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Issues in Financial Accounting + Accounting for Corporate Combinations and Associations + MyLab Accounting without eText, 16th Edition

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Issues in Financial Accounting combines the theoretical with practical application to address key concepts and issues in financial accounting.

Updated to reflect changes to the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) standards and interpretations (up to the end of September 2016), changes to this edition have focused on accounting content and updates.

Real world examples balanced with a breadth and depth of content ensures students develop a critical understanding of the topics in financial accounting.

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Accounting for Corporate Combinations and Associations, is the latest update of this well-known and highly regarded text which provides clear, comprehensive and practical coverage of the process and issues relevant to consolidation accounting.

This edition is a thorough update which reflects the significant changes to the Australian Accounting Standards, IFRS and Corporations Law that have occurred since the last publication.

While working with this text, students learn to explain, execute and evaluate the accounting methods used in consolidations. They will be well equipped to prepare accounts for larger entities, groups and joint ventures.

Accounting for Corporate Combinations and Associations is written for second and third year undergraduate Advanced Financial Accounting, Company Accounting and Consolidated Financial Reporting courses. It is also suitable for students undertaking professional accounting qualifying examinations (in particular the CPA Australia or CA programs).

Issues in Financial Accounting
  • Learning Objectives at the beginning of the chapter and signposted in the margins identify the key topics covered.
  • Accounting in Focus boxes highlight real world financial reports, data and other accounting items of interest from the media.
  • Worked examples demonstrate how to solve accounting problems step-by-step.
  • Glossary definitions in the margins ensure students fully understand the key terms.
  • Selected References highlight classic literature on concepts and issues in accounting.
  • End of Chapter Questions and Problems encourage revision of the theory and practice of skills.
  • Web Exercises provide the link between theory and practice using real company information.
  • Case Studies provide context and exposure to real-life issues that can arise in the practice of financial accounting.

Accounting for Corporate Combinations and Associations
  • As with previous editions, the flexible structure and approach to the topics helps instructors to tailor their course according to their learning objectives. 
  • Practical end of chapter exercises help students develop accounting and analysis skills and enhance their employability. Some of these questions may be performed in Excel help students to gain a clear understanding of how formulas are used to calculate the answers and how changes in one variable affect each other.
  • AASB Standards referenced within the chapter are listed at start of each chapter.
  • Details of the changing scope of differences and similarities between certain Australian Accounting Standards and IFRS as well as the relationship between US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Journals and worksheets visuals are integrated throughout the text.
  • A wide variety of End-of-Chapter questions which encourage critical thinking and analysis.
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Table of contents
Issues in Financial Accounting
  • Part 1 Institutional setting and the conceptual framework
  • Chapter 1 Institutional arrangements for setting accounting standards in Australia
  • Chapter 2 The conceptual framework: Purpose, reporting entity, the objective of financial reporting, and qualitative characteristics
  • Chapter 3 The conceptual framework: Definition, recognition and measurement of the elements in general purpose financial statements
  • Chapter 4 Fair value measurement
  • Chapter 5 The choice of accounting methods
  • Part 2 The statement of financial position
  • Chapter 6 The statement of financial position: An overview
  • Chapter 7 Accounting for current assets
  • Chapter 8 Accounting for property, plant and equipment
  • Chapter 9 Accounting for company income tax
  • Chapter 10 Accounting for intangible assets
  • Chapter 11 Accounting for leases
  • Chapter 12 Accounting for employee benefits
  • Chapter 13 Accounting for financial instruments
  • Part 3 The statement of comprehensive income and further financial reporting issues
  • Chapter 14 The statement of comprehensive income
  • Chapter 15 Revenue
  • Chapter 16 The statement of cash flows
  • Chapter 17 Financial reporting: Segment reporting and highlights statements
  • Chapter 18 Further financial reporting issues
  • Part 4 Industry accounting standards
  • Chapter 19 Accounting for the extractive industries
  • Chapter 20 Accounting for agricultural activity
  • Chapter 21 Accounting for superannuation entities
  • Chapter 22 Accounting for insurance
  • Part 5 International accounting
  • Chapter 23 International accounting standards, harmonisation and convergence
  • Chapter 24 Foreign currency translation
  • Part 6 Accounting and the community
  • Chapter 25 Accounting for corporate social responsibilities
  • Chapter 26 Ethics in accounting

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Accounting for Corporate Combinations and Associations
  • Ch 1. Text objectives and introduction to consolidation
  • Ch 2. Principles of consolidation
  • Ch 3. Fair value adjustments and tax effects
  • Ch 4. Intra-group transactions
  • Ch 5. Non-controlling interest
  • Ch 6. Partly-owned subsidiaries: indirect non-controlling interest
  • Ch 7. Consolidated cash flow statements
  • Ch 8. Accounting for joint arrangements
  • Ch 9. Accounting for associates and joint ventures: the equity method
  • Ch 10. Translation and consolidation of foreign currency financial statements
  • Ch 11. Segment reporting by diversified entities
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