Homework 1 | Accounting homework help

INSTRUCTIONS: This case asks us to prepare a reconciliation schedule to convert 2014 income and stockholders’ equity from a U.S GAAP basis to IFRS. It begins on page 177 and ends on page 178 of the textbook, at the end of Chapter 4. 

Your case study submission does not need to follow APA formatting. You may submit your reconciliation in Word or Excel with the key goal being to present your work in a clear and understandable fashion. 

 

Bessrawl Corporation

Bessrawl Corporation is a U.S.-based company that prepares its consolidated financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP. The company reported income in 2014 of $1,000,000 and stockholders’ equity at December 31, 2014, of $8,000,000.

The CFO of Bessrawl has learned that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is considering requiring U.S. companies to use IFRS in preparing consolidated financial statements. The company wishes to determine the impact that a switch to IFRS would have on its financial statements and has engaged you to prepare a reconciliation of income and stockholders’ equity from U.S. GAAP to IFRS. You have identified the following five areas in which Bessrawl’s accounting principles based on U.S. GAAP differ from IFRS.

1.                              Inventory

2.                              Property, plant, and equipment

3.                              Intangible assets

4.                              Research and development costs

5.                              Sale-and-leaseback transaction

Bessrawl provides the following information with respect to each of these accounting differences.

Inventory

At year-end 2014, inventory had a historical cost of $250,000, a replacement cost of $180,000, a net realizable value of $190,000, and a normal profit margin of 20 percent.

Property, Plant, and Equipment

The company acquired a building at the beginning of 2013 at a cost of $2,750,000. The building has an estimated useful life of 25 years, an estimated residual value of $250,000, and is being depreciated on a straight-line basis. At the beginning of 2014, the building was appraised and determined to have a fair value of $3,250,000. There is no change in estimated useful life or residual value. In a switch to IFRS, the company would use the revaluation model in IAS 16 to determine the carrying value of property, plant, and equipment subsequent to acquisition.

Intangible Assets

As part of a business combination in 2011, the company acquired a brand with a fair value of $40,000. The brand is classified as an intangible asset with an indefinite life. At year-end 2014, the brand is determined to have a selling price of $35,000 with zero cost to sell. Expected future cash flows from continued use of the brand are $42,000, and the present value of the expected future cash flows is $34,000.

Research and Development Costs

The company incurred research and development costs of $200,000 in 2014. Of this amount, 40 percent related to development activities subsequent to the point

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