Intermediate Accounting I Week 1

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Chapter 1 CA1-1 (FASB and Standard-Setting) Presented below are four statements which you are to identify as true or false. If false, explain why the statement is false. 1. GAAP is the term used to indicate the whole body of FASB authoritative literature. 2. Any company claiming compliance with GAAP must comply with most standards and interpretations but does not have to follow the disclosure requirements. 3. The primary governmental body that has influence over the FASB is the SEC. 4. The FASB has a government mandate and therefore does not have to follow due process in issuing a standard. CA1-3 (Financial Reporting and Accounting Standards) Answer the following multiple-choice questions. 1. GAAP stands for: (a) governmental…show more content…
(h) Arises from income statement activities that constitute the entity’s ongoing major or central operations. (i) Residual interest in the assets of the enterprise after deducting its liabilities. (j) Increases assets during a period through sale of product. (k) Decreases assets during the period by purchasing the company’s own stock. (l) Includes all changes in equity during the period, except those resulting from investments by owners and distributions to owners. E2-7 (Assumptions, Principles, and Constraints) Presented below are a number of operational guidelines and practices that have developed over time. Instructions Select the assumption, principle, or constraint that most appropriately justifies these procedures and practices. (Do not use qualitative characteristics.) (a) Fair value changes are not recognized in the accounting records. (b) Financial information is presented so that investors will not be misled. (c) Intangible assets are capitalized and amortized over periods benefited. (d) Repair tools are expensed when purchased. (e) Agricultural companies use fair value for purposes of valuing crops. (f) Each enterprise is kept as a unit distinct from its owner or owners. (g) All significant postbalance sheet events are reported. (h) Revenue is recorded at point of sale. (i) All important aspects of bond indentures are presented in

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