Monthly Archives: December 2008

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Inventory valuation

A company yet to start production had bought some raw materials necessary for production. But the production has been delayed. In the mean time the market value of raw materials has came down. what should be the accounting treatment for the raw material at year end ? should it be valued at current market price [...]

By |December 23rd, 2008|IAS 2|3 Comments

Listed EU companies

hi where can i get financial reports of IFRS compliant companies specially in the finance field

By |December 19th, 2008|IFRS|2 Comments

Provision for commission to agents on outstanding premiums

To all, Can any one clarify whether it is necessary for provision for commission to agents to be made for the premiums not yet received, at the end of every month. jay For any provision, I think you'd first need to look at IAS 37 paragraph 14. Is there a present obligation as a result [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

IFRS file (pdf) are now available in all EU languages

Dear allThis is just to inform you that IFRS file (pdf) in all EU Languages is now online.Find your resource pdf here | http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ%3AL%3A2008%3A320%3ASOM%3AEN%3AHTMLHave a good joining. Regards Simone Salvi

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|1 Comment

About normal capacity

Dear all Can someone tell me how do you define normal capacity of IAS 2? In IAS 2, it said that normal capacity is the production expected to be achieved on average over a number of periods or seasons under normal circumstances. I am wondering how to caculate the normail capacity? ex: one machine can [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Termination provisions

Dear IFRS team, We provide for early retirement or termination charges. Would it be right in making the provision for the whole liability (which could be for 5-10 years) that we know about in the year which we make that commitment, or should this cost just hit the P&L as and when it occurs? Many [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Audit Informationa Hotel (Hospitality) Project

Dear Collegues,Really appriciate if anybody could share me the Hotel Internal Audit Procedure and plan, stretegy (Hospitality). or any website link, PDF, presentation file.Thanks in advance

By |December 15th, 2008|AUDIT|0 Comments

Revenue recognition and provision

Dear All, Can any one give their opinion on the below: The organization is charging license cancellation fee for each customer's license cancellation. What if customer ran away without canceling license. Now the Organization wants to cancel on their own and charge license fee and recognize revenue and provide against doubtful debts. In my opinion [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Cost Accounting and Software

Dear Ifrs members, A manufacturing company in plastic have main raw materials based on oil and sometimes during the month the price of oil increase and decrease very sharply. However, in the software of the accounting system, the cost is based on standard cost changed only once a month. The name of the software is [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Capitalization of Visa Charges

Dear All Greeting In UAE work visa would be for 3 years and cost would be paid by the employer and in my company it is practice to debit as administration expense. Employees must has to complete 3 years and if he/she leave the job prior to three years he has to pay back the [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

IFRS-1

dear sir or mam   When one company adopt the IFRSs 1 first time then what are the irems exempted from national GAAP in the case of convergance to IFRSs.   Thanks   Sincerely yours, Rakesh dear rakesh pls read ifrs 1 and see the exemption given for the same there are 10 exemptions Regards Jignesh [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Investment decision

Dear Every one, Can any one help to solve the following problems:     Say, XY is a joint venture company between X & Y with 70:30 proportion with issued capital of  $100. Now, Y intends to offload its share to Z company for a consideration of $ 80. Now the question is how this investment [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Interest Capitalization

The Company has taken a loan for construction of projects. A part of amount is kept in FD with the Bank. Interest is capitalized on the amount paid as per payment certificates like draw down. If the project is capitalized and 2 payment certificates received after the capitalization date. Now question is whether interest will [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

News about IAS/IFRS from EU – Link to IFRS file (in pdf)

Dear allPlease find attached a news from European Commission about IFRS. In addition you'll find a link to a pdf file related to consolidated text of IFRS.Have a good joining. Regards Simone SalviAccounting standards: Commission adopts consolidated text of IFRS applicable in the EUThe European Commission has adopted on Monday 3 November the consolidated text [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Valuation Method

Dear all. I have a question on valuation of equity investments. What is the best method to value an unquoted investment Cheers Shehzad   Well for unquoted investment you could: If there is substantial market and volume of such equity in the market then, you could value it using market price. If there is not [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Request for auditing standard

Dear all, Can you share me the international auditing standard document. Thanks Danella,I double checked after the comment below, and I agree with Hemant. IAS 21.28 explicitly states that gains/losses on forex should be recognized in P&L. The forex is not attributable to the asset but to the financial liability.http://www.ifac.org/IAASB/ My apologies for my earlier [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|AUDIT|1 Comment

Capitalization

Dear friends, Can you please give your opinion for the capitalization of the followings: Modification to Existing Car Park Construction of Temporary Car Park Refurnish-Cooling Tower Thanks Hemant Dear I think that all of these costs should be capitalized. -- Hesham I agree with Hesham, it is to be capitalised, modification & refurnishing extends the [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|IFRS|0 Comments

Training

Hi Can someone tell me IFRS training centre at CHENNAI. Thanks ANANTH Please find attached for your nominations / attendance. Best regards, Sridhar

By |December 15th, 2008|TRAINING|0 Comments

Need help to fill in ACCA training experience

Hello, My first time posting. This is probably the wrong place to ask. Does anybody know how to fill in the ACCA TDM (Training Development Matrix) ? I have been struggling with it. I tried to find the user guideline on MYACCA site but could not find any that is useful. There is performance objective [...]

By |December 15th, 2008|TRAINING|0 Comments