By William Sinnett, Financial Executives Research Foundation
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Balances Amounts due to, or reccwerable from, Customs and Excise are not required to be disclosed separately. Cross references CA 1985 Balance sheet formats include an item called 'other creditors including 26 SSAP 5 Value added tax taxation and social security'. The amount due to Customs and Excise for VAT falls under this heading. Standards There is no equivalent lAS. Interesting points Has SSAP 5 become redundant? The book-keeping automatically deals with the problem now that turnover is not simply a memorandum note in the published accounts.
The amount due to Customs and Excise for VAT falls under this heading. Standards There is no equivalent lAS. Interesting points Has SSAP 5 become redundant? The book-keeping automatically deals with the problem now that turnover is not simply a memorandum note in the published accounts. The CA 1985 formats deal with disclosure of balances. g. telephone, stationery) 4,000 Total 24,000 2,400 600 3,000 Outputs: Subject to VAT (including zero rated) Exempt supplies Total Inputs: VAT 3,600 The whole of the f2,400 input VAT can be set against the f3,600 output VAT.
Disclose diluted EPS if dilution is 5% or more of the basic EPS. Presentation and disclosure Earnings per share On face of profit and loss account even when negative (loss per share). Basis either in the profit and loss account or in the notes. Corresponding amounts for previous year. FuHy diluted EPS To have equal prominence if disclosed. g. due to adjustments for interest) the amount should not be shown. Diluted EPS not required if basic is negative and as dilution relates to future events it would not normally be meaningful to apply it to comparatives.
Accounting Standards: Are We Ready for Principles-Based Guidelines by William Sinnett, Financial Executives Research Foundation