What is aasb124?

What is aasb124?

STANDARD. Accounting Standard AASB 124. The Australian Accounting Standards Board makes Accounting Standard AASB 124 Related Party Disclosures under section 334 of the Corporations Act 2001.

Is AASB same as IFRS?

In 2007, the AASB modified Australian Accounting Standards so that their requirements are identical to IFRSs as issued by the IASB for for-profit entities. Some additional disclosures were retained and some non-IFRS compliant requirements apply for not-for-profit and public sector entities.

Which accounting standards are used in Australia?

By adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS ® Standards), Australia is delivering more transparent financial information for shareholders and regulators. Australian accounting standards are based on IFRS Standards.

What is exchange difference as defined in AASB 121?

Exchange difference is the difference resulting from translating a given number of units of one currency into another currency at different exchange rates. AASB 121-compiled 10 STANDARD Functional currency is the currency of the primary economic environment in which the entity operates.

What is asa550?

Under ASA 550, the auditor is under an obligation to review information provided by those charged with governance and management identifying related party transactions and to be alert for other material related party transactions. reviewing minutes of meetings of shareholders and those charged with governance.

Are Australian accounting standards equivalent to IFRS?

Australia has adopted IFRS Standards since 1 January 2005. In 2007, the AASB approved an ‘Amending Standard’ that rescinded the changes that the AASB had made to IFRS when it initially adopted them as Australian Equivalents of IFRS Standards.

Does Australia use international accounting standards?

Yes. Yes. Australia has already adopted IFRS Standards for all companies (for-profit entities) that are ‘Reporting Entities’.

Who does the AASB report to?

The AASB is an Australian Government agency, reporting to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer.

What is the purpose of having Australian accounting standards as prescribed by the AASB?

facilitate the Australian economy by reducing the cost of capital, enabling Australian entities to compete effectively overseas, leaving accounting standards that are clearly stated and easily to understand, and to maintain investor confidence in the Australian economy (including its capital markets).

How is AASB 124 related to other accounting standards?

AASB 124 is to be read in the context of other Australian Accounting Standards, including AASB 1048 Interpretation and Application of Standards, which identifies the Australian Accounting Interpretations.

How are related party Disclosures set out in AASB 124?

Australian Accounting Standard AASB 124 Related Party Disclosures is set out in paragraphs 1 – Aus29.2 and Appendices A – B and the Australian Implementation Guidance. All the paragraphs have equal authority. Paragraphs in bold type state the main principles. AASB 124 is to be read in the context of other Australian Accounting

Can a AASB standard be used in Australia?

This compiled AASB Standard contains International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation copyright material. Reproduction within Australia in unaltered form (retaining this notice) is permitted for personal and non-commercial use subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.

Where can I find Australian Accounting Standards Board?

Prepared on 4 November 2009 by the staff of the Australian Accounting Standards Board. Compiled versions of Standards, original Standards and amending Standards (see Compilation Details) are available on the AASB website: www.aasb.gov.au. Printed copies of original Standards and amending Standards are available for purchase by contacting: