Financial Reporting


FASB approved proposed FASB Staff Position no. FIN 48-2, Effective Date of FASB Interpretation No. 48 for Certain Nonpublic Enterprises , which defers the effective date of FIN 48 for qualified entities to the annual financial statements for fiscal years beginning after Dec. 15, 2007, unless they have issued a full set of annual financial statements incorporating the recognition, measurement and disclosure requirements of FIN 48, Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes . Nonpublic consolidated entities of public enterprises that apply GAAP are ineligible for the deferral. The FSP is available at www.fasb.org/pdf/fsp_fin48-2.pdf .

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