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TRANSLATION OF FOREIGN CURRENCY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS. When a U.S. company prepares its financial statements, it must include its foreign-based operations: a) measured in US dollars b) reported using GAAP.

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When a U.S. company prepares its financial statements, it must include its foreign-based operations:a) measured in US dollarsb) reported using GAAP


The foreign operations may be a subsidiaries b branches c other investments of the us firm
The foreign operations may be: must include its foreign-based operations:a) subsidiariesb) branchesc) other investments of the US firm


OBJECTIVE OF TRANSLATION PROCESS: must include its foreign-based operations:Provide information that shows the expected impact of exchange rate changes on the US company’s cash flows and equity.


STEPS IN THE TRANSLATION PROCESS: must include its foreign-based operations:Receive financial statements of foreign subsidiary (reported in a foreign currency).Restate to conform to GAAP (on worksheet).Translate amount in each account into US $.Consolidate the translated accounts with the parent’s accounts.


METHODS OF TRANSLATION PERMITTED UNDER GAAP: must include its foreign-based operations:Current Rate MethodTemporal MethodChoice based on Functional Currency of the foreign operation.


FUNCTIONAL CURRENCY: must include its foreign-based operations:The currency of the environment in which the entity primarily generates and expends cash.[In highly inflationary economies, the Functional Currency must be the US dollar].


Tugas 25 tugas kelompok tugas25 doc lihat di folder tugas25
Tugas 25: Tugas Kelompok must include its foreign-based operations:Tugas25.doc lihat di folder Tugas25


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