Tax-Basis Financial Statements and Other Special Purpose Framework
Author: Steven C. Fustolo, CPA
Electronic version only
The objective of this course is to discuss the general rules and applications used in the preparation of and reporting on tax-basis financial statements and other bases of accounting found within the special purpose frameworks (also referred to as other comprehensive bases of accounting).
With this 10-hour course you will:
- Get a 298-page PDF manual
- Identify an accounting standard that exempts non-public entities from its application
- Recall a disadvantage of the AICPA’s Financial Reporting Framework for SMEs
- Recognize the type of criteria on which the other basis of accounting is based
- Recall whether a one-member LLC is permitted to issue tax-basis financial statements
- Identify the best use for tax-basis accrual financial statements
- Recognize an example of a permanent difference
- Recall an example of a GAAP disclosure that can be eliminated by using tax-basis financial statements
- Identify a situation in which tax-basis financial statements might be misleading
- Recall ways in which nontaxable revenues and nondeductible expenses can be presented in tax-basis financial statements
- Recognize which type of exchange of assets no longer qualifies for like-kind treatment in tax-basis financial statements
- Recall how to account for the installment sales method under GAAP as compared with tax-basis financial statements
- Recognize how an entity accounts for a change in accounting method in the tax-basis of accounting
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Course level: Overview
General understanding of U.S. GAAP, compilation and review and auditing standards, and federal income taxation is required.
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