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Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events Definition The definition of a subsequent events are generally defined as events that occurs after the year end period but before the financial statements have been issued. A subsequent event falls underneath the disclosure principle and can be confusing to many accountants that encounter them. However, the codification provides guidance under ASC 855

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Probable Losses

See Also: Accounting Principles Subsequent Events Business Segments Accounting Changes Probable Losses Definition Probable losses disclosure or the disclosure of loss contingencies is usually a concern for ongoing litigation proceedings or perhaps the discontinuance of an operation that will likely see a loss when it is sold. This form of probable accounting falls under the

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Full Disclosure Principle

See also: Accounting Principles 5, 6, and 7 Accrual Based Accounting GAAP Rules Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) What is GAAP? Full Disclosure Principle Definition As one of the principles in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the Full Disclosure Principle definition requires that all situations, circumstances, and events that are relevant to financial statement users

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Business Segment Reporting

See Also: Accounting Principles 1, 2, & 3 Accounting Principles 5, 6, & 7 Probable Losses Subsequent Events Accounting Changes Business Segment Definition Define a business segment as an area of operation in which a company has an established separate product line or industry in which the company operates. For example, General Electric operates in

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Disclosure of Accounting Changes

See Also: Accounting Principles Probable Losses Subsequent Events Business Segments How to Make Dramatic Changes in Business Planning Your Exit Strategy Percentage Completion Method What Your Banker Wants You To Know Accounting Changes Explanation Accounting changes and error corrections are the switch from one principle of accounting to another – like with inventory and recognition

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