Accounting for Business Combinations

Accounting for Business Combinations
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Price: $39.99
Credits: 4.0
Prerequisite: Basic Accounting Knowledge
Level: Basic to Intermediate
Model: KC002
Author: Kelen F. Camehl, CPA, MBA
Average Rating: Not Rated
Fields of study: Accounting
Format: PDF


Accounting for Business Combinations

This course provides an in-depth overview of the accounting and reporting requirements with respect to business combinations as prescribed by Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 805, Business Combinations.  The overall objective of the guidance included within ASC 805 is to improve the relevance, representational faithfulness, and comparability of the information that a reporting entity provides in its financial reports about a business combination and its effects.  Note that this course reflects changes issued through ASU No. 2017-01.   

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

·       Identify the definition of a business as it relates to a business combination transaction

·       List the steps involved in the acquisition method

·       Identify the acquisition date for a business combination

·       Recognize principles and exceptions in the measurement of assets and liabilities of a business combination

·       Differentiate between the various categories of intangible assets

·       Recognize how to measure goodwill and gains from bargain purchases

·       Identify the measurement period for business combinations

·       Recognize financial statement disclosures related to business combinations

·       Identify the relief afforded to private and not-for-profit entities for business combinations

·       Differentiate between measurement principles of business combinations and asset acquisitions

         Revision Date:1/14/22

Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed
Advance Preparation : None
Intended Participants :
Any CPA looking to maintain or enhance their professional competence

Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase. A minimum passing grade of 70% or better is required to receive CPE
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