COVID-19 and continuing as a going concern

Under U.S. GAAP, an entity is presumed to be a going concern until the entity’s liquidation becomes impending. But what exactly does that mean? Going concern signifies that the company is financially stable enough to meet its current obligations and can continue operations for the foreseeable future. Don’t miss: COVID-19 leads to slow moving and …

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COVID-19 leads to slow moving and obsolete inventory

Millions of retailers and manufacturers across the nation have dealt with pandemic shutdowns and capacity restrictions that have not only negatively impacted their bottom line, but also led to an increase in the levels of inventory on hand. Depending on the type of inventory, the aged inventory will likely require special attention and analysis to …

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How do you record one time transactions?

Have you ever had a unique, one-time transaction and wondered how it should be accounted for in your financial statements? Previously, U.S. GAAP included the concept of extraordinary items. However, this was eliminated as the FASB wanted to reduce the cost and complexity of preparing financial statements. With this elimination, the FASB kept a requirement …

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Changes to auditor’s reports are coming

If you have audited financial statements, you should be aware that the accompanying auditor’s report is soon going to have a new look under a new audit standard. This new standard will significantly change the form and content of the auditor’s report. Some of the main changes include revisions to the layout of the report, …

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