Financial reporting

IASB clarifies definition of ‘material’

The IASB revised its definition of “material” in an effort to make it easier for companies to decide which information is important enough to include in their financial statements.

FinREC issues working draft on credit loss issue

The AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) issued a working draft of an accounting issue related to the implementation of FASB’s new standard on accounting for credit losses.

FASAB proposal seeks clearer materiality guidance

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) is asking for public comment on a proposal to clarify the implementation of materiality concepts in the issuance of federal financial statements.

GASB proposes targeted improvements, new concepts

GASB issued separate proposals that are designed to deliver targeted improvements to the financial reporting model and advance new concepts to guide the board in developing standards on recognition in state and local government financial statements.

FinREC issues working draft on multiemployer benefit plans

The AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) issued a working draft of a proposed chapter on multiemployer benefit plans and illustrative financial statements, which will be added to the AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide Employee Benefit Plans.

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