International Financial Reporting Standards

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.

Why IFRS remains relevant in the U.S.

Knowledge and understanding of IFRS is important in the United States even though FASB’s standard-setting process best serves U.S. capital markets, SEC Chief Accountant Wes Bricker said.

Bringing leases into view

New lease accounting standards issued by FASB and the International Accounting Standards Board will result in substantial changes in recognition and presentation on the balance sheet for lessees.

Where to find January’s flipbook issue

Starting this month, all Association magazines — the Journal of Accountancy, The Tax Adviser, and FM magazine (coming in February) — are completely digital. Read more about the change and get tips on how to access the new flipbook digital issues.

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