standards promulgated by the International Accounting Standards committee (IASC), which are intended to be used as a basis for cross-border capital raising and listing in global financial markets.… (Salter et al, 1996). The main goal of the International set of Accounting Standards is to…
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Unified Financial Accounting Standards
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Unified Financial Accounting Standards It is arguably true that the modern business world experience numerous business operations and relevant assessment measures that determine the success of such operations in the competitive world.… Unified Financial Accounting Standards Indeed, since the modern business takes place in a global market, there is absolute…
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Harmonisation of Accounting Standards
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HARMONISATION OF ACCOUNTING STANDARDS (Author’s name) (Institutional Affiliation) Abstract Efforts to harmonize accounting standards began decades ago, with the primary objective being the need to provide a professional shape and essence to accounting standards and the harmonization process in general (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007, pg.17).…
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International Accounting Standards Board
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TheIASB (InternationalAccounting Standards Board)is an independent standard-setting board, appointed and overseen by a geographically and professionally diverse group ofTrustees of the IASC Foundation who are accountable to the public interest" (IASB, n.d.). … The IASC Foundation is managed by 22 Trustees. The Trustees include highly experienced public and…
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Principles-based accounting standards
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Some recent discussions of U.S. financial reporting include implicit or explicit recommendations that the U.S. abandon the current allegedly "rules-based" system in favor of a "principles-based" system,with the implication that some or all of the current difficulties facing U.S. financial reporting would be alleviated or even eliminated by such a shift.…
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Chinese Accounting Standards
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Present Chinese accounting standards PRC GAAP and its implementation have their roots in Russian macro-economy oriented accounting system of early 1950s. Over a period of time China has adapted international accounting ways and aligned its PRC GAAP accounting standards on the line of international Standards IFRSs.… China is world's second largest economy. Over…
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Implementing international accounting standards
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The implementation of international accounting standards (IAS's) has been an issue of much debate since the 1960's, but has come to the fore in recent years, after the 2002 decision of the EU to make the adoption of IAS's compulsory for listed companies from the 1st of January 2005, when compiling consolidated financial statements. … "As markets converge and…
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Convergence of Accounting Standards
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Business firms publish their company's profitability and financial condition in their various financial and economic reports annually or quarterly. Investors and creditors around the world base their investment decisions in the capital markets in these reports.… The world markets are increasingly converging due to globalization, and there is a constant flow of…
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Financial accounting standards board
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The alternative accounting method becomes effective once the amendment is approved by the FASB and within the first two years succeeding the approval date of this amendment. Business combinations that shall have taken place during the same fiscal year as the year of approval may… However, after the approval of the amendment, entities going through mergers and…
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Accounting standards board
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Accounting Standards Board (ASB) believes that the statement of principles is a narrative of the fundamental approach underlining the financial statements of all profit oriented businesses.This approach is intended to be up-to-date,consistent internally and should also be in line with all other approaches adopted in the world.… Accounting Standards Board (ASB)…
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Accounting Standards Boards
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Relationship between IASB and FASB. The IASB main aim is to make international financial reporting standards while FASB focuses on a rule based approach. The two boards IASB and FASB are working together since 2002… This convergence was done in order to improve the two main US accounting principles i.e. IFRA and GAAP. China and Japan also worked in this…
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Accounting Standards Boards
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The two boards IASB and FASB are working together since 2002. This concept of convergences rose in 1950’s, which was a reply to the integration of World War II… This was done to make a work plan which should be used to incorporate IFRA standards in US financial reporting system (Colson, Robert H, 2003, p.22). An international congress of accountant was hosted…
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New Zealand accounting standards
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International Accounting Standards Board conducts public meetings to ensure transparency in order to produce new or updated financial reporting standards.This procedure has been adopted to ensure transparency and to involve the opinion of the public.… International Accounting Standards Board conducts public meetings to ensure transparency in order to produce…
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Financial Accounting Standards
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The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is a comprehensive and in depth report written to present the financial condition of each state. It is responsible not only for presenting the state's activities but also for giving balances of the state's expenditures.… The statistics present all this information in the form of numerical data. Thus, the CAFR is…
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Australian accounting standards
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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) had decided to support the fact that Australian Accounting Standards would be consistent with the International Accounting Standards from the adoption onwards due to certain specific reasons. The first reason is the challenge that has been put upon the US GAAP standards.… Several international legal systems are based on…
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International accounting standards
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The purpose of this paper is to understand the implications the prevalent global financial crisis will have on the organizations that are placed in order to determine the accounting standards for firms to follow Now,in the U.S.,the applicable regulations are GAAP,while in Europe they are the International Financial Reporting Standards. … The purpose of this…
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International Accounting Standards
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The financial statements are generally composed of a) statement of financial position or some countries call them balance sheet and the b) statement of operations or some countries call it income statement. These two financial statements are used by many sectors which includes the customers, creditors, suppliers, managers, board of directors, employees and labor unions, banks, government regulatory agencies and government tax agencies.…
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International Accounting Standards
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Department of Accounting and Finance FINANCIAL ACCOUNITNG 2 INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD by and Number An assignment submitted in partial fulfilment of the assessment for the Financial Accounting 2 Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction 3 Chapter 2: IFRS and IASB 6 Chapter 3: IFRS and Fair Value System 11 Chapter 4: Practical implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards 15 Chapter 5: Conclusions, Implication and Recommendation 16 Reference List 18 Chapter 1: Introduction The main aim of the report is to elaborate the facts and objectives of IFRS and IASB.…
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International Accounting Standards Board Deliberations
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The research focuses on the understanding the conceptual framework of accounting reports. The accounting reports are grounded on U.S. GAAP, U.K. GAAP, or International Accounting Standards.… In terms of the history of accounting information, Macve theorized that the accounting of business transactions during the Greek and Roman period and contradictions to the…
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International Accounting Standards Master Essay
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The International Accounting Standards Committee, founded 1973, had been responsible for the development and implementation of the International Accounting Standards(Hopwood,2004). After setting the standards, a draft of the standard will be submitted to all its 114 member countries for comments.… The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) replaced…
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Accounting standards: rules vs principles
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In recent times accounting and financial scandals have brought to fore the issue of accounting standards.Currently rule-based accounting standards are longer and more complex filled with specific details in an attempt to address as many potential contingencies as possible.… In recent times accounting and financial scandals have brought to fore the issue of…
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Harmonisation of International Accounting Standards
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An author of this study "Harmonisation of International Accounting Standards" will highlight an importance of Culture in the Development of Accounting Standards. Therefore, the following writing will focus on various cultural aspects and values in order to analyze the thesis.… The cultural environment of a country plays a significant role in determining the…
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