Insights into IFRS

Insights into IFRS : KPMG's Practical Guide to International Financial Reporting Standards

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Insights into IFRS - KPMG's practical guide to International Financial Reporting Standards How will the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards affect your organisation? The application of IFRSs can provide a great challenge for your organisation and its financial reporting. You can make the process easier with Insights into IFRS, the practical guide to International Financial Reporting Standards from the KPMG International Financial Reporting Group and Thomson. KPMG member firms have been instrumental in building IFRS resources worldwide. This publication is one result of that work. In addition to an overview of the requirements of IFRS, Insights into IFRS is an interpretative guide based on actual issues and questions from around the world. Insights into IFRS emphasises the practical application of standards and explains the conclusions reached by the KPMG International Financial Reporting Group on many issues. This guide, organised by topic for easier reference, provides the user with easy access to KPMG's views on areas where the standards themselves may seem confusing. How Insights into IFRS can help you: Clearly understand the practical issues of applying and interpreting IFRSs Learn from six years' research and the professional experience of the KPMG International Financial Reporting Group Easily understand the transition to IFRSs with the step-by-step coverage of each topic Anticipate future changes to IFRS as a result of IASB activity Learn from the practical questions which have arisen around the world Contents 1. Background Introduction The Framework 2. General Issues Form and elements of financial statements Statement of changes in equity Statement of cash flows Basis of accounting Consolidation Business Combinations Foreign exchange translation Prior period adjustments and other accounting changes Events after the balance sheet date 3. Specific balance sheet items General Property, plant and equipment Intangible assets and goodwill Investment property Investments in associates and joint ventures Financial instruments Inventories Biological assets Impairment Equity Provisions Deferred tax Contingent assets and liabilities 4. Specific income statement items General Revenue Government grants Employee benefits Share-based payments Financial income and expense Income tax (current tax) Unusual or exceptional items 5. Special topics Leases Segment reporting Earnings per share Discounting operations Non-current assets held for sale and discounted operations Related party disclosures Financial instruments: presentation and disclosure Non-monetary transactions Accompanying financial and other information Interim financial reporting Insurance contracts 6. Transition to IFRSs First time adoption Appendix List of IFRSs in issue at 1 August 2004show more

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  • Hardback
  • Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
  • Gee Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 042189640X
  • 9780421896406

Table of contents

Background. General Issues. Specific balance sheet items. Specific income statement items. Special topics. Transition to IFRSs. Appendix.show more