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HMRC Consults On Tax Changes For New Lease Accounting

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, August 12, 2016

HM Revenue and Customs has pointed out that the new accounting standard – International Financial Reporting Standards 16 Leases – issued by the International Accounting Standards Board in January this year, will necessitate changes to the existing tax rules for the leasing of plant or machinery in the United Kingdom. Read Full Story

 


IASB To Bring All Leases Onto Corporate Balance Sheets

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, January 15, 2016

On January 13, the International Accounting Standards Board issued a new Accounting Standard – IFRS 16 Leases - which will compel companies to report on their balance sheets current lease commitments, which are thought to total USD3.3 trillion. Read Full Story

 


FASB Sets Out Accounting Convergence Plans

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Russell Golden, the Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, which is responsible for US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, has confirmed that it will work towards global accounting standards that are as comparable as possible. Read Full Story

 


IASB Proposes Clarifications To Revenue Recognition

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The International Accounting Standards Board, responsible for International Financial Reporting Standards, has published an exposure draft with proposed clarifications and transition reliefs for its new standard on the recognition of revenue from contracts with customers. Read Full Story

 


IASB Updates On Global IFRS Use

by Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, New York

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, Hans Hoogervorst, has provided an update on the progress of International Financial Reporting Standards adoption around the world. Read Full Story

 


Talk Of Converging Islamic, IASB Accounting Standards

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions has indicated that it is now prepared to collaborate with the International Accounting Standards Board on the possible convergence of their corporate and financial accounting standards. Read Full Story

 


Full US Adoption of IASB Becoming Less Likely: Fitch

by Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, New York

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Full adoption by the United States of International Financial Reporting Standards appears unlikely to occur in the intermediate term as the major accounting standard setters continue to move away from full convergence of their standards, according to a Fitch Ratings report. Read Full Story

 


FASB, IASB Issue New Revenue Recognition Rules

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, June 2, 2014

The International Accounting Standards Board, responsible for International Financial Reporting Standards, and the Financial Accounting Standards Board, responsible for United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, have issued a converged standard on the recognition of revenue from contracts with customers. Read Full Story

 


IASB Tinkers With IFRS 9: Financial Instruments

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The International Accounting Standards Board has launched a consultation on limited changes to the classification and measurement requirements for financial instruments under International Financial Reporting Standards 9: Financial Instruments. Read Full Story

 


IASB To Examine 'Disclosure Overload'

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, November 19, 2012

Accounting standards setter, the International Accounting Standards Board, has announced that is to hold an event in the New Year to discuss with preparers, auditors, regulators, and users of financial statements how to improve the usefulness and clarity of financial disclosures. Read Full Story

 

 

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