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When applying the corridor approach, what are the three steps in determining the amount of amortization of net gain or loss?

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State the three steps that involved in computing the amount of amortization of net loss or gain, when applying the corridor approach.

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Pension plan: Pension plan is the plan devised by corporations to pay the employees an income after their retirement, in the form of pension.

In order to apply the corridor approach, the companies should follow the following three steps:

    1. At the beginning of the year, the cumulative net gain or loss should be calculated.

    2. The corridor approach is calculated as 10% of the beginning projected benefit obligation or fair value of plan asset whichever is greater...

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