Additionally, the information value of reported financial information will be improved. It is unlikely that the entity will sell the building for that price. Can be calculated on a periodic basis or as each shipment is received. When the circumstances that existed which required the write down no longer exist, the write-down may be reversed back up to cost. In this situation, the assets should be classified as held and used for purposes of impairment testing until the entity commits to a plan and meets all the held-for-sale requirements.
Asset or disposal group that are available for immediate sale in its present condition subject only to terms that are usual and customary for sales of such assets or disposal groups ; and B. Disclosure — non-current assets held-for-sale Non-current assets held-for-sale and assets of disposal groups must be disclosed separately from other assets in the balance sheet. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the placement of these cookies and to similar technologies as described in our. Careful assessment of held for sale criteria and the interaction with other standards and disclosures is key to preventing any last minute surprises. Any assets that will not be sold are reclassified as held-and-used as described above. Such a non-current asset will be classified as held-for-sale at the date of the acquisition only if it is anticipated that it will be sold within the one-year period, and it is highly probable that the held-for-sale criteria will be met within a short period normally three months of the acquisition date. Measuring of costs to sell 3.
See also notes on specific exclusions from measurement under Measurement of Inventories. If the entity presents profit or loss in a separate statement, a section identified as relating to discontinued operations is presented in that separate statement. Specific disclosures are also required for discontinued operations and disposals of non-current assets. The total of the post-tax profit or loss of the discontinued operation, and the post-tax gain or loss recognised on the measurement to fair value less cost to sell or on the disposal , should be presented as a single figure on the face of the income statement. Other key points Entities often acquire non-current assets exclusively with a view to disposal.
The units to be closed constitute a major segment of its business and will close in the current financial year. Determination of fair values on individual assets held for sale or disposal groups 2. If this information is presented on the face of the income statement, then the information should be separately disclosed from that of continuing operations. It also establishes standards for the presentation and disclosure of discontinued operations, whether or not they include long-lived assets. Any subsequent increases in fair value less cost to sell of the asset can be recognised in profit and loss to the extent that it is not in excess of the cumulative impairment loss that has been recognised. A disposal group may be a group of cash generating units, a single cash generating unit or part of a cash generating unit.
Additionally, the entity is planning to sell part of its business and has actively marketed the business at a fair price but, before the business can be sold, government approval is required and any sale requires government approval. However, a disposal group that is to be abandoned may meet the definition of a discontinued activity. Long-Lived Assets to Be Disposed Of by Sale The accounting model for long-lived assets to be disposed of by sale is used for all long-lived assets, whether previously held and used or newly acquired. In this case, it should be valued at the lower of the carrying amount before the asset or disposal group was classified as held-for-sale as adjusted for any subsequent depreciation, amortisation or re-valuation , and its recoverable amount at the date of the decision not to sell. Interest and other expenses related to the liabilities of a held-for-sale disposal group are accrued as incurred. An impairment loss is recognized for any initial or subsequent write-down of the asset or disposal group to its fair value, less cost to sell.
A disposal group is a group of assets to be disposed of in a single transaction as a group and the liabilities directly associated with those assets that will be transferred with those assets e. Cost to sell includes brokerage commissions, legal fees, title transfer fees, and other closing costs that must be incurred prior to transfer of legal title to assets. There are several other discloses required, including a description of the non-current assets of a disposal group, a description of the facts and circumstances of the sale, and the expected manner and timing of that disposal. Meeting all of these criteria can be difficult and the assessment of each takes a significant amount of judgement. The liabilities must also be disclosed separately in the balance sheet. A disposal group is a group of assets to be disposed of, by sale or otherwise, together as a group in a single transaction and liabilities directly associated with those assets that will be transferred in the transaction. Show how the disposal group would be accounted for in the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2006.
Answer The building will not be classified as held-for-sale as it is not available for immediate sale because, until new premises have been found, the office staff will remain in the existing building. Entities should be able to provide process flowcharts or process narratives explaining the policies and processes around these areas. However, based on the extant rules or policies, they may be transferred to any other holding portfolios. Compliance with the conditions above, must be evidenced by visible audit trail. The External Auditors would need to be assured that non-current assets classified as held for sale are: A.
When non-current assets or disposal groups are classified as held-for-sale, they are measured at the lower of the carrying amount and fair value less cost to sell. An example where this may not be the case is where a manufacturing facility is being sold, but a backlog of orders exists that is not part of the transaction. How to Measure Long-lived Assets Classified as Held-for-sale Long-lived assets disposal groups classified as held-for-sale are measured at the lower of their carrying amount or fair value less cost to sell. In the balance sheet, the major classes of assets and liabilities classified as held-for-sale should be separately disclosed on the face of the balance sheet or in the notes. Changes to a plan of sale Entities are expected to present relevant, reliable and verifiable facts to the External Auditors to support their assertions. For the third criteria, an active program to sell may include marketing efforts, and other work streams such as legal or financial activities.