December 16, 2020

At least 100 words per each-


In your opinion, how would the AICPA adoption of International Accounting Standards potentially affect how American companies value inventory? Explain.


Under what circumstances must a company estimate its inventory? What are the differences between using the gross profit method and the retail inventory method for estimating inventory? 


How do you account for the disposition of fixed assets? What are the differences in how the exchanges of assets are handled, pending on whether they are similar or dissimilar? What is the rationale for these differences? What is the effect on the companies’ financial statements?


What are the criteria for capitalization of fixed assets? What items are included in the cost of a fixed asset? When is interest included in the cost of a fixed asset? 


Explain when companies use the relative sales value method to value inventories.



Describe the accounting treatment for costs subsequent to acquisition.