Tag: IFRS

Selling Your Business & the Value of Accounting Records

M&A Current Environment 2020 and 2021 have been record years for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) despite COVID19.  Liquidity in the marketplace, abundance of retiring baby boomers, and low interest rates continue to fuel the M&A market.   This seller’s market has allowed multiples for selling businesses to remain at high levels.  Investment bankers representing sellers are

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What is GAAP?

What is GAAP? GAAP stands for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. It is the set of rules and guidelines for U.S. companies to follow. GAAP regulates financial reporting for public companies, private businesses, non-profits, and government authorities. This means that GAAP outlines the procedures to make sure that businesses are recording their financials in the same

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International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

See Also: Financial Instruments Finance Beta Definition Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Financial Ratios International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of rules and standards for preparing financial statements. An organization called the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued the IFRS. The goal

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Amortization

In accounting, amortization refers to the periodic expensing of the value of an intangible asset. Similar to depreciation of tangible assets, intangible assets are typically expensed over the course of the asset’s useful life. It represents reduction in value of the intangible asset due to usage or obsolescence. Basically, intangible assets decrease in value over time, and amortization

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Accounting Principles 1, 2, and 3

See Also: Accounting Principles 5, 6, and 7 Continuous Accounting: The New Age of Accounting Accounting Principles 1, 2, and 3 Basic accounting principles are generally held and regulated under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) also provides rulings and general practices with regard to these accounting principles. Some of

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Compare IFRS vs US GAAP for SME’s

Do you want to know what is going to change when the new international standards are adopted? The AICPA has now created a wiki comparing the streamlined and complete version of the international standards using IFRS vs US GAAP for SME’s (Small and Medium Sized Entities). All of the sections of the IFRS will be

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