Cash Flow Map

Cash Flow Map Concept: Cash Flow Map is a financial demonstration that presents a group of cash entries and exits (availabilities) in an entity…

Cost method

The cost method is a method of accounting for an investment whereby the investment is recognised at cost. The investor recognises income from the investment only to the extent that the investor receives distributions from accumulated profits of the investee arising after the date of acquisition. Distributions received in excess of such profits are regarded […]

Equity method

The equity method is a method of accounting whereby the investment is initially recognised at cost and adjusted thereafter for the post-acquisition change in the investor’s share of net assets of the investee. The profit or loss of the investor includes the investor’s share of the profit or loss of the investee. Under the equity […]

Management Accountancy

Management Accountancy Concept: Management accountancy (also designated by analytical accountancy or also internal accountancy) is one of…


Material concept According to the International Accounting Standards, omissions or misstatements of items are material if they could, individually or collectively, influence the economic decisions of users taken on the basis of the financial statements. Materiality depends on the size and nature of the omission or misstatement judged in the surrounding circumstances. The size or […]

Significant influence

According to the International Accounting Standards, significant influence is the power to participate in the financial and operating policy decisions of the investee but is not control or joint control over those policies. If an investor holds, directly or indirectly (e.g. through subsidiaries), 20 per cent or more of the voting power of the investee, it […]

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